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Feb 18, 2015

FAMILY LAW: Rewriting the book on marriage

With same-sex marriage now legal in 36 states -- and probably legal in all 50 after the U.S. Supreme Court rules next summer -- same-sex divorces will follow in due course.

Dec 30, 2014

FAMILY LAW: A handy decision for divorcees considering a move

If you tell the child’s other parent where you intend to move the child, permission to remove is specific to that location. The removing parent doesn’t have carte blanche to move wherever he or she chooses.

May 14, 2014

Divorces drop for 3rd straight year across state

While fewer people are getting married in Wisconsin, divorces also continue to decline.

Jan 28, 2014

FAMILY LAW: Divorce ‘documentary’ shows little to no reality

Now that we’re in the thick of winter and as Oscar season approaches, thoughts turn to spending some time at the warm local cinema for diversion.

Nov 5, 2013

Fools rush in to mediation

Recently a woman, despite her basic fears, called me to discuss divorce mediation.

Sep 16, 2013

Divorces, other family crises take civil approach in Ind. court

Nearly 15 years after the Indiana Supreme Court launched its Family Court Project, 22 counties — including Lake and Porter — are working toward a kinder, gentler, more holistic way to resolve family crises, court officials say.

May 8, 2013

FAMILY LAW: What causes divorce

Perhaps the two most common questions I am asked by people who learn that I am a divorce lawyer are: “What causes most of the divorces I handle?” and “How can I prevent becoming one of your clients?”

Feb 4, 2013

FAMILY LAW: Why collaborative divorce continues to decline in popularity

Few articles I’ve written have resulted in as much feedback as a June 8, 2011, piece I did on a collaborative case filings in Waukesha County.

Dec 4, 2012

Property — divorce

2012AP102 Montalvo v. U.S. Title & Closing Services, LLC

Nov 15, 2012

Family – divorce – arbitration — family support — attorney fees — modification

2011AP623, 2011AP2617 In re the marriage of: Symdon v. Symdon

May 30, 2012

Family – divorce — voluntary dismissal

2011AP2433 In re the marriage of: Kittelson v. Kittelson

May 7, 2012

Divorced father entitled to dependency tax exemption, rules US Tax Court

A divorced father could claim a dependency exemption on his federal income taxes – even though his child’s mother refused to sign the form ordinarily required by the IRS for such exemptions, the U.S. Tax Court has ruled.

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