In order to qualify for a divorce in Wisconsin, one or both of the spouses must have lived in the state for at least six months prior to filing under 767.06 (1m) of the existing code. Like many other jurisdictions in the country, Wisconsin is a “no-fault” divorce state. What essentially this means is that neither… Continue reading What are the requirements to divorce in Wisconsin?
The law firm of Steinhilber Swanson LLP, with offices in Oshkosh, Madison, Milwaukee and Wisconsin, has been augmented through the addition of two new partners, James D. Sweet and Michael P. Richman. Sweet is a nationally-recognized chapter 11 business debtors’ lawyer, and Michael P. Richman, also nationally recognized for his chapter 11 experience (including bankruptcy litigation… Continue reading Press Release
For many people, their home is their largest investment. If you face financial hardship, it is extremely discouraging to think you might lose your home in the process. However, there is still hope. Also known as reorganization bankruptcy, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be especially beneficial for homeowners. Essentially, this is a repayment plan, and can… Continue reading Can you keep your home during bankruptcy?
People don’t plan to get into overwhelming debt. However, it happens to more people than you might expect. The future is unpredictable, and unexpected events can turn what was once a stable debt load into something seemingly completely out-of-control. When your debt load starts to feel like more than you can handle, what steps you… Continue reading What should you keep in mind when debt gets overwhelming?
Certain things have the potential to cause significant damage to a person’s finances. One of these is missing credit card payments. This is because of the consequences falling behind on such payments can trigger. These include: Those first two things can greatly increase the costs a person faces in connection to their credit cards. The last… Continue reading Missing credit card payments can have significant impacts