Archive: August 2009

When Is Contempt Continuing?

Published: Monday, August 24th, 2009

As almost any family law attorney can attest, manipulative payors exist. Unfortunately, due to a recent decision from the Wisconsin Supreme Court, their gamesmanship may continue.

Potential Harm Averted in Tensfeldt Decision

Published: Monday, August 10th, 2009

While family lawyers were sleeping, two bullets were dodged with the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision in Tensfeldt v. Haberman, Or, more accurately, one bullet was dodged and one deflected for the time being.

Estate Plan Violated Divorce Agreement

Published: Monday, August 3rd, 2009

In the final days of the 2008-09 term, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided Tensfeldt v. Haberman, and, although the factual situation is somewhat complicated, bear with me — it has some important family law and ethical implications.