Waukesha, Wisconsin Family Lawyers

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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Jeff Hughes
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Wisconsin Family Law 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 Family 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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Tedia Gamino
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(262) 650-6700 1055 White Rock Ave.
Waukesha, WI 53186
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Maureen Black
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(414) 206-1805 N19 W24400 Riverwood Dr #350
Waukesha, WI 53188
Family and Divorce
University of Dayton School of Law
Attorney Maureen Black has been practicing law since 2012 when she was admitted into the State Bar of Wisconsin. She had graduated from the University of Dayton College of Law with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2012. Prior to law school, she attended the Ohio State University for her undergraduate major in Broadcast Journalism in 2008.
Karen Appel
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(262) 547-2611 640 W Moreland Blvd
Waukesha, WI 53188
Family, Divorce 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.
Carlos Alberto Gamino
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(262) 650-6700 1055 Whiterock Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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.
Monica Walrath
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(262) 650-8100 324 West Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Elder 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.
Patricia L Grove
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 782-5200 20720 Watertown Rd.
Suite 202
Waukesha, WI 53186
Family, Appeals and Divorce
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...
Erin V. Boyd
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(262) 221-8498 N19 W24400 Riverwood Dr #350
Waukesha, WI 53188
Family and Divorce
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.
Andrew C. Ladd
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(262) 542-3900 707 W. Moreland Blvd., Suite 7
Waukesha, WI 53188-2400
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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.
J Petty
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(262) 782-5200 20720 Watertown Rd.
Suite 202
Waukesha, WI 53186
Family, Divorce 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
Thomas J. Schneck
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(262) 542-3900 707 W. Moreland Boulevard, Suite 7
Waukesha, WI 53188
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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.
Chomi Prag
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Waukeshsa, WI Family Law Attorney
(888) 802-7292 20720 W. Watertown Rd.
Waukeshsa, WI 53186
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Syracuse University College of Law
Mr. Christopher S. Carson
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New Berlin, WI Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(262) 860-8932 15350 W. National Ave.
Suite 101
New Berlin, WI 53151
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Wisconsin family lawyer specializing in divorce, custody, child support, maintenance, criminal defense, DUI, bankruptcy, domestic violence, appeals, probation revocation hearings. Free consultation.
Waukesha, WI Family Law Attorney
(877) 635-6220 640 West Moreland Boulevard
Waukesha, WI 53188
Family
New Berlin, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 814-1700 15730 W National Ave
New Berlin, WI 53151
Family, Civil Rights, Divorce and Social Security Disability
Waukesha, WI Family Law Attorney
(262) 798-1320 20700 Watertown Rd
Waukesha, WI 53186
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
New Berlin, WI Family Law Attorney
(262) 785-0320 2665 S Moorland Rd
New Berlin, WI 53151
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Waukesha, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 544-9998 358 W Main St
Waukesha, WI 53186
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Waukesha, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 542-6677 520 N Grand Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
Family
Hon. Linda M Van De Water (Ret.)
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Brookfield, WI Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(262) 424-8004 20945 Bartlett Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
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...
Karyn Gimbel Youso
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Brookfield, WI Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(262) 788-5335 675 N. Brookfield Rd. Suite 203
Brookfield, WI 53045
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
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.
Paul E. Bucher
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Delafield, WI Family Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(262) 303-4916 355 Austin Circle
Suite 110
Delafield, WI 53018
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
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...
Michael J. Finn
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Hartland, WI Family Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(262) 367-8485 163 E Capitol Dr
Hartland, WI 53029
Family, Business, Divorce 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.
John Fields
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Elm Grove, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 782-8322 740 Pilgrim Pkwy #100
Elm Grove, WI 53122
Family and Divorce
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...
Michelle Fitzgerald
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Brookfield, WI Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(262) 432-3600 611 N. Barker Road, Suite 209
Brookfield, WI 53045
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
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...
Mark Knutson
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Brookfield, WI Family Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(262) 785-9000 14170 W Greenfield Ave
Brookfield, WI 53005
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning 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...
Latrice Milton
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Brookfield, WI Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(262) 782-3090 200 S Executive Dr #101
Brookfield, WI 53005
Family and Divorce
University of Wisconsin Law School
Attorney Latrice Knighton first started her college endeavor at the University of Wisconsin - Madison where she received her Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology. After her undergraduate, she went to the University of Wisconsin Law School with her Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2006. In that same year, she was admitted into the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Jane Jacobs
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Pewaukee, WI Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(262) 347-2000 N27 W23957 Paul Road
Suite 206
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Family
Edith Petersen
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Hartland, WI Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(262) 367-3800 155 E Capitol Dr
Hartland, WI 53029
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
Kent Tess-Mattner
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Brookfield, WI Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(262) 814-0080 3400 Intertech Drive
Suite 400
Brookfield, WI 53045-5164
Family, Appeals, Divorce 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...
Maxwell Charles Livingston
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Brookfield, WI Family Law Attorney
(262) 789-2741 200 South Executive Drive, Suite 101
Brookfield, WI 53005
Family
Jane E. Probst
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Wauwatosa, WI Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(414) 210-3135 1011 N. Mayfair Road
Suite 203
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning 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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Germantown, WI Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(800) 805-1976 W175N11086 Stonewood Drive
P.O. Box 550
Germantown, WI 53022
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Elder 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...
David N. Iancu
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Waukesha, WI Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(414) 453-0800 N19 W24400 Riverwood Dr
Suite #350
Waukesha, WI 53188
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Marquette University Law School
Top-ranked divorce and family law attorneys serving Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, Racine 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 ‘Top 40...
Teri Nelson
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Wauwatosa, WI Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(414) 258-1644 2675 N Mayfair Rd
Suite 610
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Family and Divorce
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...
Amy Shapiro
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Milwaukee, WI Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(414) 271-8650 222 East Erie Street, Suite 210
P.O. Box 442
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Family
Boston University School of Law
I concentrate my practice in the area of family law. I have been practicing for over 30 years, 27 of them in Wisconsin. In addition to advocating for parties, I an appointed Guardian ad Litem for children in custody cases. I am also a trained mediator and am trained as a collaborative attorney. Each case is unique, requiring problem solving skills. I understand that a family law matter is the most personal and emotionally difficult situation for a client and strive always to be aware of this in my representation while at the same time acting as a true legal...
Susan Hansen
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Milwaukee, WI Family Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(414) 273-2422 126 N. Jefferson St. #401
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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...
Chelsea Gatterman
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Menomonee Falls, WI Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(312) 598-1711 N56W13405 Silver Spring Dr
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Family and Divorce
Marquette University
Compassionate and understanding is what I strive to be for my clients. I practice divorce and family law.

Practicing law since 2012 after graduating from Marquette University.

Admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin in 2012.

Helping families move forward.
Kashoua Yang
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Milwaukee, WI Family Law Attorney
(414) 395-2835 230 W. Wells St.
Ste 600
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Free ConsultationFamily and Workers' Comp
University of Wisconsin Law School
Kashoua Yang earned her bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, from Lakeland College and her J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. During law school, she served as Co-President of the Law School Family Association, was a Writer and Articles Editor for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society, and participated in the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association's Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition. Ms. Yang served as a judicial intern for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District II and worked as an extern at the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission. Ms. Yang practices family law...
Terese J. Singer
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Milwaukee, WI Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(414) 271-6400 1110 N Old World 3rd St
#201
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence 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....
Jeffrey Lee Murrell
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Milwaukee, WI Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(414) 224-0668 P.O. Box 579
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
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Waukesha Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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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.