The Law Firm of Attorney Kathleen Reiley, S.C.
About Attorney Kathy Reiley A profile of Attorney Kathleen Reiley, her law firm, years of experience practicing family law and mediating disputes. Her legal profile includes her educational information and work history.
Firm Overview The law firm of Attorney Kathleen Reiley provides legal advice for family law legal issues including divorce, custody, support, maintenance, paternity, and mediation. Attorney Reiley frequently mediates for and helps clients with dispute resolution including traditional cohabitants and same sex marriages.
Directions to the law office of Attorney Kathleen Reiley located at 7161 North Port Washington, Suite B, Glendale, WI 53217 Phone: (414) 369-6309. A map of the Glendale, Wisconsin area is provided along with interactive directions to help you locate and visit Attorney Reiley's office.
An Overview Of Wisconsin Family Law Family law is a very broad are of law encompassing divorce and the many ways in which people can process through a divorce action, paternity, legal custody of children, physical placement (often called physical custody) of a child, child support, family maintenance, wills, estate planning, mediation, and adoption.
Family Lawyer What does a family lawyer do? And why should you hire one?
Divorce Attorney What does a divorce lawyer do? Do you really need a divorce attorney? Can a person go pro se and come out with the same results?
Wisconsin Divorce Law
Wisconsin Divorce Law What does the law say about divorce? What are the rules? Is Wisconsin a community property state?
Marital Property Law In general, property acquired during the marriage is marital property; however, other property can become marital property. What is a duty of care? How does Wisconsin law view debts during marriage, during legal separations, and at divorce?
Divorces Of Elderly Spouses - Attorney Reiley is very experienced with divorces between elderly spouses. Call 414-369-6309 to speak with an attorney today.
Types of Divorce Proceedings explores the various methods people can use under Wisconsin law to commence and proceed through a divorce action. The types of divorce proceedings are also highlighted below by their more specific names. Those types include contested divorce, divorce litigation and trials, uncontested divorce, collaborative divorce, cooperative divorce, divorce mediation, and stipulated divorce.
The Emotional Side To Divorce talks about the emotions that people often experience when ending a relationship and the relationships that can develop out of divorce.
What To Expect In A Divorce Proceeding helps explain what to expect and where to begin when commencing a divorce action.
Contested Divorce Actions
Contested Divorce While all divorce actions are viewed by the courts as contested matters, the term contested divorce usually refers to those actions in which the parties cannot agree - come to terms - on a final marital property settlement.
Trial Litigation Contested divorce actions often go to trial. Litigation refers to the entire breath of an action including research, negotiations, and the final hearing, but it is usually used in the context of trials.
Non-contested Divorce Actions
Uncontested Divorce, An Overview discusses alternative methods of resolving disputes between spouses and handling divorce. This is an overview, with the various divorce options explained; the divorce options are also highlighted below.
Divorce Mediation Mediation is frequently used to resolve disputes between two unrelated people, such as contract disputes. Divorce mediation helps people resolve disputes and come to final terms of agreement regarding property, children, support and investments, for example. In some instances, a court will order a couple into mediation.
Stipulated Divorce A stipulation is an agreement made after an action is filed. A stipulated divorce occurs when the parties come to agreement on the terms of the divorce (marital property, child custody, child support and family maintenance) and agree in writing to those terms, which are then presented to the court for approval.
Collaborative A collaborative divorce is one in which the parties collaborate to resolve the issues between them. Collaborative divorce is also a method employed by members of as association dedicated to collaborative divorce resolutions.
Child Custody & Visitation
Step Parent Adoption Stepparents frequently adopt a stepchild or stepchildren either during or after a divorce action.
Wisconsin Custody & Visitation Laws is an overview of the laws about legal custody & legal placement, which are often respectively referred to as physical custody and visitation. Wisconsin Child Support Laws include child support for a minor child, family support or maintenance frequently known as alimony. Prior to a child support hearing, a temporary order is entered. After a child support hearing (or divorce as the case may be), then judgment enforcement and post judgment actions may be filed.
Paternity Actions under Wisconsin law.
Support - Child Support & Family Maintenance
Child Support is monitored by the child support program under the department of workforce development. Support is set according to a schedule. This section discusses child support, as well as variable income. Click here to find a Wisconsin child support agency near you.
Changing A Support Order discusses a post judgment action - one that takes place after the final divorce decree or final support hearing.
Alimony is a term that was used by Wisconsin Law. It is now referred to as family maintenance.
Family Maintenance is a support award intended for a family.
Maintenance Changes include changes in circumstances after an order has been entered by the court.
Marital Property Law
Marital Property Agreement & Marital Property Settlement discusses Wisconsin law about divorce and marital property and the marital property agreement entered into by spouses as well as the marital property settlement agreement entered into for purposes of divorce or ordered by a Wisconsin court.
Automobiles can be marital property, so you will need to know the value of any cars, trucks, recreational vehicles (ATV, ORV, motorbike) and sporting equipment (pop-up trailer, boat, personal watercraft).
Real Estate (home, land, vacation cottage) usually constitutes a good portion of a couple's marital property. You will need to agree to or know the value of your home, cottage, and any other real estate investments owned by you and your spouse.
Investments include stocks, bonds, savings accounts, 401-K plans, and basically anything into which money is placed for gain (or loss as the case may be). The financial disclosure form will provide an area for you to supply information about your investments.
Visitation Rights for grandparents can be either agreed to by the parents or ordered by a court.
Cohabitation occurs when two people live together as a family without a legal marriage. Cohabitation agreements can help resolve misunderstandings and disputes. Cohabitation relationships include those between couples of the opposite or same sex.
Cohabitation Agreements can be entered into by couples before, during or after a domestic relationship, but they are most useful if entered into prior to a domestic relationship. See also Gay Marriage Law for cohabitants of the same sex. For information about Wisconsin's laws regarding same sex marriage, please visit Same Sex Marriage Under Wisconsin Law.
Cohabitation Dispute Resolution is one of the few manners in which cohabitation couples can resolve their indifferences, whether the cohabitation relationship is between people of the opposite sex (see Cohabitation Dispute Resolution) or same sex (see Cohabitation Dispute Resolution for Couples of Same Sex.
Financial Disclosure Form is a form required by all married persons seeking a divorce.
Online Resources explores everything from websites about Attorney Reiley to websites about family law, divorce law, and a tremendous number of links to child support, emotional support, and domestic violence websites.
Checklists is a useful helpful reminder of the types of things that you will want to remember to cover with your attorney or during the process of divorce.
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