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Neubauer concedes to Hagedorn in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Hagedorn will replaced retiring Wisconsin Supreme Court judge Shirley Abrahamson. For the full article, please click here:

Racine Bar Association poll finds Fredrickson more qualified for judge seat

“Racine County Bar Association members were asked to vote for the candidate they believe to be most qualified for the position, based on their personal knowledge, investigation or experience. Results showed that Fredrickson received 88 votes, while challenger McClendon received 10 votes.”

Dogs and Divorce

“Our pets are more like our kids than our property. The law doesn’t see it that way.”  For the full article, please click here:

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Leaving Bench

“Shirley Abrahamson — the first woman on the Wisconsin Supreme Court and a fixture of it for more than 40 years — won’t seek another term next year.” For the full article, please click here:

Divorce After 50

“Fifty-six percent of divorcees and widows discovered new financial wrinkles in the process of splitting up.” For the full article, please click here:

Controversial Child Support Proposal Dropped

“Officials in Gov. Scott Walker’s administration have dropped a controversial proposal to reduce the amount of money wealthy parents pay in child support.” For the full article, please click here:

Facebook Causing Divorce?

“Oh, and in case you’re interested: Every status you post on Facebook may be used against you in a court of law.” Please click here for the full article:

Social Security and Divorce

“In the case of a currently married couple, only one spouse can claim spousal benefits. To do so, one spouse must file for Social Security benefits. Then the other can file “a restricted claim for spousal benefits” on the first spouse’s record and collect half of the first spouse’s FRA amount while their own benefit […]

Confessions of a Divorce Lawyer

“Sheera Gefen, a divorce attorney in New York, says a big mistake people make in the divorce process is that they “think emotionally – which is not financially practical.” For the complete article, please click here:

Is Divorce Genetic?

“That the children of divorced parents are more likely, when they grow up, to get divorced themselves is well known. What is not known is how much this tendency is the result of nurture (with children manifesting, in later life, behaviors learned from their parents), and how much it is caused by nature (with children […]