Archive: July 2010

Ruling Sets Bar for Full Payment

Published: Monday, July 19th, 2010

While not directly addressing the issue of continuing contempt, a recent decision by the Wisconsin Court of Appeals does recognize the goal of making the victim whole and provides authority for trial courts to do so.

“Best Interests” Hard to Define

Published: Monday, July 5th, 2010

Winston Churchill once said, “There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in right direction.” Over the past two decades, family law has seen tremendous change, mirroring changes in society. Years ago, for divorcing parents, the “child of tender years” doctrine meant that custody was usually awarded to the mother, with the father having […]