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Is Adultery Illegal in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin state statute 944.16 classifies adultery as a Class I felony. However, this law is not typically utilized. It conflicts with other statements in Wisconsin law, such as the fact that Wisconsin is a no-fault divorce state. Wisconsin law additionally states, , “Although the state does not regulate the private sexual activity of consenting adults, […]

Harassment vs Domestic Abuse Charges

In Wisconsin, you may file two different types of orders/injunctions: harassment, or domestic abuse. There are numerous differences between the two charges. However, the largest difference between a harassment injunction and a domestic violence injunction is the individual who is being accused. If the individual does not live in your home and they are not […]

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Online Protection Through Divorce

When you are going through a divorce, it is important to ensure you are protected online. Some things to consider include: -Do you have any apps that can show your whereabouts or transactions? Accounts such as Venmo for example, should be made private. -Make sure your information is no longer accessible to them through shared […]

Legal Custody in Wisconsin

How does Wisconsin law define “legal custody”? If you have legal custody of your child in Wisconsin, this means you have the authority to make major decisions on their behalf. According to Wisconsin law, major decisions include “decisions regarding consent to marry, consent to enter military service, consent to obtain a motor vehicle operator’s license, […]

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 […]

Child Vaccinations

What should you do if you and your co-parent disagree on whether or not your child should be vaccinated? First, you should talk to a trusted pediatrician with your co-parent. If you take all the necessary avenues and your co-parent still holds a belief you do not believe is in the child’s best interest, then […]

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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 […]

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