Flourishing FamiliesWe believe strong families are the cornerstone of a healthy community and the bedrock for a child's health and wellbeing.
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.
A team develops relationships by having shared experiences. At Sterling Lawyers, we believe we are called to serve the legal needs of families navigating divorce, paternity and post judgment challenges. Sterling Lawyers builds a client-centered law firm by fielding a team of staff members and attorneys that pull for each other.
With Wisconsin being a “no fault” state, infidelity does not help or hurt someone in the judge's final decision on spousal support. In addition, it has no impact on alimony or property and debt division.
In the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee sits an old school gym that was started over 40 years ago by Julie and Dennis Newman. The Newman’s are known in the neighborhood for volunteering around the community and in their church. It is apparent that family, health, church, and the community are what is important to the Newmans.
After a divorce is final, you can usually remove your ex spouse from the life insurance policy unless a court orders otherwise to secure support payments.
When a divorce is finalized and you change your mind, there's not much you can do. However, if you're int he early stages of divorce, you can ask the court to look at a “significant life change” to determine if changes can be made or you can request to withdraw your petition.
Shared family experiences are proven to increase family bonds and promote positive behavior in children. By cooking with your kids, you have the opportunity to teach them safety, problem-solving skills, and the value of collaboration.
What is urban gardening and how could it help your family? With the increasing popularity, it might be time to jump in and help your community with an urban garden.
Attorney Latrice Knighton of Sterling Lawyers explains how the landmark case Vander Perren v. Vander Perren sets the precedent for how the court rules on how maintenance can be reduced or terminated by the courts years later after the divorce was settled.
When choosing a financial advisor, decide if you need all aspects of financial planning or an investment advisor only. You'll want to ask how the financial advisor is compensated, what type of clients they work with, examples of success, up-to-date credentials, references, and finally if they are a fiduciary.
What is the reason to why a higher-education degree is not considered to be a part of marital assets? How will that affect you and your current situation?
Taking risks is a scary thing for most people. And….many people will avoid taking them and leave it up to faith or someone else to do the work for them.
Why? Well, you might get rejected. You might go broke. What if you get sick? What if your plan fails? And on and on…
But here’s the other thing about risks… Usually, you need to take some big ones if you want to achieve great things and live a lifestyle you love.
Are you overwhelmed? Are your family and friends still asking you to help them when you have absolutely nothing left to give? Here are some useful tips to to reduce your stress and decide whether to help a friend or family member when you are feeling burnt out or overwhelmed.
You want to handle your divorce on your own but you are uncertain about what to expect in court. Here are three things you should know will be expected of you by the judge handling your divorce.
You recently learned that you spouse has a lot more debt than you knew of. Your spouse only told you about the debt because you filed for divorce, and now wants you to take half of it. What can you do?
You never imagined that you would have to deal with a rude and impolite spouse. You are going through a divorce and you are disappointed by how your spouse is acting. You ask yourself what you should do to end the bad behavior. Here are 3 suggestions to determine what you should do next.
Your judge will require you to develop a parenting plan before granting a divorce. Conflict between you and the other parent can be minimized and a successful plan can be created with these three simple tips.
No need to continue faking it till you make it. You can go out there and live your dreams by following these tips.
You want to end a relationship. And maybe you are considering a divorce. Saying it out loud — even in your mind — makes you feel scared, uncertain, and guilty about whether you are making the right choice. If this is you, you must ask yourself these three questions…
Will I have to pay alimony? How long will I have to pay alimony? These are top questions most divorcing people want to know. The answer depends on how much your spouse makes and whether they are earning the most money based on their experience and education. Understand how a vocational expert can help increase your spouse's income and lower your alimony.
We interview an expert, Sarah Holmes of Vocational Professionals, to address some of your concerns about your spouse and their employment opportunities. You can learn more about Sarah Holmes at www.vocpros.com.