Archive: March 2016

Pets, Domestic Violence, and Act 253

Published: Monday, March 21st, 2016

Every divorce lawyer has seen it – a domestic violence perpetrator who abuses the family pet as a way to inflict pain on a spouse or other family member. Act 253, while not a cure-all, offers protections for victims’ pets through DV orders.

Supreme Court Reduces Suspension

Published: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

The Wisconsin Supreme Court substantially reduces a license suspension as recommended by the referee, despite the attorney not filing an appeal from the referee’s recommendation.

Family Law Update for March 2016

Published: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

In this Issue: Law delegation to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision in Kramschuster v. Schwefel regarding GAL Fees, and decisions across the nation dealing with UIFSA, Deviation from Child Support Guidelines (two cases) and life insurance.