Archive: 2006

Dissipation and Financial Fault

Published: Sunday, October 1st, 2006

Although marital fault is not relevant to property division in Wisconsin, financial fault is very much relevant.

Frisch Is Wrong Case to Address Failure to Provide Income Info

Published: Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006

If the Supreme Court is going to have only one family law case on its docket (and this is currently the only one), Frisch v. Heinrichs is not the case to choose.

Frisch Was Poor Candidate for Publication

Published: Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

Depending on how strictly it’s read, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals holding in Frisch v. Heinrichs may cause severe problems in allowing courts to order a person who disobeys a court order to make the innocent party whole.

Disciplines Overlap in Family Law Cases

Published: Saturday, April 1st, 2006

As divorce lawyers, we are intimately aware of the overlapping relationship between psychology and family law.

Supreme Court Takes Up Placement Issue in Landwehr

Published: Wednesday, February 8th, 2006

On December 13, 2005, the Wisconsin Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Landwehr v. Landwehr, which presents the issue of the proper standard of review when determining a motion to modify physical placement. Let’s hope the high court relies heavily upon a recent court of appeals opinion before rendering its decision in this case.