Archive: September 2007

Family Law Attorney Provides Fresh Frisch Observations

Published: Monday, September 10th, 2007

This is the second of two articles discussing the recent state Supreme Court opinion in Frisch v. Henrichs, 2007 WI 102, which reversed the published decision of the District II Court of Appeals concerning the remedial contempt powers of the circuit courts.

Court Upholds Contempt for Failure to Provide Info

Published: Monday, September 3rd, 2007

May a circuit court use its remedial contempt powers to craft a remedy, where a party fails to provide tax returns and income information in a timely manner as required under statute, a divorce judgement, and a court order, but then the party produces the information just before the contempt hearing? The Wisconsin Supreme Court says “Yes.”