With the legalization of same-sex marriage has come the need for same-sex divorce. Although the process by which an LGBTQ couple divorces is substantially similar to their heterosexual counterparts, there are a few unique legal issues that specifically impact the LGBTQ community. As we begin 2017, Wisconsin has not yet come to a consensus on how to determine the date of marriage for a same-sex couple. If the couple married in Wisconsin after October 6, 2014, the answer is quite simple: it is the date of the marriage. However, if the date of marriage falls within the following three scenarios, determining the date of marriage may be .....Read More/Leave a Comment
Attend a Second Saturday Wisconsin Session on March 11, 2017
LEARN ABOUT WISCONSIN DIVORCE OPTIONS AND THE COLLABORATIVE PROCESS
10 AM to 12 Noon - No Registration required - No charge - Visit 2nd Saturday Wisconsin for more information
Oak Creek Community Center in Oak Creek, WI & Edgewood College in Madison, WI
Divorce in Wisconsin
The 4 ways to divorce in Wisconsin:
Pro Se - which means "do-it yourself"
Mediation - using a neutral 3rd party
Litigation - you "go to court"
Collaborative - you control the process
In four powerful words - You are in charge.
- You control the process and pace
- Your Team creates workable solutions
- The process is private, not public
- The outcome is unique to your family.
How Do You Begin?
Take the Collaborative Tour and learn
- How Collaborative works
- Why it considers everyone's interests
- What you need to do next
- Where to find the right professional to help
Abigail Churchill, JD
Koritzinsky & Karls, LLC
Commentary, Opinion and News about Family Law
Divorce in the LGBTQ Community
Nancy Cannon, Psy.D (retired) - Divorce Coach and Child Specialist
Past Chair, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin
7 minutes - The Value of the Collaborative Process
LEARN ABOUT COLLABORATIVE IN OUR VIDEO LIBRARY
Hear from Collaborative Professionals
Our YouTube channel contains a number of videos outlining the role of Collaborative Practice team members, your responsibilities as a client, and why attorneys, financial neutrals, divorce coaches, child specialists and affiliate members are so critical to the process
Watch for a new CFLCW Video Page coming soon to this website!
FIND A COLLABORATIVE PROFESSIONAL
Our Membership Directory allows you to search for a CFLCW member by profession or office location. It is important to remember that most members do not restrict their practice geographically and therefore practice in multiple counties.