Mayville, Wisconsin Family Lawyers
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...
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...
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 ‘Top 40...
Practicing law since 2012 after graduating from Marquette University.
Admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin in 2012.
Helping families move forward.
Dealing with family law issues?
Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.
Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.
Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.
Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.
No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.
Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.
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