Child Custody

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  • Emergency Custody Orders: What You Need to Know

    There are many circumstances that may justify an emergency change in custody of a child. An emergency custody order is generally used to help a parent or other guardian remove a child from a dangerous or potentially dangerous situation. The court can be petitioned to allow another party to take custody of the child for their protection. Here’s what you should know about emergency custody orders. ...
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  • Modify Child Custody in Time for Summer Break

    While most families are preparing for vacations and outings this summer, divorced and separated parents also have the added task of planning out their child custody arrangements. Making plans for your child custody or visitation schedule over summer break can be complicated even under the best circumstances, so it’s important to plan ahead to make the process as simple as possible. If you need to ...
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  • How Child Support is Calculated in Wisconsin

    Whether you are seeking payments or worried about your obligation to pay, both parents are responsible for providing child support in Wisconsin. A court can order one or both parents to pay child support that is either necessary or reasonable. In most cases, the parent with less than 50% of physical custody is the one who has to make the payment. Since the parent with majority custody is already ...
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  • Father's Rights

    In Wisconsin, fathers do not automatically obtain parental rights when they have a child with women who are not their wives. The child’s mother has sole custody to raise the child or control custody of the child. Before they can exercise their parental rights to make decisions for their kids or get a court-approved parenting schedule, unwed biological fathers need to establish their paternity. ...
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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Child Custody

    A heated child custody battle can and probably will stir up quite a lot of questions about the legalities, regulations, and the process in general. Unless you are working with a family lawyer, the answers can be relatively difficult to find. In order to make things easier on you, Balisle Family Law Legal Counsel, S.C. and our Madison child custody attorneys have compiled a useful list of child ...
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