Archive: 2019

Family Law Update for June 2019

Published: Saturday, June 1st, 2019

In this Issue: Supreme Court decision in Michels v. Kelsey, The Growth of Surrogacy to Build Families and more!

Choice of Jobs in a Time of Full Employment

Published: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

When it comes to employment choices, having a support obligation means that the good ol’ USA is no longer a free country.

Family Law Update for May 2019

Published: Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

In this Issue: Supplement to State Bar’s Family Law in Wisconsin, UCCJEA case and more!

New Removal Law Ignores Certain Realities

Published: Monday, April 29th, 2019

Wisconsin’s new relocation law, while having many good aspects, has all the look of a law which was drafted by a committee on which few people with real family-law experience were serving.

Fathers’ Rights Groups Too Often Overlook Children’s Interests

Published: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Once again, there are efforts to require Wisconsin family courts to order equal physical placement in every – or virtually every – case.

Family Law Update for April 2019

Published: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

In this Issue: Two new unpublished cases from the WI Ct. of Appeals, Wisconsin’s Relocation Law, and more!

Family Law Update for March 2019

Published: Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

In this Issue: New family law case, friending judges on Facebook and more!

Family Law Update for February 2019

Published: Friday, February 1st, 2019

In this Issue: AAML seminar, Effect of Domestic Violence Law video and more!

Legislation Dealing With Domestic Abuse, Custody Not Having Intended Effect

Published: Thursday, January 31st, 2019

I recently read an interesting article in Wisconsin Lawyer concerning domestic abuse and child custody. I have more than a few thoughts.

Can Grandparents’ Visitation Rights Infringe on Children’s Well-being?

Published: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

The WI Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a grandparent-visitation case that might affect the law in an important and highly emotional area.