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Cases from Hell

Published: Friday, August 16th, 2013

The litigation lasted for 17 years – 10 years longer than the marriage itself!

Be Careful What You Bargain For, You Might Just Get It

Published: Thursday, July 14th, 2011

When the Wisconsin Supreme Court chose to accept review of Topolski v. Topolski, I wondered why, especially after the court had rejected review of several family law cases where its input would’ve been useful. On July 8, the high court issued its decision, which – yawn – did nothing to change my mind, or to justify the time and effort expended by this court in granting review.

Decision Does Not Clarify Goodwill

Published: Monday, August 30th, 2010

This article analyzes the implications of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals’ opinion in McReath v. McReath.

Wright: A Troubling Maintenance Ruling

Published: Monday, December 31st, 2007

The following series of articles, which originally ran in Wisconsin Law Journal, discusses the court’s holding in Wright v. Wright and its possible ramifications on property division and spousal maintenance.