Although the court encourages spouses to work together to negotiate an alimony award that works for both spouses, if the couple can’t agree, the judge will decide. Learn more about how judges set the type, duration, and amount of spousal maintenance in Wisconsin divorces.
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.