At Hogan Eickhoff, we know how important your family is to you, and we do everything we can to protect your rights. We explore non-adversarial solutions when these opportunities exist, but we can also go to court to ensure that your case is heard. For help with your family law case, call our team at (920) 450-9800 to schedule a confidential consultation.FREE CONSULTATION
Divorce can be a stressful time for spouses, and we are here to support you through every step of the way. Our divorce lawyers can explain your legal rights to you and ensure that your issues are addressed during the divorce process.
Either parent may seek a legal determination of who their child’s father is. Also, paternity must be established before child support is ordered. Sometimes parents agree about who the father of the child is and can acknowledge this information Read More
publicly before moving on to other matters such as child support or custody. Other times, the father may not believe he is the father and may ask for genetic testing.
Child Custody & Placement
Hogan Eickhoff is dedicated to helping you preserve your rights to play a meaningful role in your children’s lives and to have access to them. Wisconsin law presumes that joint custody is in the best interest of the children Read More
so long as they are both fit and proper. This principle applies to the legal custody right to make decisions for the child as well as the physical placement of the children. Sometimes a custody order may need to be modified. If a modification is necessary within two years of the last order, you will have to prove that the current conditions are physically harmful or not in the best interest of the child. If a modification is sought after two years, the legal test is whether a substantial change in circumstance has occurred since the last order. We can discuss the evidence necessary to meet this threshold with you.
Child Support & Maintenance or Spousal Support
All children deserve to be fully supported by their parents. We can help you get a child support order to ensure your children are well taken care of.
Division of Personal Property & Debt
Wisconsin is a community property state. Under state law, unless otherwise agreed, all income and assets that a couple acquires after their determination date is considered marital property. Read More
The determination date is the later of the date they married or the date they became residents of Wisconsin. This property is subject to division. Spouses may have separate property that is not divided during a divorce, including:
- Property owned individually before the marriage
- A personal gift
- An inheritance
Hogan Eickhoff is dedicated to helping you make your family complete. Whether that is through stepparent adoption, intra-family adoption, international adoption, or agency adoption, we can help you navigate the complex laws surrounding Read More
this important life change. We can give you an overview of the adoption process and reasonable expectations regarding possible deadlines or hurdles.
Choosing the Best Family Law Attorneys
Contact our compassionate family law lawyers in Appleton at (920) 450-9800 to schedule a consultation. In addition to family law, we also practice criminal defense law. Hogan Eickhoff is located in Appleton, and serves the state of Wisconsin including Green Bay, Oshkosh, Chilton, Waupaca, and beyond.