Marathon County, Wisconsin Divorce Lawyers

Portage County, WI Divorce Lawyer
(715) 344-3700 1059 Clark St
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Michael Edwards
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Attorney with 2 years experience
(920) 479-2058 111 N. Main St.
#400
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Marquette University Law School and Drake University
Michael A. Edwards was born in Milwaukee, WI. Michael attended the Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated in 2014 after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law, Politics & Society and Rhetoric & Communication Studies. Michael graduated from Drake with University Honors.

Michael graduated from Marquette University Law School in 2017 with a Certificate in Sports Law as well as Pro Bono Honors for volunteering nearly 400 hours of his time to pro bono legal services.

Currently, Michael assists clients with family law issues in Fond du Lac and surrounding counties.

While in school, Michael held various internship positions including...
Linda Vanden Heuvel
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
(800) 805-1976 4650 West Spencer Street
Appleton, WI 54914
Free ConsultationDivorce, Elder, Family and Personal Injury
Marquette University Law School
Attorney Linda Vanden Heuvel has been practicing law in Wisconsin for over 30 years, and has repeatedly received a superb rating from www.Avvo.com and a AV-rating from www.Martindale.com, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. She has been named to the National Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. Recently receiving the client distinction award for recognized excellence in quality of service, overall value, responsiveness and communication ability, Attorney Vanden Heuvel provides divorce representation including custody and placement and other areas of family law. Notwithstanding Attorney Vanden Heuvel's extensive and recognized...
James Edward Lewis
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Brown County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(920) 434-9977 2149 Velp Ave
Suite 206
Green Bay, WI 54303
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
University of Wisconsin Law School
Attorney Jim Lewis received his Bachelor Degree with highest honors from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. He then went on to the University of Wisconsin and earned his Law Degree in 1998. Jim has appeared on behalf of his clients in 25 Wisconsin Counties and both Wisconsin Federal District Courts. Although he has previously handled controversies in almost every area of the law, Jim currently concentrates his practice in the areas of Bankruptcy, Business Reorganization and Collections. Jim also practices in the areas of Business and Estate Planning and Family Law. He is a...
Kelsi L. Cottle
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(920) 383-1343 536 North Richmond St.
Appleton, WI 54911
Divorce, Immigration, International and Personal Injury
Florida Coastal School of Law
Attorney Kelsi Cottle grew up learning first-hand about the struggles of migrating your family and business to a new Country. Ms. Cottle was born in New Zealand, to parents who were each citizens of different Countries, and spent her childhood living in Canada, New Zealand and the USA. Because of these experiences, Ms. Cottle has a unique, and personal, perspective on the implications that migration can have on a family and a business. Ms. Cottle received her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Computer Science from Lakeland University in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Upon deciding to pursue a career in...
Nicholas J.B. Pasquale
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(920) 843-9543 536 North Richmond Street
Appleton, WI 54911
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law
After receiving his Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of New York at Stony Brook, Attorney Pasquale obtained his Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law. He provides exceptional legal representation for matters concerning divorce, child custody, child support, maintenance/alimony, paternity and relief under Chapter 7 and 13 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code. Attorney Pasquale is an experienced litigator who has handled family actions ranging from basic uncontested cases to the most complicated divorce actions involving significant marital estates, business interests and substantial party incomes. Attorney Pasquale's thorough understanding of Family Law, Bankruptcy Law,...
Travis T. Schreurs
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(920) 931-3942 100 Lawrence Street
Suite 112
Appleton, WI 54911
Free ConsultationOutagamie County, WI Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Marquette University Law School
A Fox Valley native, I enjoy all things Packers, Brewers, and Badgers. My hobbies include golf, softball, and going "Up North." In my professional life, I appreciate my ability to present to my clients complex legal concepts and advice in a manner that is easily understandable.
Nathaniel J Wojan
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(920) 739-9900 1650 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952
Divorce, Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
Marquette University Law School
Raised in Northcentral Wisconsin, Attorney Wojan attended UW-Oshkosh and Marquette University Law School. Attorney Wojan has practiced at Petit & Dommershausen since 2012.
Aaron W Schenk
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Brown County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(920) 499-2006 141 S St. Augustine St
Ste 170
Pulaski, WI 54162
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Ave Maria School of Law
For a Green Bay Attorney that PUTS YOU FIRST, look no further! The Schenk Law Firm, LLC is a "Client-First" Law Firm serving Green Bay (Brown County), Appleton (Outagamie County), Oshkosh (Winnebago County), and all other areas in Northeastern Wisconsin & Michigan. The Schenk Law Firm provides powerful legal representation to the people of Wisconsin, we are available for 24/7 Emergency Legal Assistance 911@SchenkLegal.com as well. Our Attorneys are some of the most sympathetic and considerate. Whether you're experiencing a Criminal Felony or Misdemeanor Law Case, Traffic, Probation Revocation, Appeals, Family Law Case, Divorce, Child Custody, Tribal Court, or Federal...
Renee A. Read
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(920) 725-2601 219 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Neenah, WI 54956
Free ConsultationDivorce, Collections and Family
Saint Louis University
Attorney Renee Read is a strong advocate for her clients who takes a practical approach to representation. She explains the law to clients in a manner that is understandable and helps them make informed decisions regarding their legal options.

She has been recognized by several organizations for her excellence in divorce and family law. Attorney Read has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star four years in a row, which is reserved for no more than 2.5% of attorneys in each state. Avvo.com has given her the highest rating of 10 / Superb. Also, she has...
Kirsten Navarrette
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(920) 843-9098 4321 W College Ave
Ste 200
Appleton, WI 54914
Divorce and Family
Marquette University Law School
Attorney Kirsten Navarrette strives to have a positive impact on every one of her clients. She has experience handling divorce, child support, along with child custody and placement.

After graduating Cum Laude from Marquette University Law School, she worked as a staff attorney at the Legal Action of Wisconsin where she provided free legal services to low-income individuals. After that, she was the Assistant Child Support Attorney for Winnebago County and focused heavily on all aspects of child support.

Now, Kirsten is excited to join the innovative team at Sterling Hughes and practice Family Law full time. The ability to help families...
Rachel R. Laborde
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(920) 944-6230 536 N. Richmond St.
Appleton, WI 54911
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Immigration
Marquette University Law School
I am committed to delivering a client-centered, problem-solving approach where I consistently strive to reach results that provide the greatest value and long-term benefits to my client. I am confident that most cases can be resolved in a quick and cordial fashion, but I am prepared to litigate with unwavering fervor should a mutually agreeable solution be out of reach. I primarily practice family law at Kaehne, Cottle, Pasquale & Associates, S.C., with an emphasis on collaborative divorce and mediation. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language, Literature and Culture from Marquette University and subsequently earned my Juris...
Jonathan B. Goldman
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Brown County, WI Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(920) 383-1116 1263 Main Street
Suite 116
Green Bay, WI 54302
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am the founder and owner of J.G. Law. Born and raised in Michigan, I developed and retained a strong work ethic and a passion for helping others that has resulted in the respect of my peers and the trust of my clients.

I obtained my bachelor’s degree in Finance from Michigan State University. I then attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he graduated with his J.D. (Juris Doctorate) in December of 2010.

After completing my education, I moved to Colorado where and began practicing law. During my first year as a practicing attorney I focused primarily on tax law,...
Chadwick Kaehne
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(920) 843-9337 536 North Richmond Street
Appleton, WI 54911
Divorce, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Dayton School of Law
Mr. Chadwick Kaehne graduated from the University of Wisconsin
with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Shortly after his
undergraduate studies, Mr. Kaehne founded a mental health clinic serving
clients throughout Winnebago, Fond du Lac, Outagamie, and Brown
counties. Mr. Kaehne established his law practice shortly after
receiving his Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton School of
Law in Ohio. Using the philosophy grounded from his experiences from the
mental health field, Mr. Kaehne believes that not only should a law
firm be both reputable and aggressive in serving the needs of their
clients; but also passionate, with...
Mark Tyczkowski
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(920) 725-2601 219 E Wisconsin Ave
Neenah, WI 54956
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Personal Injury
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Mark is a native of Appleton, Wisconsin. He graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Shortly after law school he joined Bachman, Cummings McKenzie, and Wilson, S.C. law firm in Appleton. He then joined Remley & Sensenbrenner, S.C. in 1997 and became a partner in 1999.
Matthew Goldin
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(920) 235-9000 125 Church Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Grew up in Chicago, Illinois. Attended Northwestern University and graduated with BA in history in 1986. Attended University of Baltimore Law School and graduated with a JD in 1991. Resided in Oshkosh, Wisconsin since 1992. Married with two children.
Amaro Lopez
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(920) 843-9267 536 North Richmond Street
Appleton, WI 54911
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Immigration
University of Wisconsin Law School
Attorney Amaro Lopez received his B.A. degree in Spanish Literature from the University of Dallas. He then continued on at the University of Dallas and obtained his Master’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources. After pursuing a career in Human Resources, Mr. Lopez realized that in order to make a difference in people’s lives the way he wanted, he would need to advance his education. He was accepted into the law school at the University of Wisconsin Madison and earned his Juris Doctorate degree. He feels a strong connection to his community and believes that a...
Todd George Simon
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Brown County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(920) 321-2500 2670 S. Ashland Avenue
Suite 201
Green Bay, WI 54304
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Hamline University School of Law
Attorney Todd Simon represents clients in a variety of complex criminal cases in both misdemeanor and felony matters. Attorney Simon has the knowledge and experience to represent clients in matters ranging from drunk driving or OWI cases to very complex domestic violence cases, property crimes, and drug related cases. Having several years of experience handling hundred of criminal cases, many of which have resulted in reduced charges, outright dismissals, and not guilty verdicts by juries, Attorney Simon has a reputation in the legal community as an aggressive advocate for his clients. His experience has even found...
Robert B. Loomis
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Waupaca County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience
105 East Waupaca Street
New London, WI 54961-1227
Divorce and Family
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Robert Loomis is a shareholder with the Herrling Clark Law Firm. He concentrates his law practice in the areas of divorce, post-divorce, and family law. Robert is nationally board certified as a family law trial advocacy specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Robert has also been named a Super Lawyer by a prominent statewide magazine, placing him in the top 5% of all attorneys in Wisconsin. Robert also was rated as one of the "Best of the Bar" in a survey of lawyers conducted by Fox Cities Magazine. According to one local attorney who responded to the...
Thomas Parins Jr.
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De Pere, WI Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(920) 336-5766 444 Reid Street
Suite 200
De Pere, WI 543115
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Social Security Disability
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
TJ joined One Law Group, S.C. in December of 2015 after having been in practice on his own for 23 years. TJ’s focus is in the Family Law, SSDI, Criminal Law, and all types of civil litigation practice areas. Since 1993 he has successfully provided guidance to his clients during their time of need in all of their legal issues. During the most trying times in a person's life, TJ strives to make each client feel important and provide a level of personal service that will comfort them through this difficult period. It is TJ’s goal to...
Kelly S. Kelly
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
800 N. Lynndale Drive
Appleton, WI 54914
Divorce and Family
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Kelly S. Kelly is a partner at the Herrling Clark Law Firm. Kelly handles family law matters with varying degrees of complexity from a straight-forward modification of child support issue to a highly contentious divorce scenario involving unique and challenging issues. Kelly believes all family law cases require dedication, diligence and passion in obtaining the client's desired outcomeKelly practices throughout Northeast Wisconsin, including Outagamie, Brown, Calumet, Winnebago, Waupaca and the surrounding counties. She has also traveled to the southern part of the state, Milwaukee County, and the northern part of the state, Forest County, to represent clients.
Carl Schuh
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(920) 731-0479 715 W Parkway Blvd
Appleton, WI 54914
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Marquette University Law School
When you are facing a legal issue, your lawyer should be there for you when you need them most. There when you need us, day or night. From our Appleton, WI office we represent clients throughout Wisconsin in personal injury, criminal defense and family law. We will be with you for the entire process. Not many firms can provide such exceptional focused service. Contact us today for your free consultation.
Tara Adolph
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Brown County, WI Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(920) 634-2212 1545 Sixth Street
Suite 101
Green Bay, WI 54304
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Marquette University Law School
Attorney Adolph focuses her practice on criminal and family law. Whether through negotiation or litigation, Attorney Adolph is dedicated to getting you the results you want.
Joseph Putzstuck
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(920) 931-3942 100 W. Lawrence St
Suite 112
Appleton, WI 54911
Outagamie County, WI Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Attorney Putzstuck returned to the Fox Valley area to practice law after graduating from the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, MN. Joe and his wife are both longtime residents of the Fox Valley.

Joe’s primary concern when representing individuals and businesses, facing a wide variety of legal issues, is to assist them in solving their unique legal issues in a way that makes sense to them. Recognizing that every case presents a unique set of circumstances, Joe likes to get to know his clients so that he can tailor their representation to meet their specific...
Genelle Johnson
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
3701 E Evergreen Dr Ste #500A
Appleton, WI 54913
Divorce and Family
Marquette University Law School
Attorney Genelle Johnson strives to be the best advocate for her clients and the best negotiator for a swift resolution. Her goal is to give her clients a life full of health and happiness to look forward to. Divorce can be an extremely alienating process that puts some of the worst moments of your life on the table for all to see. Throughout a case, she promises her clients to not only be an effective advocate for their cause but a friend during an extremely difficult time.
David J. Schultz
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
(920) 233-3300 821 Witzel Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54902
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Real Estate
University of Wisconsin Law School
For over 37 years the David J. Schultz Law Office has served the Fox River Valley with a full range of general practice legal services. Choosing an experienced Oshkosh family attorney can make a big difference in getting the outcome a client deserves, and for almost four decades Attorney Schultz has provided fast action and proven results. Among his areas of practice are divorce, custody, child placement, spousal maintenance, child support, visitation, post-divorce matters, grandparent rights, guardianship's, step-parent adoptions, paternity, collections, wills, powers of Attorney, real estate, small claims actions, prenuptial agreements, marital contracts, Guardian ad Litem representation...
Christopher T. Froelich
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Brown County, WI Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(920) 430-9640 125 S. Quincy Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Christopher T. Froelich was raised in Green Bay attending Abbot Pennings High School. He attended St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin and graduated in 1987 with a major in Accounting and Business Administration. Christopher worked at Ft. Howard Paper Company in the internal auditing department and cost accounting departments prior to earning his law degree. He gained experience in the business world where he was able to apply his real world experience to various legal situations. Christopher graduated in 1990 from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He was the managing...
Jennifer A. Chamberlain
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Brown County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(920) 430-0955 1345 West Mason Street, Ste. 102
Green Bay, WI 54303
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Family
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Attorney Jennifer Chamberlain is dedicated to helping clients find solid solutions to resolve their legal problems. She is committed to providing excellent client service and is always sensitive to the fact that going through a divorce or bankruptcy or other legal issue can be a difficult and stressful process.

Attorney Chamberlain practices family law, including divorce, custody, child support, and post-judgment modification. She also practices bankruptcy law, with a focus on personal Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

Attorney Chamberlain received her law degree in 2002 from New Hampshire School of Law in Concord, NH. Prior to law...
Travis S. Gaetz
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Eau Claire County, WI Divorce Lawyer
(715) 598-0005 505 S. Dewey St
Suite 108
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Nathan P. Olson
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(920) 361-1181 146 Algoma Blvd. Suite A
Oshkosh, WI 54902
Divorce, Business, Collections and Family
Attorney Nathan Olson has taken an unorthodox route in becoming an attorney. While recovering from shrapnel wounds in Baghdad during the early months of the Iraq War, Attorney Olson, a Purple Heart recipient, decided that it was an opportune time to leave the world of law enforcement and military and pursue a career as an attorney. In addition to his legal training, Attorney Olson relies upon his unique life experiences, whether it is from combat tours in the Balkans and the Middle East, to humanitarian relief missions in Central America, to working with federal, state, and drug enforcement agencies, to provide...
Molly French
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Trempealeau County, WI Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(715) 597-5300 50556 South Charles Street
Osseo, WI 54758
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
The John Marshall Law School
Shannon Alberts
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Outagamie County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 3 years experience
(920) 944-6392 3701 E Evergreen Dr #500A
Appleton, WI 54913
Divorce and Family
Marquette University Law School
During law school, Shannon worked at the Family Law Forms Desk at Marquette University over her lunch break. At first, it felt like she was only assisting people in filling out paperwork, but she soon realized that this small gesture was helping people make a profound change in their lives.

Shannon is a passionate defender of her clients in the areas of divorce, child custody, and child support. Her drive is to help people navigate the law and find a better future. By using her knowledge and skill as an attorney, she gives power and a voice to her clients. She...
Tajara Dommershausen
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(920) 739-9900 1650 Midway Rd
Menasha, WI 54952
Divorce, Appeals, Criminal and Family
Marquette University Law School and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Bret C. Liebmann
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Brown County, WI Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(920) 784-2900 225 S. Monroe Ave
Green Bay, WI 54301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Marquette University Law School
Herbert (Bret) C. Liebmann, IV, is a partner and leads the firm's litigation and family law departments. His practice involves all aspects of civil litigation, divorce and custody disputes, personal injury and car accidents, insurance coverage disputes, and discrete personal challenges including OWI/DUI and traffic citations. In addition to his private practice, Bret served as a Special Prosecutor for the Brown County District Attorney's Office in 2010 and early 2011.

Bret graduated summa cum laude from Marquette University with a bachelor of science degree in organizations, management and leadership. He continued on to obtain his law degree from Marquette as well,...
Peter Culp
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Attorney
(920) 235-7300 210 N. Main Street
Suite 100
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Divorce, Employment, Family and Personal Injury
William Mitchell College of Law
Gail Prock
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Chippewa County, WI Divorce Attorney
(715) 598-3300 411 N. Bridge Street
Suite 205
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Mark Franklin
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Trempealeau County, WI Divorce Lawyer
(715) 985-3091 23664 Washington St
Independence, WI 54747
Divorce, Family and Real Estate
David Spangenberg
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Marinette County, WI Divorce Attorney
(715) 732-3535 2020 Ella Court
P.O. Box 1010
Marinette, WI 54143
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Lauren Olivia Otto
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Eau Claire County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(715) 832-2040 4252 Southtowne Drive, Suite A
EAU CLAIRE, WI 54701
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
William Mitchell College of Law
Raeann A Kramer
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Winnebago County, WI Divorce Attorney
(920) 725-2601 219 E Wisconsin Ave
Neenah, WI 54956
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Social Security Disability
Marquette University Law School
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.