Archive: 2019

Family Law Update for December 2019

Published: Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

In this Issue: Introducing Herman Mediation Services, Contempt of non-payment of GAL fees and more!

Tips for Successful Mediation

Published: Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Failed mediations cost time and money. So here are five ways to improve the likelihood of success.

Family Law Update for November 2019

Published: Friday, November 15th, 2019

In this Issue: “The Judge on Facebook” case, divorce and social media and more!

Family Law Update for October 2019

Published: Friday, October 18th, 2019

In this Issue: Proposed GAL Training Rule, Women and Divorce, Post-Divorce Tax Benefits After Alimony Deduction’s Death and more!

The Magic of Mediation

Published: Friday, October 4th, 2019

With the training available to mediators today and the track record of success, it is close to malpractice for a lawyer to take a client to trial without at least trying mediation.

Family Law Update for September 2019

Published: Friday, September 13th, 2019

In this Issue: Review for “Judge on Facebook” case, effects of divorce on work performance, sperm donation and more!

Case Raises Questions about Mandatory Court Rulings

Published: Thursday, September 5th, 2019

The WI Supreme Court does not accept many family-law cases, so it was surprising when the justices granted review of Pulkkila v. Pulkkila.

Family Law Update for August 2019

Published: Thursday, August 1st, 2019

In this Issue: Legislative Council Study Committee on Placement and Support and more.

Does It Really Take A Village?

Published: Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Should courts ever grant grandparents’ visitation rights against parents’ wishes?

Family Law Update for July 2019

Published: Monday, July 22nd, 2019

In this Issue: Winning the lottery, managing your divorce at the office, embryo donations and more.