Archive: October 2015

WI’s Disciplinary System Isn’t California

Published: Friday, October 30th, 2015

A lawyer has been suspended since 2009 while the California SC is considering a disbarment recommendation for over 1,100 bar complaints.

Women More Likely to Initiate a Divorce

Published: Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Studies show that women are more likely than men to initiate a divorce. My cases would support that finding.

5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Divorcing

Published: Friday, October 23rd, 2015

The 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Divorcing, An Excellent Article By Randy Kessler

Child Support and Variable Costs

Published: Monday, October 19th, 2015

Wisconsin law allows a court to reduce child support where the paying parent has placement at least 25% of overnights and is ordered to “assume basic support costs in proportion to the time that the parent has placement of the child”. In addition, the court must assign responsibility for variable costs for the child in proportion to the share of physical placement. The problem is that variable costs are amorphous and disagreement can lead to future litigation.

How to Explain Divorce to Children

Published: Friday, October 2nd, 2015

An excellent article on explaining divorce to a child was written by my friend, Atlanta lawyer Randy Kessler, and was published in the Atlanta Jewish Times.