Archive: 2003

Same-Sex Marriage Issue Has Interesting Legal Elements

Published: Wednesday, November 26th, 2003

Although the Wisconsin legislature failed to override Gov. Jim Doyle’s veto of legislation to define marriage as between a man and a woman, the issue may be moot if other states recognized same-sex marriage

Lemere Decision Gives Both Sides Ammunition

Published: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2003

The Wisconsin supreme court recently artfully danced around a few thorny policy issues when it released its long-awaited decision in LeMere v. LeMere, 2003 WI 67.

Supreme Court Addresses Child Custody Jurisdiction

Published: Wednesday, July 9th, 2003

The issue of jurisdiction over family court issues became clearer recently when the Supreme Court of Wisconsin issued its opinion in Tammie J.C. v. Robert T.C., 2003 WI 61.

Who Represents Your Child?

Published: Tuesday, July 1st, 2003

When there is a significant dispute over children, in most jurisdictions the court will appoint a representative for the child.

Court Interprets Collection Statute Literally

Published: Sunday, June 1st, 2003

The Wisconsin Supreme Court made its first venture into the complicated issue of the statute of limitations for pursuing child support arrears on May 30, when it decided State v. Hamilton.