Who pays for debts made during the Marriage.
Parties should agree which of them will pay each of their joint debts. Even so, your agreement (and even the decree of the court) is binding only between you and your spouse. Creditors are not required to honor the apportionment of joint debts in the ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Alimony maintenance spousal support.
Either spouse may be ordered to pay maintenance to the other spouse, without regard to marital misconduct. The factors for consideration are as follows:
(1) the time necessary to acquire sufficient education and training to enable the sp ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Child Custody.
Joint or sole child custody, "legal custody and physical placement, " may be awarded based on the best interests of the child and the following:
(1) the preference of the child; (2) the wishes of the parents; (3) the child's ad ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Child support.
Either or both parents may be ordered to pay child support and health care expenses. The factors to be considered are:
(1) the financial resources of the child; (2) the standard of living the child would have enjoyed if the marriage had ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - General Divorce Procedure.
The spouses may file joint petition for divorce, in which they both consent to personal jurisdiction of the court and waive service of process. If the divorce involves children, an official child support form and a financial disclosure form must be f ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Grounds for Wisconsin Divorce.
Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage which can be established by either: (a) a joint petition by both spouses requesting a divorce on these grounds; (b) living separate and apart for 12 months immediately prior to filing; or ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Legal Separation.
Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage is the only grounds for legal separation in Wisconsin. The residency requirements are the same as for divorce. [Wisconsin Statutes Annotated; Sections 767.05, 767.07, and 767.12]. ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Mediation or Counseling.
If child custody is disputed, then mediation will be ordered. In addition, the court must inform the spouses of the availability of counseling services. Upon request or on the court's own initiative, the court may order counseling and delay the divor ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Property distribution.
Wisconsin is now a "community property" state. There is a presumption that all marital property should be divided equally. Marital property is all of the spouse's property except separate property consisting of:
(1) property in ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Residency Requirements.
Either spouse must have been a resident of Wisconsin for 6 months. In addition, the spouse must have been a resident of a county where the divorce will be filed for 30 days prior to filing. No hearing on the divorce will be scheduled until 120 days a ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Rights to Maiden Name.
Either spouse may have her/his former name restored. ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Spouse’s name.
Upon request, either spouse's former name may be restored. [Wisconsin Statutes Annotated; Section 767.20]. ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Title of Divorce action.
Petition for Divorce. ... More details
Wisconsin divorce - Where to file for divorce.
In the county of either spouse. ... More details
Witnesses in divorce case.
The witnesses most likely to be called to testify in a divorce case will be the spouses. Additional "expert" witnesses may be called in cases where there are other issues for the court to decide.
For example, if a spouse contes ... More details
Woody Allen - 1.
To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering one must not love. But then one suffers from not loving. Therefore to love is to suffer, not to love is to suffer. To suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love. To be happy then is to suffer. But suffering m ... More details
Woody Allen - 2.
The last time I was inside a woman was when I went to the Statue of Liberty. ... More details
Woody Allen - 3.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox. ... More details
Wyoming divorce - Alimony maintenance spousal support.
Either spouse may be awarded alimony in the form of a specific sum or property after consideration of the other's ability to pay. Real estate or profits from real estate may be ordered transferred to the other spouse for alimony for life. Marital fau ... More details
Wyoming divorce - Child Custody.
Child custody may include joint, sole, or shared custody, as long as it is in the best interests of the child. Child custody will be awarded according to what appears to be most expedient and beneficial for the well-being of the child. The sex of the ... More details