Are You Ready for Divorce?

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

It is one thing to think about it, another to threaten it, and yet another to follow through with it. If you are considering divorce it is crucial to ask yourself whether you are truly serious about it and begin taking steps to make sure you are prepared for the divorce process. Deciding to divorce is rarely […]

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“Irretrievably Broken” The Only Grounds You Need

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Chinese courts have made the curious ruling that adultery is not reason to file for divorce. We don’t have this problem in Wisconsin. We are a no-fault divorce state, which means that neither spouse must prove that the other has done something wrong. The only grounds for divorce necessary are one spouse testifying under oath […]

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Want a Divorce? First You Must Wait.

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

There is a 120-day waiting period to get a divorce in Wisconsin. That does not stop you from getting your ducks lined up in a row with the help of a knowledgeable divorce attorney. https://www.wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4100V_instructions.pdf?formNumber=FA-4100V&formType=Instructions&formatId=2&language=en#:~:text=There%20is%20a%20120%2Dday,reasons%20for%20wanting%20a%20divorce.

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How Was Your Holiday?

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; the stockings were hung by the chimney with care, but it felt painfully empty without my children there. If that modified excerpt from of “The Night Before Christmas” describes your holiday season thus far, there are two things you need to hear: We’re sorry you had […]

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Protecting Your Future In Divorce

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

It is crucial to address your estate plan as well as your financial situation as part of your divorce. The actions you take during divorce can have a tremendous impact on your future. Source: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/15/dont-get-divorced-from-financial-reality-when-ending-your-marriage.html

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How To Help Kids During The Holidays

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Show your children love by cooperating, not competing this holiday season. Source: https://childmind.org/article/divorced-for-the-holidays-what-to-give-the-kids/

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