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What counts the gross income available for child support in Wisconsin?

In order to calculate the support obligation, the court must first determine a parent’s monthly income available for support. According to Administrative Rule DCF 150, the monthly income available for support is based on the parent’s gross monthly income, from all sources including: wages, salaries, earnings, tips, interest, capital gains, commissions, and bonuses, worker’s compensation […]

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 […]

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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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