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0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Wisconsin on
Q: If 3 people own a property equally and two want to sell it. Does it have to be sold? Or do you all have to agree?

Property inherited by siblings in equal portion. One, or possibly two want to sell. The third absolutely does not. Does the majority rule? Would the third have to buy out the other two at market value to keep it? The Property is in northern Wisconsin. It was a family vacation home that was left to... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Wisconsin on
Q: I am looking for an Real Estate attorney who focuses on foreclosure law, recover excess funds from a foreclosure

Someone who has experience with the process of submitting claims to recover funds generated from tax sale or mortgage foreclosure. For restrictions or any laws against in the state of WI, and laws against working with a Third-party company.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Support and Federal Crimes for Wisconsin on
Q: Can I sue for back child support owed, based off prior tax return documents?

Children’s father has paid WELL below his share their entire lives since 2008, as well as illegally claiming them as dependents for tax purposes as well as stimulus money. He does not take care of any of the children’s needs outside of this obligation either. Even going so far as to take money... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Real Estate Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Can I claim my 50% of marital asset from my husband, if we are not divorce or if we are, due to family disagreement ?

My husband recently bought a new house. The house is on the name of his younger sister, his younger brother and my husband. Both wanted to take away my husband's name in order to sell the house and get all the money for themselves. Due to the pressure of 11 persons, he agreed to give away his... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Wisconsin on
Q: Can I file a lawsuit for being terminated from a HUD program for non-payment if rent during the moratorium?

I was terminated from a the HUD Housing Voucher program for non payment of rent. Shortly thereafter my landlord filed for eviction because once terminated, there wasn't the protection. I didn't even owe a full months rent. Day of, I Called the courthouse to be patched throug and and... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Admiralty / Maritime for Wisconsin on
Q: Where do I find an "experienced" bulldog divorce lawyer with Admiralty marine lawyer knowledge in a divorce with a yacht

Need immediate help possibly getting an injunction to keep it from being launched the last week in April in Wisconsin to prevent husband from sailing off with his new girlfriend with the asset although no divorce proceedings yet, but impending. Husband is a brilliant clinically diagnosed... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Wisconsin on
Q: In religion, what are my rights & wrong to audio record ? What are their rights & wrongs to audio and camera record me?

I audio record my family-in-law in the living room for evidence of blasphemy and evidence of words chasing me away only. I dont have a camera. And we all do audio record of study and meeting. My in-laws change religion. They try to audio record me because i didn't follow their religion, they... View More

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answered on Apr 10, 2024

This is a complex situation involving issues of privacy, consent, and the specific practices and beliefs of the religions involved. Here are some general principles to consider:

Your rights:

- In most jurisdictions, you have the right to record conversations you are a part of, even...
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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Immigration Law for Wisconsin on
Q: If I accept my husband divorce request, will I win my 50% marital assets in Wisconsin ?

We are married almost 5 years. Due to covid, my immigration paper had to be renew. I did work few month and provide money to support my husband. I think i am still an immigrant. I still don't have a green card. Due to different religion, due to family religious arguments and lack of marital... View More

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answered on Apr 10, 2024

In Wisconsin, marital property is generally divided equally (50/50) between spouses in a divorce. However, there are several factors that can influence the division of assets:

1. Property acquired before marriage: Assets owned by either spouse before the marriage, such as your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Divorce and Domestic Violence for Wisconsin on
Q: Can 5 years being wife apply for wava green card & culturally continue to live with husband ?

Husband use 10 types of violence against his wife except the physical violence. She has text and audio evidences, but she is religiously forgiving him and culturally saving his reputation.

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answered on Apr 10, 2024

I understand this is a very difficult and sensitive situation. Here is some information that may be helpful:

Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), an abused spouse of a U.S. citizen or permanent resident can self-petition for a green card without the abuser's knowledge or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Wisconsin on
Q: What are my rights when the family-in-law bully my husband about the selling of the house and division of the money ?

my husband has 2 house. the 1st house is : my husband name in 1st + his younger brother name by default. 6 people including us lived there. We moved to the 2nd house : his younger sister name by default, his younger brother name and my husband name in 3rd. The 4 family members first ask to sell... View More

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answered on Apr 10, 2024

As your husband's spouse, you have certain rights and protections, even if your name is not on the property titles. Here are some key points to consider:

1. Marital property: Depending on your location and the laws that apply, the houses may be considered marital property, meaning that...
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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Wisconsin on
Q: I was looking at potentially suing my father for emotional abuse as a child. What do I need to know going into it?

I am now 23 and this all happened from ages 5-18. I’ve been diagnosed with a number mental illnesses caused from the emotional abuse I sustained. Arguably, the mental illnesses do make my daily life difficult and have affected my work, school, and social life. I didn’t know if this is... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Wisconsin on
Q: Need a lawyer to help with a domestic charge.

An affordable lawyer to help with a domestic charge

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answered on Apr 10, 2024

Here is some general guidance on finding affordable legal representation for a domestic violence charge:

- Contact your local legal aid society or public defender's office. They provide free or low-cost legal assistance to low-income individuals facing criminal charges.

- Look...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Is there any case law regarding drug dogs giving a positive response on a subjects car but the subject himself not in it

A person falls asleep in his car at gas station. And off duty detective pulls up next to his car. Notices him sleeping and gets attention of local policemen who happens to be filling their car up with gas at gas station. They determine that subject is not a need of any medical assistance and call... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Wisconsin on
Q: Does a Traditional IRA (pretax) which affects Gross Income - play a role in Child Support Payments?

When looking at Child Support. Both parents 50/50. Parent that is receiving child support has a pre-tax traditional IRA - which lowers their gross income. Does that $ amount get add back to their gross when looking at a true gross number or is it factored at all?

Seems like a loop hole... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Wisconsin on
Q: Landlord sent my husband an email addressed to us both that she is not renewing our lease. She did not CC me.

We are on a yearly lease. Both of our names and signatures are on lease. We have been here for two years. Our lease expires May 31. Our landlord is private/independent. Today she sent my husband (to his personal e-mail address) an email in which she addressed it to us both (Dear Mr. and Mrs.... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Wisconsin on
Q: Can my colllege sue me for living off campus?

I'm a sophomore who wants to rent a house off campus. And at UW-schools you're forced to live on campus your first two years unless you get approved. We want to get approved, but only a few ways you can do so. Our parents live within the forty mile radius, so we'd say we are... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Banking for Wisconsin on
Q: What do I do with a Living Trust that I am named in, forwarded to me from a family member in 2023. My Uncle passed away

In 2012. I had no idea he named me in his Trust!

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Can an employer agree to a transfer from one location to another and then decline it after the transfer is in writing?

I am currently moving from Cortland, Illinois to Oshkosh, Wisconsin. My employer (Five Guy's Burgers) has given me a letter stating that I will be transferring from my current location (DeKalb, IL) to the location in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The letter states that I will be receiving the same... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Agricultural Law for Wisconsin on
Q: No Contract -Cash storage for Boats/campers & autos. Auto Junk dealer hasn’t paid in years-can we confiscate & sell?

My Father has Pole Shed winter storage for campers, boats and automobiles. No contract and cash deal. An auto junk dealer has brought non-functioning salvage autos and engines blocks into father’s shed. Auto Junk Dealer died in 2018. Wife and son have made No payment for years. We have made... View More

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