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Our Culture of Customer Service

Our Culture of Customer Service

Family Lawyers need to be in the customer service business. At Sterling Law Offices we are committed to serving the best interests of our clients over the needs of the firm. Learn from President Tony Karls how we are able to align our goals with the client's goals by focusing on fostering a culture of service.

Meet Attorney Hannah Smet

Meet Attorney Hannah Smet

Divorce Attorney Hannah Smet calls the Fox Valley Home. Hannah sees her role as a family lawyer as bringing a voice of reason to a difficult time for her clients. She helps her clients look beyond the emotion and see what is at stake, so they can see a better future. Get to know Divorce Attorney Hannah Smet of Sterling Law Offices

Meet Attorney Shannon Alberts

Meet Attorney Shannon Alberts

Attorney Shannon Alberts of Sterling Lawyers describes herself as someone who is resilient and able to handle adversity. She brings her life experience to her role in family law. Shannon sees her role in family law as a guide to help people through one of the most difficult times in their life. Attorney Shannon Alberts represents the “diverse” and yet close knit community of Fox Valley.

How Is Debt Divided in Divorce

How Is Debt Divided in Divorce

Dealing with debt in a divorce is similar to how courts deal with assets. So how does this debt get divided? What is the divorce debt division process you should know for divorce in Wisconsin? Attorney Latrice Knighton of Sterling Law Offices breaks down how courts divide debt during a divorce process. She covers equalling out the balance sheet of debt and assets for both parties. She covers the exception of inheritance to marital property law in Wisconsin.

Meet Attorney Tiffany Biedermann

Meet Attorney Tiffany Biedermann

Attorney Tiffany Biedermann of Sterling Law Offices sees her role in family law as a guide. She helps her clients through this difficult time in their life. She wants to help them achieve their goals and see a future that is bright and happy. Tiffany sees the community of Fox Valley as one that comes together in times of hardship and she loves representing them when they need her legal expertise.

Moving Kids Out of State After Custody Orders in Wisconsin

Moving Kids Out of State After Custody Orders in Wisconsin

Family law attorneys at Sterling Law Offices frequently get asked by parents if they can move out of Wisconsin with their child. The answer is pretty straight forward. You can’t do this unilaterally. If you need to or wish to move out of the state of Wisconsin, and more than a 100 miles away from the other parent, you’ll need to file a motion with the court. Attorney Austin Miller explains how this process is handled by the courts.

Bringing Foster Care Siblings Together

Bringing Foster Care Siblings Together

Is the foster care system broken? What happens to siblings that go into foster care? And what is there to bring these siblings back together again? Organizations like Camp To Belong bring a solution to a very large problem that is known to a very few people. In this story, we will explore the problem facing foster siblings, and how Camp To Belong works to provide these children the much needed time together.

Creating a Client-Centered Family Law Firm

Creating a Client-Centered Family Law Firm

The vision to create a client-centered family law firm came from Jeff Hughes and Anthony Karls desire to create a business that innovated a business model few thought could be innovated. This innovation also allowed them to make a difference in the community. This is that story.

Meet Attorney Ellen Rhodeman

Meet Attorney Ellen Rhodeman

Attorney Ellen Rhodeman of Sterling Law Offices believes it is important for a family law attorney to be mild mannered, level headed, and calm. She believes that just as stress is infectious, so is being calm and it is important that she brings this emotional balance to the emotional charged lives of her clients as they navigate divorce. She wants to help her clients get through this transition, not just legally, but emotionally, as well.

Does 50/50 Custody Pay Child Support?

Does 50/50 Custody Pay Child Support?

In Wisconsin, child support is determined by placement and not custody. Child support is calculated from the amount of overnights a parent has with their children. Attorney Austin Miller of Sterling Law Offices explains how people often confuse custody and placement and why the better place to start when calculating child support is to first determine placement.

Importance of Servant Leadership in Family Law

Importance of Servant Leadership in Family Law

Servant Leadership in family law can lead to attorneys and support staff being better positioned and motivated to serve the needs of their clients. In this article and video, Anthony Karls, president of Sterling Law Offices describes how the concepts of “Truth and Love” create our version of servant leadership and why it is important that we influence people to become servant leaders. Without servant leadership, we don’t become a client-centered law firm.

How is Alimony Awarded In Wisconsin?

How is Alimony Awarded In Wisconsin?

In Wisconsin Alimony or Spousal Maintenance is not guaranteed. The courts have “broad discretion.” Learn from Attorney Austin Miller of Sterling Law Offices what factors the court considers and why it’s important that your attorney knows how the court or judges in your county look at alimony.

Strong Families Build A Strong Society

Strong Families Build A Strong Society

We believe that the cornerstone of a strong community is a healthy and strong family structure. This is why at Sterling Law Offices we produce stories that help promote strong belief systems, good communication, and healthy relationships. Learn more about what we stand for and why we believe as we do.

Is Wisconsin Considered a Pro Mother State?

Is Wisconsin Considered a Pro Mother State?

Is Wisconsin considered a “mother state” when making decisions regarding custody and placement? Wisconsin courts are explicitly forbidden in using gender to make custody and placement decisions. The courts look at what is in the best interest of the child.

Meet Attorney Erin Boyd

Meet Attorney Erin Boyd

Attorney Erin Boyd of Sterling Law Offices is hard working and truly cares about helping her clients. It’s not just the legal issues that we have to focus on. It’s also about helping clients get through the process and see the light at the end of the tunnel.

What is the Process for Divorce in Wisconsin

What is the Process for Divorce in Wisconsin

Your divorce will start when you serve the divorce papers. Learn more on the time it takes for divorce, what you need to determine, and the process from Attorney Austin Miller of Sterling Law Offices.

Meet Attorney Austin Miller

Meet Attorney Austin Miller

Sterling’s Attorney Austin Miller views his role in family law as one that is about helping families through crisis. “I want my clients to know that they have been heard,” Austin says describing how he wants clients to remember having worked with him. “That their goals have been heard and that they have been fought for.” Get to know Sterling Law Offices’ Attorney Austin Miller in his own words.

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