Archive: January 2015

SCOTUS Grants Cert on Same-Sex Marriage Case

Published: Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Since the 5th Circuit ruling was not stayed, same-sex couples are now routinely getting marriage in Wisconsin (and elsewhere).

McDonah’s Impact on Child Support

Published: Monday, January 12th, 2015

Wisconsin CA decided life insurance provision was in the nature of child support and thus ended when the children were no longer minors.

Lawyers Shouldn’t Rely on Wisconsin Appeals Court to Bail Them Out

Published: Monday, January 12th, 2015

It is common, where there are minor children, for a divorce agreement to require at least the payor of child support and sometimes both parties to maintain life insurance with the children as beneficiaries. A recent unpublished, but citeable, Wisconsin Court of Appeals case has implications for some of these divorce cases.

Co-Parenting Commandments

Published: Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Co-parenting really does not need 11 commandments. It needs one.