Monthly Archives: September 2016

Child Support Payments and Trust Proceeds

The appellate court in Pratt v. Ferguson determined that the proceeds from the maternal grandparents’ trust could be used for the purposes of child support. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE ARREARS CHILD SUPPORT PROCEEDINGS The parties had six children together. The … Continue reading

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Relationships and Restraining Orders

In Phillips v. Campbell, the Appellant argued that the domestic violence restraining order was erroneously issued against him, because there was no dating relationship between him and the Respondent. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE RESTRAINING ORDER ROCEEDINGS The Respondent is a … Continue reading

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Custody and Moving to a New State

Although Jane J. v. Superior Court involved a custody dispute that was initiated in Wisconsin, the case is not about which state has jurisdiction of custody. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS The parties were married and had two … Continue reading

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