2 vols.; 8th ed. 2013–14
(Includes 2015-16 supplement)
How using a system can help ease the stress
From initial client interviews to post-judgment actions, Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook (previously titled System Book for Family Law) can help you streamline your family law practice while sparing your clients undue stress. With all the essential forms, checklists, outlines, and overviews, the Handbook ensures you get the information you need systematically.
Master your files
The Handbook’s Master Information List and Office Master File offer a systematic approach to making each divorce or family law case a less complex enterprise. By providing tools to eliminate unnecessary meetings, letters, and other communications, the Handbook enables you to spend more time listening to your client’s needs and meeting them efficiently and effectively.
Increase your effectiveness
Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook is an invaluable resource for any lawyer who practices family law — whether in a large firm or a solo practice — providing the guidance you want, the resources you need, and the results you demand.
- Quick Reference Guide to the Law
- Divorce Procedure Outline
- Representation and Fee Agreements
- Initial Interview and Fact Gathering
- Starting the Action
- Temporary Hearing
- Discovery and Trial Preparation
- Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, & Judgment
- File Closing
- Postjudgment Actions and Support Enforcement
- Special Matters
A. Tax Consequences
B. Retirement Benefits
C. Health Insurance Continuation and Conversion
D. Domestic Abuse, Harassment, & Child Abuse
E. Valuation of Business Interests
G. Marital Agreements
H. Ancillary Marital Property Actions
I. Impact of Bankruptcy on Divorce
J. Reconciliation Attempt
Both the print and Books UnBound versions include a complete set of fillable, unannotated forms via download.
Stay current with the latest supplement!
The 2015–2016 supplement includes necessary updates to forms and reflects the latest legal developments affecting family law, including:
- A Wisconsin Supreme Court decision regarding visitation rights for non-parent individuals
- Recently amended Wisconsin law prohibiting income withholding for enforcing percentage-expressed child support
- A new Divorce/Annulment Worksheet for divorces granted on or after January 1, 2016
- Exploration of the potential for enacting the Uniform Collaborative Law Act (UCLA) in Wisconsin
- A change to Wisconsin law allowing a restraining order or injunction to protect household pets
- A U.S. Supreme Court decision recognizing same-sex marriages
- Wisconsin law regarding the date of maintenance termination
Be organized and collected
Within Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook, you’ll discover successful strategies to collect information and cut through the clutter that often accompanies family law cases.
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8th edition authors: Gregg M. Herman and Kelley J. Shock