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Business Interests in Divorce

What happens in a divorce where there is a family or privately held business? Wisconsin law asserts that marital assets are subject to division in a divorce. However, exceptions exist: 1) if assets are part of an inheritance or gift 2) if a prenuptial agreement is present. Without these exceptions, the business is included in […]

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Family support rules for military families

The most common way to establish child or spousal support in a family case involving a servicemember is to obtain a court order. Support orders are usually made in divorce or paternity cases. Wisconsin will grant orders for child support or spousal support (known as spousal maintenance). However, even if a state court order does […]

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Emergency relief in military custody case

As discussed in an earlier blog, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) grants servicemembers a “stay” or freeze of a divorce or child custody case until s/he can legitimately participate. Upon the servicemember’s request, the case must be suspended for 90 days. However, what happens if a real emergency makes a suspension unrealistic? Earlier blogs […]

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Obtaining financial information in a Wisconsin military divorce

All divorce cases require an analysis of each spouse’s assets, debts, and income. Divorce involving a military servicemember is no different. Basic documents such as the leave and earnings statement (LES), disability determination, points statement, etc. should be obtained in every case. There are several ways to obtain this information, with the last resort being […]

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Service of documents on military members stationed overseas in a Wisconsin divorce

Serving a military member stationed overseas with Wisconsin divorce or other family court papers must be handled carefully. Service must comply with United States federal and state court procedures. It is also wise to review service requirements or restrictions of the foreign country. For example, unlike the United States, some countries may restrict who can […]

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