5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Filing for Divorce

Filing for divorce should not be strictly an emotional decision. It would be best if you put a lot of thought and effort into this life-changing action. Visit the link to find five questions you should ask yourself if you are in an unhappy marriage. https://www.getlasting.com/unhappy-marriage

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The Safest Seat in the Car for a Child May Shock You

The middle back seat is the worst place for a child, right? Actually, it is the safest! This seat is furthest from impact or airbags in the event of a collision. If you have more than one child, it is recommended that you place the child who needs the most protection in the center.

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Divorce Can Be Hard, Let Us Help

Divorce can be tough. Not only for each spouse, but also for any children, pets, or other family members that may be involved. The divorce process is accomplished by negotiation, mediation, and/or litigation. At Gatzke and McFadden Law Offices, we strive to be conscientious of the cost to you, as well as finding a resolution.

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Estate Planning Basics Checklist

Everyone can benefit from having an estate plan in place. An attorney can ensure your loved ones and assets are protected. https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/investing/estate-planning

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Sole Custody is Not Likely

Think you will get “sole” custody? Think again. The courts in Wisconsin generally tend to favor joint legal custody as well as physical custody where possible.

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Is Probate Required?

Any Wisconsin estate in excess of $50,000 must go through probate unless the conditions are met for a specific exemption. Exemptions include assets that are jointly owned, assets with chosen beneficiaries, and assets in a revocable living trust. https://wilawlibrary.gov/topics/estate/probate.php

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Divorced? Time To Update Your Estate Plan

It is a good idea to review and revise your estate planning documents after a divorce or any other major life change. Source: https://www.investopedia.com/rewriting-your-will-after-divorce-5193318

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