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Modifying divorce terms when circumstances change

After you file your divorce paperwork in Wisconsin, you may think the terms of the agreement are unchangeable. However, there are some circumstances when you may be able to modify the terms of your divorce to address changes in your life. At Brazil & Benske, LLC, we understand that divorce agreements sometimes need modifications if they are to continue meeting the needs of everyone involved.

Tips for divorce mediation

Although it is challenging to go through a divorce in Wisconsin, mediation is one way to decide on important things without the big price tag or stress of court litigation. Couples who decide to go through mediation can benefit from certain tips and advice. While this process is beneficial for many couples, it is also important to understand when mediation may not be the best route.

What is an emotional affair?

Infidelity is considered a deal breaker for most married people. However, cheating doesn't always involve a physical aspect. Emotional affairs are those where two people form emotional bonds outside of their marriage that threatens their union. Very Well Mind explains some of the warning signs of an emotional affair. 

How is art work divided during a divorce?

Whether you're a collector or an artist, works of art likely hold quite a bit of value you in your life. That's why it can be so difficult for divorcing couples to decide who gets what when the marriage ends. While the property division rules in your state will apply, Art Law Journal offers the following advice if you're concerned about valuable pieces falling into the wrong hands. 

Dealing with jointly owned credit cards during divorce

The danger of owning a credit card with your spouse while you are in the midst of a divorce is that you could end up on the hook for expenses generated by your spouse. With property and asset division on the horizon, the last thing you want is to be saddled with more debt. That is why in the beginning stages of any divorce in Milwaukee, one of the first steps to take is to separate your credit cards from your spouse.

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