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Interviewing Family Law Lawyers For Legal Representation

When you make appointments to meet with family law lawyers you will need a general idea of the questions that you need to know about each of the family law lawyers. When you are interviewing each of the family law lawyers on your list you will need to listen and respond. You must be completely open with your answers because the more your family law lawyers get to know about the real story the better their representation of your interest can be.

Divorce Mediation or Divorce Litigation – Which Will Work Best for You?

There are many choices for the legal process of divorce. Litigation and mediation have their own pros and cons that should be considered.

Do I Have to Pay My Spouse’s Credit Cards in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin is a marital property state. Therefore, all debts of the marriage are the equal responsibility of both parties. In the context of a divorce or legal separation, all property and debt is presumed to be equally divided at the time of the judgment in Wisconsin. But, what if one spouse is responsible for incurring more of the debt, such as credit card bills? Many people ask in that situation, do I have to pay my spouse’s credit cards in a divorce in Wisconsin?

Preparing for Divorce

Getting divorced is one of the most traumatic and painful processes that many of us are likely to go through. While it is of course incredibly painful to lose someone we love and to know that things won’t go back to the way they were with them. This is far from the only thing that happens when we find ourselves going through divorce.

Divorce Lawyers – Marriage Dissolves

When a marriage dissolves, it can be an extremely traumatic experience for both parties involved as couples face the often daunting task of dealing with the family and financial implications of the separated union. A lot of time and money can potentially be spent on legal fees if the divorce includes child custody disputes, negotiations about real estate and investments. If you and your spouse are in this predicament, there are a couple of options: Contested divorce is your traditional scenario where the husband and wife will be contesting things like assets, real estate and custody of the…

How Is Child Support Calculated In Wisconsin?

Child support in Wisconsin is based on a percentage of income. Here are the answers to the most common questions about how child support is determined and calculated in Wisconsin.

How Is Paternity of a Child Established in Wisconsin?

A paternity case is when the parents of a child were never married. The purpose of a paternity case is to establish parental rights over a child and to set custody, placement and child support orders. Here are the answers to the most common questions about paternity in Wisconsin.

Surviving The Divorce Filing

If you or your spouse has filed for divorce, here are some tips for you on how to stay on track with your divorce. I hope that they help you achieve the goal of your divorce, regardless to whether or not you or your spouse has filed. The reality of the situation is, that, this is a big change to your family and to your life.

Is a Quick Divorce Service Right For You?

If you are looking for a quick divorce, you might have heard of quickie divorce services. These services are real and could ensure a quick parting.

Unbundled Legal Services: Representing Yourself With Limited Help From an Attorney

Unbundled legal service–defined as self representation with limited help from an attorney–has become increasingly popular during the recent period of economic stagnation. The theoretical purpose of partial representation is simple: the party uses a lawyer only when most needed, thereby reducing the party’s legal fees. Unfortunately the theoretical benefits often diverge from practical, real-life outcomes. This article helps litigants understand the advantages and disadvantages of unbundled legal services, as well as how to determine when partial representation is appropriate.

What Is a Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Divorce?

Fiduciary duty refers to the responsibility of each spouse to act in good faith in matters affecting the marriage or the other partner, and not to seek an unfair personal advantage. It is intended to prevent one spouse-usually the managing spouse-from taking advantage of a dependent spouse who may be unaware of certain transactions involving financial or property assets. In some cases, spouses may be held accountable for unintentional breaches of fiduciary duties.

Maintenance Disputes in Wisconsin Divorce

Maintenance (or alimony) is one of the issues most often disagreed about in a divorce. One of the main reasons for this is that there are no definitive guidelines in Wisconsin about how maintenance is determined. What are the most common issues in a divorce regarding maintenance? If there are maintenance disputes in a Wisconsin divorce, how are they resolved?

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