Looking for Wisconsin‘s rules on marriage, divorce, child custody, and child support? Want to find Wisconsin’s state court forms and instructions and local court websites? Here’s where to start. For a wide range of other articles on family law in Wisconsin, see the Resources by State section on this site.
In Wisconsin a marriage can be ended by divorce or by annulment. This article explains the difference between divorce and annulment, how to get an annulment in Wisconsin, and the effects of an annulment. You should talk to a Wisconsin family law attorney if you have specific questions after reading this
The Great Recession has caused many families to suffer economic hardship and job loss. While there are those parents who were laid off from jobs for reasons outside of their control, there are also deadbeat parents who go so far as to quit good jobs to avoid their child support obligations.
The invisible scars of domestic violence can be just as damaging as the visible bruises inflicted on victims of abuse. Nevertheless, the unseen violent actions of a spouse or domestic partner are in the spotlight during a custody proceeding and may have long-lasting consequences for an abusive parent.