Archive: June 2014

Medical Malpractice

Published: Monday, June 30th, 2014

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s latest attack on the legal system is decrying that there are not more medical malpractice lawsuits.

A Troubling Gray Area in Divorce Cases

Published: Monday, June 30th, 2014

Perhaps the greatest gray area in family law in Wisconsin deals with retirement. First, there is no definitive answer to the question, “When can I retire?” Second, there is no definitive answer to the question, “If I can retire, will spousal support be terminated or simply reduced?” A recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision does not do much to answer either question.

Dead Son’s Sperm in Israel

Published: Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Should his parents have power of attorney to use his frozen sperm? It appears that there is no legal obstacle to using the frozen sperm.

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Case on Shirking

Published: Thursday, June 19th, 2014

If there is a support obligation, the choice of employment must take it into account.

Retirement and Maintenance

Published: Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

The Wisconsin Law Journal just published my column on the Brin v. Brin case.

Five Custody Myths

Published: Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

I agree with four out of the five, which is a pretty good percentage.

Same Sex Marriage Now Legal – At Least For Now…

Published: Saturday, June 7th, 2014

I do believe that at some point, same-sex marriages will be recognized everywhere but Judge Crabb’s ruling is going to be reviewed and could be overturned.

Reviewing OLR

Published: Friday, June 6th, 2014

The problem is that our disciplinary system is a joke. Yes, a review is needed. Please make it a serious one.

Creative Settlement Techniques in Divorce

Published: Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Here are some ideas — some tried and tested and some not — which might break the impasse when all else has failed to reach a settlement in a divorce.