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Archives: Fathers’ Rights
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.
Published: Friday, February 23rd, 2018
On March 1, 2018, Loeb & Herman will debut Wisconsin Family Law Case Finder, a subscription based legal research service specifically designed for family law attorneys.
Published: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
There are three primary factors affecting children in divorce situations.
Published: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
Two questions regarding removal were addressed by the District 2 Court of Appeals in Shulka v. Sikraji. It’s a handy case for family-law attorneys with cases where a client wants to move, but would forgo it if it means losing primary placement.
Published: Friday, April 4th, 2014
In a recent opinion the District 4 Court of Appeals misapplied Wisconsin statutes regarding the meaning of joint custody. Fortunately, it was an unpublished decision. Unfortunately, it is an authored opinion, so it can be cited for its persuasive value.
Published: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
In Wisconsin, at least, “legal custody” involves only decision making about six areas, few of which are ever in dispute. The determination of where the children live is called “physical placement.” In most cases, that is the battlefield.
Published: Monday, November 25th, 2013
Fathers have neither the right nor the ability to restrict a pregnant woman from her constitutionally protected liberty.
Published: Monday, June 28th, 2010
Has shared time truly become the norm? Is it mandatory? Most importantly, is it a good thing?
Published: Wednesday, December 18th, 2002
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals intermittently tells us that it is primarily an error-correcting court. Recently, however, the court couldn’t resist the temptation to depart from that primary role to make a little new law, in Randy A.J. v. Norma I.J.,
Published: Wednesday, December 11th, 2002
A recent District II Court of Appeals case, recommended for publication, addressed the difficult issue of biological versus psychological parentage. In an interesting decision involving what the court of appeals called “an unusual factual situation scenario”, the court upheld the result reached by the trial court, but for entirely different reasons.