Supreme Court To Address Military Benefits In Family Law Cases

"The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act is a 1982 federal law that authorizes state courts to divide up military retirement pay in a divorce. Specifically, the law allows state courts to treat “disposable retired pay” as either the service member’s property or the property of both the service member and the member’s spouse, depending on state law." The full article can be found here:  http://www.scotusblog.com/2017/03/argument-preview-justices-consider-family-law-military-benefits/

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Walker Appoints Next Racine County Judge

“Repischak has demonstrated not only a long history of service to the Racine County community, but also a strong dedication to the fundamental constitutional principles that will serve him well on the bench."  For the full article, please click here:  http://journaltimes.com/news/local/racine-county-judge-torhorst-to-retire-replaced-by-assistant-district/article_beb803b1-cbef-5d19-8bd9-e4db7e159fb9.html

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Child Support and Public Benefits

“Walker’s reforms would re-establish the requirement that, as a condition of receiving FoodShare, custodial parents must cooperate with child support enforcement to establish paternity and a child support order for the absent parent, with common-sense exemptions for cases of domestic violence or child abuse.”  The full article can be found here:  http://patch.com/wisconsin/shorewood/foodshare-benefits-will-be-linked-child-support-paternity-compliance-under

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“6 Ways to Maintain Your Sanity While Parenting with a Narcissist” by Brittany Wong

How should you navigate a divorce or paternity process if you suspect your spouse is a narcissist? This article provides excellent tips for co-parenting with a narcissist. The articles tips are manageable and there is lots of good advice for smoothly navigating post-divorce or post-paternity conflicts. Please see the full Huffington Post article at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/6-things-to-know-if-youre-parenting-with-a-narcissist_us_55bbc28de4b0d4f33a02c401

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