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Wisconsin | Section Summary

Marital age requirements in Wisconsin:

Male (parental consent)
Female (parental consent)

Welcome to MaritalLaws! In this section you will find information on laws regarding alimony, child support, custody, divorce, visitation, and even property division for the state of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin | Alimony Law Summary

How is Alimony Decided?

In the state of Wisconsin, following the judgment of annulment, divorce, or legal separation, the court may grant maintenance payments to either spouse for a limited or indefinite amount of time after the order has been made. This maintenance is otherwise known as alimony. Alimony payments are dependent on several factors.

Some factors that may change the court’s decision in amount, length, or requirement of alimony payments include, but are not limited to, are: the length of time the marriage continued successfully, the age and physical and mental health of both parties, The division of the property made during the process of the divorce or separation, and the earning abilities of both parties following the divorce. ....... Click here to get more info on Alimony

Wisconsin | Child Support Law Summary

How is Child Support Assigned?

If the judgment or order providing for the support of a child who is placed in a residential care center for children and youth, juvenile correctional institution, or state mental institution includes support for one or more other children, the support that is assigned to the state shall be the proportionate share of the child placed in the center or institution, except as otherwise ordered by the court or circuit court commissioner on the motion of a party. ....... Click here to get more info on Child Support

Wisconsin | Custody Law Summary

What Factors are Considered in Deciding Custody?

The wishes of the child's parent or parents, as shown by any stipulation between the parties, any proposed parenting plan or any legal custody or physical placement proposal submitted to the court at trial. ....... Click here to get more info on Custody

Wisconsin | Divorce Law Summary

What are the Grounds for Divorce?

Wisconsin law only provides for no fault divorces. ....... Click here to get more info on Divorce

Wisconsin | Visitation Law Summary

How are Visitation Rights Granted?

Wisconsin law states that a biological parent of a minor child may request visitation rights as part of an open divorce, parentage or custody case or may file a petition for visitation in none of these circumstances apply. ....... Click here to get more info on Visitation

Wisconsin | Property Division Law Summary

How Does Property Division Work?

Under Wisconsin law, marital property is that which is acquired or is a direct result of the labor and investments of the parties during the marriage is subject to equitable division. ....... Click here to get more info on Property Division

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