Zenda, Wisconsin Family Lawyers

Lake Geneva, WI Family Law Attorney
(262) 248-6624 101 Broad St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Mary L. Poletti
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Burlington, WI Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
152 E. State St.
Burlington, WI 53105
Free ConsultationFamily
Washington and Lee University School of Law and Taylor University
After graduating from Washington & Lee, School of Law, in Lexington, Virginia, I started practicing law in Roanoke, Virginia in 1987, doing a variety of legal work in private practice, mostly in the area of family law. When I came back to Kenosha, Wisconsin, my home town, I resumed private practice in 2009. We opened the law firm of Nickolai & Poletti in 2012 where I continue to specialize in family law which includes divorce, child custody and placement, termination of parental rights and step-parent adoptions, and grandparents rights, to name a few areas. I am proud...
Richard Missimer
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Elkhorn, WI Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(262) 565-8200 W Sunflower Street
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Free ConsultationFamily, DUI and Divorce
Ward Phillips
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Elkhorn, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 723-7040 6 West St
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Family, Collections and Divorce
East Troy, WI Family Law Attorney
(262) 642-7515 2847 Buell Dr
East Troy, WI 53120
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Burlington, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 763-2451 432 Milwaukee Ave
Burlington, WI 53105
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Burlington, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 763-8185 133 S Pine St
Burlington, WI 53105
Family and Divorce
Paddock Lake, WI Family Law Attorney
(262) 843-3400 24414 75th St
Paddock Lake, WI 53168
Family
Delavan, WI Family Law Attorney
(262) 728-0700 1034 Ann St
Delavan, WI 53115
Family, Divorce, Municipal and Personal Injury
East Troy, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 642-4368 2847 Buell Dr
East Troy, WI 53120
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
Twin Lakes, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 877-4991 215 S Lake Ave
Twin Lakes, WI 53181
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Delavan, WI Family Law Attorney
(262) 728-8807 1407 Racine St
Delavan, WI 53115
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Elkhorn, WI Family Law Attorney
(262) 723-2810 30 S Church St
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Burlington, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 763-7475 155 S Pine St
Burlington, WI 53105
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Twin Lakes, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 877-4991 215 S Lake Ave
Twin Lakes, WI 53181
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
Delavan, WI Family Law Lawyer
(262) 740-1971 1624 Hobbs Dr
Delavan, WI 53115
Family, Business, DUI and Divorce
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Katherine Charlton
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Milwaukee, WI Family Law Lawyer
(414) 271-8650 222 East Erie Street, Suite 210
P.O. Box 442
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0442
Family
Vermont Law School
I am an Iowa native who obtained an undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College and a law degree from the Vermont Law School.
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...
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...
Jeff Hughes
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Milwaukee, WI Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(414) 286-4746 250 E Wisconsin Ave
18th floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Family and Divorce
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...
Heather Nelson
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Racine, WI Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(262) 456-2006 840 Lake Avenue, Suite 104
Racine, WI 53403
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
William Mitchell College of Law
Attorney Heather L. Nelson has represented hundreds of family law clients in Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth counties. Her due diligence and professionalism have gained her the reputation for being a respected, reasonable, and fierce advocate throughout the legal community.

She listens to her client's individual concerns and explains the law and legal arguments, so they can make an informed decision. Heather challenges clients to question their motives and does not hesitate to keep her clients grounded in reality. This results in practical, cost-effective solutions.

Heather grew up in Southeastern Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with...
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....
Scott McCarthy
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Milton, WI Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(608) 352-3366 205 S John Paul Road
Milton, WI 53563
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Scott McCarthy has been in practice since 1991 and is one of the most experienced trial lawyers in southern Wisconsin. Scott has taken countless cases to trial in Rock County, Dane County, Waukesha County, Jefferson County and more surrounding counties and counties around the State. He has won at every level including the Supreme Court Scott's success was noticed in 2007 when one of the larger firms in Madison asked Scott to join their litigation team. Scott founded the Janesviille branch of Murphy Desmond and was quickly named to the firm's Litigation Executive Committee where he helped guide the...
Christopher Glinski
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Racine, WI Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(262) 632-1555 209 8th St
Racine, WI 53403
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Marquette University Law School
Attorney Christopher M. Glinski is an aggressive and experienced Racine criminal defense, divorce, and child custody lawyer. He has dedicated his career to aggressively defending the rights of his clients and getting his clients great results. He also handles traffic tickets.

Attorney Glinski has consistently been rated one of the top lawyers in Wisconsin. He was recently recognized as one of the "Top 40 Trial Lawyers under 40" in Wisconsin and nationally recognized as one of the "Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers." He works in Racine and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Call (262) 632-1555 for a free consultation....
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.
Holly D Jensen
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Janesville, WI Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(608) 755-5050 303 East Court Street
Janesville, WI 53545
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
University of Wisconsin Law School
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.
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
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...
Lindsey M White
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Milwaukee, WI Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(414) 453-0800 933 N. Mayfair Road
Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Estate Planning
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...
Steven T Chesebro
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Janesville, WI Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(608) 755-5050 303 East Court Street
Janesville, WI 53545
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Marquette University Law School
Steven Chesebro received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his law degree from Marquette University Law School in 2011. In Law School, Mr. Chesebro was active in the Business Law Society as a chairperson, treasurer, and during his third year as President. Upon admission to the Wisconsin State Bar, Mr. Chesebro moved to Janesville to be near family and opened a law office dedicated to helping the residents of Rock County. In January of 2013, he joined the Consigny Law Firm, S.C. Mr. Chesebro is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association...
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...
John 'Jack' Casey
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Milwaukee, WI Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(414) 272-5564 757 N Broadway
Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Family, Divorce, 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...
Walter Shannon
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Evansville, WI Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(608) 882-5944 24 East Main Street
Evansville, WI 53536
Family, Business, Collections and Estate Planning
Michigan State University
Practicing since 1990 and specializing in Business Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate. Open, Client centered practice.
Mark Knutson
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Brookfield, WI Family Law Attorney with 41 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...
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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.