Ozaukee, WI asked in Divorce for Wisconsin

Q: My next court case for divorce is to be a trial what does that mean?

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Jeff Hughes
Jeff Hughes
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: It is very, very rare to go all the way to trial in a divorce case. If you are at this step, basically it means you and your spouse will appear before a judge, there is no jury. What this means is the judge will decide what happens with all unresolved marital property based on evidence and witness testimony. If you are going to trial and can not resolve the issues, visit the courthouse before the trial and get a sense for the courtroom. If you have the time watch another divorce case several days before you meet with the judge. This will help you understand the experience before hand. Best of luck - Jeff

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