Archive: February 2015

Soft Attorney Discipline in Wisconsin

Published: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Counts included two criminal convictions, one of them a felony. Amazingly, that did not result in a revocation of attorney’s license.

Maintenance Guidelines

Published: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Are maintenance guidelines good ideas? In my opinion, they are OK if they allow for judicial discretion if they are guidelines instead of standards.

How to Stay Married to an Attorney

Published: Thursday, February 19th, 2015

My friend, Nate Cade, posted a link on FB to an article entitled “How to Stay Married to an Attorney.”

Same Sex Divorce

Published: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

My latest column in the Wisconsin Law Journal is my somewhat whimsical speculation on same-sex divorce.

Rewriting the Book on Marriage

Published: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

With same-sex marriage now legal in 36 states — and probably legal in all 50 after the U.S. Supreme Court rules next summer — same-sex divorces will follow in due course. Will there be any differences between opposite-sex divorces and same-sex divorces?

State v. Alger Affirmed

Published: Monday, February 2nd, 2015

On January 20, 2015, the Wisconsin Supreme Court released its decision in State v. Alger.