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Are parenting plans conducive to the best interest of the child?

You snooze, you lose. Gregg Herman This was the effect of Wisconsin's child custody and placement statute, until a recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision, Guelig v. Guelig, No. 2005AP346 FT (Aug. 31, 2005) (recommended for publication) considered ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital and ...

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Are parenting plans conducive to the best interest of the child?

You snooze, you lose. Gregg Herman This was the effect of Wisconsin's child custody and placement statute, until a recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision, Guelig v. Guelig, No. 2005AP346 FT (Aug. 31, 2005) (recommended for publication) considered ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital and ...

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No placement of children by default

Gregg Herman Can placement of minor children be decided by default? Even though the Legislature said "yes," the Wisconsin Court of Appeals said "no" in a recent case. Specifically, the issue involves the failure of a parent to file ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital ...

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Fee opinion recommended for pub

Gregg Herman Thanks to action by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the issue of whether an attorney is entitled to a judgment for attorney fees from a client under Wis. Stat. §767.23(3)(a) when the ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital ...

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Appellate court upholds life insurance coverage

Part II Gregg Herman If the much-publicized case of Terri Schiavo wasn't enough to make you reconsider the importance of good estate planning, a recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals case re-emphasizes that point.This is the second of two ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital and ...

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Appellate court addresses support issue in Vlies

Part I Gregg Herman One gray area of family law was recently made black-and-white by a recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision. Another area, however, may have been made a shade grayer. This is the first of two articles ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital ...

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Father seeks ‘virtual visitation’ with daughter

Gregg Herman After Michael Gough's divorce in Utah, he found himself living 1,000 miles away from his four-year-old daughter. Not satisfied with simple telephone calls in between physical visitations, he sought a court order allowing "virtual visitation" through ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital and ...

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Father seeks ‘virtual visitation’ with daughter

Gregg Herman After Michael Gough's divorce in Utah, he found himself living 1,000 miles away from his four-year-old daughter. Not satisfied with simple telephone calls in between physical visitations, he sought a court order allowing "virtual visitation" through ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital and ...

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Supreme Court will review conflicting custody elements

Gregg Herman On June 1, the Wisconsin Supreme Court granted the petition for review of the unpublished Court of Appeals District IV opinion in Landwehr v. Landwehr, No. 2003AP2555 (Wis. Ct. App. Jan. 27, 2005) (per curiam) (unpublished). This ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital ...

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Application of Chen to other cases troubling

Gregg Herman The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in Chen v. Warner, 2005 WI 55 (May 6, 2005), affirming the circuit court's conclusion that a physician mother's post-judgment decision to quit her employment to stay home with ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital ...

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Bill encourages resolution of placement disputes

Gregg Herman Settling placement issues in a divorce case can be difficult enough, but two Wisconsin Court of Appeals cases have had the unfortunate effect of making settlement more difficult. Now, legislation has been introduced to reverse the effects ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital ...

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Potential Derr v. Derr problem

Don't worry — this column hasn't gone soft. Gregg Herman In my March 30 column, I praised the Wisconsin District IV Court of Appeals for its opinion in Derr v. Derr, No. 03-2181 (Wis. Ct. App. Mar. 17, 2005) (recommended ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 ...

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Derr decision helps ‘cut through the haze’

Gregg Herman This column has criticized appellate courts from time-to-time for inconsistency in their use of language. Recently, the District IV Court of Appeals used their opinion in Derr v. Derr, No. 03-2181 (Wis. Ct. App. Mar. 17, 2005) ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital ...

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Derr decision helps ‘cut through the haze’

Gregg Herman This column has criticized appellate courts from time-to-time for inconsistency in their use of language. Recently, the District IV Court of Appeals used their opinion in Derr v. Derr, No. 03-2181 (Wis. Ct. App. Mar. 17, 2005) ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital ...

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Decision addresses child support arrears

Gregg Herman Any confusion about Wisconsin law regarding credits for child support arrears might have (finally) been put to rest, thanks to a recent Wisconsin Supreme Court decision. In In re the Paternity of John R. B., 2005 WI ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital ...

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Arrest reasonable when probable cause exists as to any charge

Scott Lewis Here's a strange tale for law enforcement officers. However, the moral of the story, decided by the United States Supreme Court on Dec. 13, is that as long as a police officer has probable cause to arrest for any law violation, the arrest is legal, even when the original charge turns out ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile ...

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