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Supreme Court Wastes Time On Decision In First Family-law Case In Eight Years

Published: Friday, May 29th, 2020

It has been 8 years since the WI Supreme Court accepted a review of a family-law case. Their recent decision makes one wonder why they spent their time.

Silver Linings in a Dark Cloud

Published: Monday, May 18th, 2020

My mother used to say that it takes a very ill wind to blow no good. The COVID crisis is as ill a wind as I’ve ever seen.

Family Law Update for May 2020

Published: Monday, May 18th, 2020

In this Issue: Thoughts on Covid-19 and new WI Court of Appeals cases.

The Role of a Family Law Attorney in Settlement Negotiations

Published: Monday, May 4th, 2020

It’s far more common to accompany a client to a mediation session than to a contested court hearing. But that requires experience and negotiation skills.

How Support Has Changed in the Age of COVID-19

Published: Friday, April 24th, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted everything, including issues related to child support by parents who have lost their jobs.

Family Law Update for April 2020

Published: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

I’ve decided to skip this month’s issue, and probably future issues, until this miserable virus goes away.

Avoid the ‘F’ Word: What’s ‘Fair’ Got to Do with It?

Published: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

To avoid perjury, I never ask my clients whether they think a settlement is “fair.” My ask is whether or not it’s reasonable and in their best interests.

Family Law Update for March 2020

Published: Sunday, March 15th, 2020

In this Issue: Hague Convention Case, Establishing Paternity of a non-marital child and more!

A Marriage Story: Is It Close To Real Life?

Published: Friday, March 6th, 2020

I was pleasantly surprised with Noah Baumbach’s new film “A Marriage Story”.

2019 Year in Review

Published: Thursday, February 6th, 2020

After a year of writing this column for the Wisconsin Law Journal, it is time to take a look back at the main issues for the year.

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