Kowalski Family Law

At Kowalski Family Law, we specialize in family matters. Our attorneys have the experience, judgment, and knowledge to guide you through difficult times. The legal system can be confusing and uncertain, so we take pride in our communication. We will:

  • Respond promptly to your questions and concerns.
  • Listen to understand your goals.
  • Clearly explain your options.
  • Develop a plan for your case.
  • Work hard to give you the best outcome.

We truly believe that you will not find better representation for your family.

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A couple facing divorce can be left with the question, what is going to happen with our business? What happens to a business in the event of a divorce depends on many things, such as when the business was started, what state you are in, and many more. Our firm is here to help you along the way and answer any questions you may have. Follow the link to lean more about business divorce, and contact our office today
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The SCRA (Servicemembers Civil Relief Act) is a principle that can grant any service member relief from the distraction of legal issues if they interfear with the service members duties. This act only applies to civil cases, it do not apply to criminal cases. Follow the link for a video explaining the SCRA.

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Divorce often feels like it comes out of nowhere. If you are blindsided by divorce papers, it’s important to get in touch with a knowledgeable family law attorney as soon as possible to make sure you don’t fall behind the eight ball as your divorce case begins.

Ask Amy: I had no idea my husband wanted a divorce. What do I do now?
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Are you obligated to help your soon-to-be ex if they are falling victim to a financial scam? It is best not to engage legally or financially with your spouse in the midst of divorce without first consulting your divorce lawyer.

https://slate.com/business/2022/03/advice-for-divorcees-do-you-have-an-obligation-to-help-an-ex-wife-whos-been-scammed.html
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High asset divorce cases involve issues that go far beyond the marital home and the children. These cases often involve stock portfolios, real estate, businesses, professional practices, luxury items, and other valuables. It is important to have an attorney with experiencing in these niche areas of property division.

High Net Worth/Business Divorce

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Wisconsin’s community property laws mean that, upon marriage, each spouse automatically has an interest in one-half of the marital property. Wanting an arrangement that deviates from this is a good reason to draft and sign a prenuptial agreement before getting married.

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
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When it comes to child custody, don’t be like Kim and Kanye. Having an informal arrangement may seem amicable, but it lacks the protections for parents and children that a written custody and placement agreement provides.

https://www.tmz.com/2022/03/03/kim-kardashian-kanye-west-child-custody-arrangement-divorce/

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Instead of focusing on what is not working well in your co-parenting relationship, identify what is going well and accentuate it.

https://www.verywellfamily.com/signs-of-a-healthy-coparenting-relationship-2997282
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You can check on our child support payments at the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families’ website. If your ex is failing to provide support or your circumstances have changed, an experienced family law attorney can help you pursue enforcement or modification of your child support order.

https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/cs/pay/account-info
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Yes. The same lawyer cannot represent both spouses. It is important to get legal advice from an attorney who is focused on protecting your interests as prenuptial agreements are negotiated, drafted and reviewed.

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
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Guardianship is not always the answer; it is important to consult with an attorney and consider all options for protecting a loved one. Wisconsin is one of five states that require judges to consider less restrictive alternatives to guardianships.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2022/01/09/1065301762/britney-spears-left-her-guardianship-but-others-who-want-independence-remain-stu
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