Category Archives: Divorce

Successful Co-Parenting

Divorce is not only hard on you, but it is also hard on your children. To ensure maximal wellbeing of your children post-divorce, it is important to employ a successful co-parenting strategy. Successful co-parenting will ensure your child feels secure, and gives them a healthy example to follow. View a wealth of information about co-parenting […]

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Contested Divorce vs Uncontested Divorce

What is the difference between a contested divorce and an uncontested divorce? In an uncontested divorce, both spouses agree on all of the terms. These terms include the division of assets, alimony, child placement, etc. In a contested divorce, there are disagreements between the spouses about some or all of the divorce terms. These disagreements […]

Valuating Property in a High Asset Divorce

In a Wisconsin divorce, property is divided according to community property laws. This means that marital property is split 50/50. In a high asset divorce, there is no exception, unless a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement is present.  In a high asset divorce where many valuable assets exist, it is important to seek the aid of […]

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Co-Parent Disagreements Pertaining to Vaccination of Children May Arise

Clinical vaccine trials have been initiated for children 5 and under. To date, there have been approximately 144 children who have participated in this Phase 1 clinical trial.  As vaccines begin to be approved for younger individuals, divorce attorneys across the country are preparing for co-parent disagreements. According to a study by the Kaiser Family […]

What Is a Postnuptial Agreement?

A postnuptial agreement is a marital property agreement that plans the details of the division of assets in the event the marriage is dissolved. It works similarly to a prenuptial agreement. However, a postnuptial agreement is established after the marriage occurs, instead of before.  Wisconsin is a community property state. This means that marital property […]

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What Is a Collaborative Divorce?

David Kowalski is a member of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin. Collaborative law is designed to ensure a divorce process free of court disputes. The negotiation of terms of a divorce can often become emotionally taxing for all parties involved, including children. A collaborative divorce begins with both spouses signing a binding agreement […]

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When Happens If Your Spouse Tries to Hide Assets During the Divorce Process?

If your spouse hides assets during the divorce process, it is illegal. When a financial disclosure statement is filled out, one must sign it under oath. Therefore, lying on the financial disclosure statement is considered perjury under Wisconsin law. The Wisconsin Statutes specifically state, “complete disclosure of assets and debts is required by law and […]

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