Requirements for a Wisconsin Divorce?

Answer A divorce can be stressful and emotional. Divorce laws can make the process easier by outlining the requirements for a court to issue a divorce decree. Wisconsin's divorce laws address residency, g... Read More »

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What age does a child have to be in Wisconsin in a divorce proceeding to say where they want to go?

Wisconsin law does not specify at what age a child can choose where he or she lives after a divorce, but a child's wishes are one of 16 factors the court takes into account. Some judges will give m... Read More »

How long does it take to finalize a divorce in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin has a mandatory minimum waiting period of 120 days from the date a divorce is filed until it can be finalized. Most divorces take six months to one year to complete. The time varies depen... Read More »

Wisconsin Bankruptcy & Divorce Laws?

Title 11 of the United States Code defines American bankruptcy laws. Of primary consumer interest are Chapter 7 liquidations and Chapter 13 wage earner payment plans. Even as federal law governs th... Read More »

Wisconsin Divorce Law on Retirement Plans?

When spouses get divorced, a court will divide the property between them. Retirement plans are often among that property. In Wisconsin, one spouse will be entitled to a portion of the other spouse'... Read More »