Waukesha County, Wisconsin Divorce Lawyers

Jeff Hughes
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Wisconsin Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience

Jeff the principal partner of Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Jeff’s responsibilities include client interaction, attorney recruitment, and networking for the firm. Prior to forming Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Jeff served... Read More »
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Terese J. Singer
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Free Consultation! Experienced Divorce Attorney! Strong & Dedicated Advocacy!

I have been fighting or the rights and interests of my clients since 1990. I know what it takes to get the best possible results! Visit my website to see client reviews and testimonials. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jane E. Probst
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We listen and we care. 26 years experience throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.

JANE E. PROBST presently specializes in the areas of family law, divorce, paternity, grandparent rights, custody, child support, juvenile law, termination of parental rights, adoptions and guardianships. Another... Read More »
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Linda Vanden Heuvel
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Wisconsin Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience

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... Read More »
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Hon. Linda M Van De Water (Ret.)
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 30 years experience
(262) 424-8004 20945 Bartlett Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
Marquette University Law School
I formed CCMA SOLUTIONS, LLC (Consultation, Collaboration, Mediation & Arbitration) and mainly focus on Alternative Dispute Resolutions as a Certified Mediator. My 27 years of practice as a lawyer and 12 years as a Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge, along with my Mediation Certification from Northwestern University, give me a unique ability to resolve a multitude of cases fairly and efficiently without having to waste time and money litigating them in court. Although many of my cases are Divorce and Paternity, I have also Mediated a multitude of topics including: Contract disputes, Landlord/Tenant leases, Probate disputes, Real...
Paul E. Bucher
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 38 years experience
(262) 303-4916 355 Austin Circle
Suite 110
Delafield, WI 53018
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Marquette University Law School
Paul was born in Milwaukee, WI and grew up on the south side of Milwaukee. Paul has five brothers and was raised by a single mom. Growing up on the south side of Milwaukee, Paul attended the local Catholic grade school and worked his way through school by working at gas stations, having a paper route and doing whatever he could to raise money to pay for tuition and books. Paul attended Pius XI high school and, once again, worked to pay all costs of his education, as did his five brothers.

Upon graduating from high school, Paul took a year...
Tedia Gamino
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(262) 650-6700 1055 White Rock Ave.
Waukesha, WI 53186
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Karyn Gimbel Youso
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience
(262) 788-5335 675 N. Brookfield Rd. Suite 203
Brookfield, WI 53045
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Atty Youso has been practicing law since 1992, and concentrating on divorce and family law exclusively since 2004. She has special training in low conflict resolution, including mediation, Collaborative and Cooperative divorce, and creative problem solving. In particular, Atty Youso has extensive experience dealing with cases involving domestic abuse, substance abuse, and mental health issues. She recognizes divorce is extremely emotional and difficult on parents and children alike, and seeks to minimize negative impact on all involved.
Carlos Alberto Gamino
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(262) 650-6700 1055 Whiterock Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Carlos A. Gamino is a zealous attorney who advocates for the legal rights of his clients in communities throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area, and all of Southeastern Wisconsin. Working with a team of attorneys at Gamino Law Offices allows Attorney Carlos Gamino the ability to provide each client with the personal service and innovative legal analysis to achieve desired results for his clients.
Karen Appel
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
(262) 547-2611 640 W Moreland Blvd
Waukesha, WI 53188
Divorce, Family and Social Security Disability
University of Wisconsin - Madison
I joined the law firm as our primary Family Law practitioner in 1994. In addition to handling divorces and custody disputes, I also enjoy assisting clients in Social Security Disability claims when their benefits have been denied. I obtained my Juris Doctorate from the University of Madison in 1979. Thereafter I spent several years in Family Law and Probate for a Milwaukee firm and as a sole practitioner. I am a member of the Waukesha County Bar Association as well as the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Mark Knutson
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
(262) 785-9000 14170 W Greenfield Ave
Brookfield, WI 53005
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Our top notch attorneys are supported by an exceptional and caring staff, ensuring that our clients receive dedicated and personal attention for their matters, while maintaining the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. Established in 1994, we represent clients in the areas of Family Law, Divorce, Legal Separation, Estate Planning, Probate, Criminal/Traffic, Real Estate, Corporations and Litigation.

In addition to traditional divorce, we offer an alternative called Collaborative Divorce which focuses on helping family members transition in a mutually respectful manner. Ultimately we reach a settlement that upholds the priorities and interests of all family members, but especially...
Michelle Fitzgerald
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(262) 432-3600 611 N. Barker Road, Suite 209
Brookfield, WI 53045
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
Marquette University Law School
Michelle Fitzgerald is an attorney and founder of Horizons Law Group, LLC. She practices family law, including mediation and collaborative law, real estate, new business start-ups, estate planning including probate and guardianships. Michelle is on the board of the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin as well as a past Chairperson. She formerly served on the Wauwatosa Village BID Board and school governance council at her children's former school. She is also an active member of the Milwaukee Bar, and the Association for Women Lawyers (AWL), and past volunteer at the House of Peace Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic. Michelle was...
Michael J. Finn
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 44 years experience
(262) 367-8485 163 E Capitol Dr
Hartland, WI 53029
Divorce, Business, Family and Juvenile
Attorney Michael J. Finn has been practicing law in Waukesha County for more than 30 years, and is experienced in all aspects of family law, divorce law, child custody, business and contractual law, and criminal defense. He has reliably assisted hundreds of clients in the Hartland, Waukesha, Delafield, Oconomowoc, Pewaukee and Milwaukee area.
Kathryn Weaver
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(414) 482-9755 165 Bishops Way, Suite 125
Brookfield, WI 53005
Divorce
My Philosophy: In Divorce lies the seeds of a new life, the hope of greater understanding and wisdom that comes from great struggle.

When you hire an attorney you should find out first if they are competent (do they know the law; are they experienced; do they have a good reputation) and second you should ask yourself, could I work with this person over a long period of time.

There are many philosophies on practicing law. Some attorneys want to take the lead and the client follows; some attorneys want only to settle the case and will do almost anything to...
Katie E Babe
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney
(262) 347-2000 N27 W23957 Paul Road
Suite 206
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Divorce, Business, DUI and Estate Planning
Erin V. Boyd
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 5 years experience
(262) 221-8498 N19 W24400 Riverwood Dr #350
Waukesha, WI 53188
Divorce and Family
Marquette University Law School
Passionate about family law, Erin feels that every case deserves attention to detail since situations often differ from client to client. She believes in clear calm communication and wants to make sure you're in the loop regarding your case as she helps you and your family move forward.
Monica Walrath
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(262) 650-8100 324 West Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186
Free ConsultationDivorce, Elder, Family and Landlord Tenant
Marquette University Law School
Walrath Law, LLC is not a typical law firm. With today’s changing technology, infinite mobile apps and hectic lifestyles, Walrath Law, LLC strives to be there for you every step of the way.

After fifteen years of practicing law while raising a family, Attorney Monica Walrath understands the busy schedules and demands of everyday life. Walrath Law, LLC is available outside of typical business hours and will accommodate your schedule in order to keep you informed and up-to-date on the latest developments in your case.
Erik J. Krueger
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(262) 785-9000 14170 W. Greenfield Avenue
Brookfield, WI 53005
Divorce, Agricultural, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Liberty University School of Law
Andrew C. Ladd
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 38 years experience
(262) 542-3900 707 W. Moreland Blvd., Suite 7
Waukesha, WI 53188-2400
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Wisconsin - Madison
We represent clients in Waukesha and throughout Southeastern Wisconsin in a range of legal matters, including criminal defense, bankruptcy and family law matters. By handling many different practice areas, our lawyers are uniquely positioned to see the crossover from one practice area to others. We can help you understand how your criminal law decisions can impact your divorce or other matters, for example.
Kent Tess-Mattner
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience
(262) 814-0080 3400 Intertech Drive
Suite 400
Brookfield, WI 53045-5164
Divorce, Appeals, Family and Personal Injury
Kent A. Tess-Mattner is a shareholder with the Brookfield law firm of Schmidt, Rupke, Tess-Mattner & Fox, S.C. He received his B.A. (cum laude) from Carroll University and his J.D. from Marquette University. Before entering private practice, he was law clerk to Chief Judge John A. Decker of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. He has co-chaired the Civil Litigation Section of the Milwaukee Bar Association and is past president of both the Society of Family Lawyers and the Leander J. Foley Matrimonial Inns of Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar...
Holly Mullin
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(262) 221-8087 N56 W13405 Silver Spring Drive
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Divorce and Family
After graduating from Marquette University Law School, I've been practicing law since 2008.
Mr. Christopher S. Carson
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(262) 860-8932 15350 W. National Ave.
Suite 101
New Berlin, WI 53151
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Wisconsin family lawyer specializing in divorce, custody, child support, maintenance, criminal defense, DUI, bankruptcy, domestic violence, appeals, probation revocation hearings. Free consultation.
Thomas J. Schneck
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(262) 542-3900 707 W. Moreland Boulevard, Suite 7
Waukesha, WI 53188
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Thomas J. Schneck represent clients throughout Southeastern Wisconsin in criminal defense, bankruptcy and family law matters. He knows how important every matter is to every client and he works closely with each client to work through each issue to achieve the best possible result.
Patricia L Grove
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer
(262) 782-5200 20720 Watertown Rd.
Suite 202
Waukesha, WI 53186
Divorce, Appeals and Family
University of Tulsa College of Law
PATRICIA L. GROVE was admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin in 1981 after graduating from Tulsa University Law School where she was an editor of the Tulsa Law Journal, a member of the International Moot Court Team, and the recipient of the 1981 Rogers Inn Graduate of the Year Award. Pat has a B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an M.S.W. from Washington University. Pat served from 1981 to 1982 as law clerk to Justice William Callow of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. She is the author of numerous articles and is the co-author of Appellate Practice and Procedure...
John Fields
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer
(262) 782-8322 740 Pilgrim Pkwy #100
Elm Grove, WI 53122
Divorce and Family
John T. Fields & Associates, LLC is a law firm dedicated to assisting individuals throughout Wisconsin with their various family law matters. The firm was founded by Attorney Fields, who was admitted to the Wisconsin State Bar in 1985 and has been helping clients find solutions to their family law matters ever since. Unlike other law firms that primarily focus on mediation and collaboration as a way of resolving family law issues, Mr. Fields believes that these are not always the best methods to achieving favorable results. Attorney Fields is committed to providing his clients with the aggressive representation and...
J Petty
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(262) 782-5200 20720 Watertown Rd.
Suite 202
Waukesha, WI 53186
Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
Marquette University Law School
Josephine M. Petty received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, graduating cum laude before attending Marquette University Law School. Main Office: 320 East Buffalo St. Suite 700 Milwaukee, WI 53202 Phone: 414-271-3400 Waukesha Office: 20720 Watertown Rd. Suite 202 Waukesha, WI 53186 Phone: 262-782-5200
Chomi Prag
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney
(888) 802-7292 20720 W. Watertown Rd.
Waukeshsa, WI 53186
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Family
Syracuse University College of Law
Edith Petersen
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(262) 367-3800 155 E Capitol Dr
Hartland, WI 53029
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Robert Daly
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Waukesha County, WI Divorce Attorney with 47 years experience
(262) 569-8300 1227 Corporate Center Dr
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Divorce, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
Marquette University Law School
Jane E. Probst
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(414) 210-3135 1011 N. Mayfair Road
Suite 203
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Juvenile
Marquette University Law School
JANE E. PROBST presently specializes in the areas of family law, divorce, paternity, grandparent rights, custody, child support, juvenile law, termination of parental rights, adoptions and guardianships. Another specialty area is Equine Law, exclusively dealing with businesses, contracts and litigation related to horses. She not only has extensive experience as a trial lawyer, but is also a member of the Collaborative Divorce Council of Wisconsin with an objective of resolving divorces without the cost and acrimony of the standard litigation process. She was certified by University of Wisconsin as a Divorce Mediator in November, 2006. For...
Linda Vanden Heuvel
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Washington County, WI Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
(800) 805-1976 W175N11086 Stonewood Drive
P.O. Box 550
Germantown, WI 53022
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...
Randy Enochs
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(414) 748-4878 310 E. Buffalo St.
Suite 119
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Employment
University of Wisconsin Law School
Attorney/Owner, Enochs Law Firm. Enochs Law Firm is a firm devoted to client attention, detail and results. Enochs Law Firm is not an ordinary general practice law firm in that a conscious effort is made to focus on a select few areas of the law so that the utmost competence is developed. Specifically, Enochs Law Firm focuses on labor & employment law, landlord/tenant law, and general civil litigation matters.
Jeffrey Lee Murrell
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(414) 224-0668 P.O. Box 579
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
Marquette University
Admitted to practice law in Wisconsin since 1995, I have had my own law practice since 1997. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, my practice concentrates on litigation in the areas of criminal defense (all levels, state & federal), family law (divorce, child custody/support, paternity), personal bankruptcy (and alternatives), state & municipal licensing and other areas. I am admitted to practice in Wisconsin and in both the U.S. District Courts of the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. I earned my B.A. at the University of New Orleans in 1991 and my J.D. from Marquette University Law School in 1995. I am...
Jeff Hughes
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(414) 286-4746 250 E Wisconsin Ave
18th floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Divorce and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Jeff the principal partner of Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Jeff’s responsibilities include client interaction, attorney recruitment, and networking for the firm. Prior to forming Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Jeff served for nine years as a litigation attorney at a local Wisconsin law firm McLario & Helm. Additionally, Jeff founded BizLab in 2003 a successful business incubator in Menomonee Falls with over 130 employees and $20,000,000 in annual revenue. Jeff earned a B.A. degree in history from Bob Jones University and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 1997. At home, Jeff is...
Susan Hansen
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Attorney with 38 years experience
(414) 273-2422 126 N. Jefferson St. #401
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Marquette University Law School
Susan Hansen focuses her practice on collaborative divorce and mediation. She has extensive experience in both complex financial and child-related family issues. Her approach emphasizes working closely with clients for creative problem-solving and uses an interdisciplinary process to provide the greatest value and long-term benefits to clients. Susan has held leadership positions in many legal associations and community organizations. She is past president of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She has frequently presented on family law topics to lawyers, judges, and mental health and financial professionals. She has provided mediation and collaborative practice training nationally...
Terese J. Singer
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(414) 271-6400 1110 N Old World 3rd St
#201
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Marquette University Law School
Attorney Singer devotes her practice almost exclusively to helping couples through the difficult process of dissolving their marriage and rebuilding their lives. With over 25 years of experience, she is particularly sensitive to protecting her client's children and the parent's right to remain fully involved in their lives. She also works diligently to insure that her client's financial interests are protected, whether that means fighting for a fair division of property or making sure that maintenance is awarded in the appropriate cases. Her clients are divided equally between men and women and both have their rights and interests vigorously defended....
Teri Nelson
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(414) 258-1644 2675 N Mayfair Rd
Suite 610
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Divorce and Family
University of Wisconsin - Madison
I have a unique philosophy in handling Family Law matters. I believe that every client deserves my time in terms of individual attention and my experience so that they have the best representation possible to guide them through one of the most difficult experiences in their life. I have a commitment to excellent personal service to my clients and believes my clients appreciate my quick and truthful responses to their questions and concerns.

No one wants an expensive, difficult or time-consuming divorce experience. Therefore, I am committed to giving my clients a quick, civilized and fair resolution to their family law...
Lindsey M White
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(414) 453-0800 933 N. Mayfair Road
Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney Lindsey M. White is an Associate Attorney with Karp & Iancu, S.C. Lindsey is known for her dedication to her clients, her compassion, and her professionalism both in and out of the courtroom. Lindsey understands that her clients are encountering some of life’s greatest challenges as they face family law issues. She is a firm believer that no individual should ever have to confront a legal crisis on their own, especially one that impacts their family. Lindsey develops a trusting relationship with her clients and goes the extra mile in making sure her client not only feels comfortable...
David Karp
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Attorney with 37 years experience
(414) 453-0800 933 N Mayfair Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Marquette University Law School
Since he was admitted to practice in Wisconsin in 1982, David B. Karp has worked tirelessly to assist injury and family law clients. During the course of his lengthy career, he successfully has tried hundreds of cases and has settled countless more.
David N. Iancu
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Lawyer
(414) 453-0800 933 N. Mayfair Road Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Marquette University Law School
One of the top-ranked divorce and family law litigators serving Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington counties and all of South-Eastern Wisconsin. David N. Iancu has devoted his practice to finding innovative solutions to complex divorce and family law cases. No case too big or too small.

Featured in Milwaukee’s Lifestyle Magazine, “M Magazine” as a “Leading Lawyer” each year from 2013 to 2018.
Named “10 Best Attorney” for Wisconsin by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys for 2018.
Named ‘SUPER LAWYER – Rising Star’ each year from 2010 to 2018.
Named a “Top 100 Lawyer” by The National Advocates for 2017 and 2018.
Named a...
John 'Jack' Casey
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(414) 272-5564 757 N Broadway
Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Dayton School of Law
John Casey is a Wisconsin native and a passionate advocate for injury victims. He graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law, where he excelled in business and tort law and obtained his law degree. He went on to represent injury victims in Milwaukee. As an avid member of the legal community, Attorney Casey served as a past chairperson of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Solo and Small Firm/General Practice Section, is a member of the American Association for Justice, and was a committee member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court Appointment Selection Committee. His commitment to his clients has...
Richard Reilly
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 53 years experience
(414) 271-1440 330 East Kilbourn Avenue
Suite 1170
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Divorce, Business and Family
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Richard Reilly brings the sharp strategic instincts of a litigator to the delicate practice of family law. He balances his practice with a compassion for the client and a willingness to fight on their behalf. “We know the issues surrounding family law can be very sensitive and require a soft touch, however, we also show our clients that we are not afraid to take an aggressive approach if need be,” he notes. Richard honed his instincts while serving five years as a trial lawyer in the United States Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's...
Richard Podell
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Lawyer with 49 years experience
(414) 224-6060 100 E Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Divorce and Family
RICHARD J. PODELL, born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 22, 1943; admitted to bar, 1969, Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin; 1974, U.S. Supreme Court. Education: Colgate University (A.B., 1966); University of Wisconsin (J.D., 1969). Editor, Wisconsin Journal of Family Law, 1987-1989. Milwaukee Bar Chairman, Family Law Section, 1979-1984); Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1974--, Wisconsin, Chairman, 1986-1987; Active Member in the American Bar Association, Family Law Section for 35 years, 17 of which served as an officer or member of Council; Chairman of the American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1988-1989;...
Christopher Drosen
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Milwaukee County, WI Divorce Attorney
(414) 545-5450 2448 S 102nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53227
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
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Waukesha County Divorce Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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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.