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  • Is there any way to get my ex to change her last name?

    My ex wife refused to change her last name back to her maiden name when we divorced. I am since remarried and I have a business in town. She has somewhat of a bad reputation in the area, and posts questionable content publicly on social media si...

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    unfortunately, no there is no way to make her take back her maiden name.

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  • What are our rights at parents?

    My husband spanked our son with a belt and it left a mark. We areally both being charged with felonies. This was the first time we ever spaked let alone used a belt. We just moved here and our home state didn't have these kind of laws. We are wor...

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    If you are involved with CPS and being charged and you don't have a criminal defense attorney who also handles CPS, get one immediately. You need to protect yourself and all the statements you are making (including on here) can be used in your felony cases.

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  • Child Protection case plan

    My case plan was approved by a judge and she put this in the final order without even review of the plan its just automatically assumes that every plan is appropriate. I lost my trial and under supervision of CPS. So every 3 months I have to sign ...

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    you can file a motion to modify the case plan. Put in the motion the problem with the language and tell the judge about the conflict in the report. You may be able to get a public defender at the hearing, if the kids are placed out of home (and not with the other parent)

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  • Have my rights been violated

    I was hired by a company then sat in training learning about the company and what I would be doing. But before I was givin the opportunity to go out in the field and prove I will be an asset to the company they fired me. Also I was the only person...

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    WI is an at will employment state...this means you can be fired for any non-discriminatory reason (you can't be fired based on race, religion, sex etc). Many employers have a no call in policy during training but either way they can fire you if they don't think you are a good fit.

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  • My ex wife is looking to modify our custody agreement to force me to unblock her phone number...

    She would constantly text me at all hours of the night about things that didn't really have anything to do with our kids. If I wouldn't respond, or wouldn't tell her what she wanted to hear, she would send pages and pages of text messages, sometim...

    Tajara’s Answer

    If your version of events is accurate, the court is almost certain not to make you unblock your phone. You have no obligation to put up with her antics. You do have an obligation to allow her to get a hold of you for the sake of the kids (and to allow her reasonable contact with the children)

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  • Is there any legal reason to provide my ex wife with my insurance card for our children?

    Both of us have the kids on our own separate insurance plans. There is nothing listed in our custody agreement stating that I have to give her a copy of the card. I do not feel that it is necessary to give my ex a copy of my card, as the policy i...

    Tajara’s Answer

    Most providers require you to present the card (or some kind of proof of insurance) when you sign in for an appointment. Most courts will order you to give her something (and she should give you the same information for her insurance). Frankly, what is the big deal?

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  • Is it likely that this change to our custody order will be ordered by a judge?

    I wanted to change the placement schedule to a week on week off, but my ex refused because it was inconvenient to her work schedule. Now, she wants to modify the agreement to say that each of us will get two full weeks per year, regardless of who...

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    In WI, you must first go to mediation to see if you can agree. Whether week on week off will work really depends on your children's age and developmental stage. If they are young, week on/week off is not recommended. But if they are older that can be a good schedule. Often each parent is given an amount of time for vacation but on a week on/week off schedule, the court often requires you to use your days and/or a swapping of days with the other parent as it isn't good for the kids to go weeks at a time without seeing the other parent if it can be avoided.

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  • Can I take my truck back if I have the bill of sale in my name even though title and registration are in my ex boyfriends name?

    I purchased a truck in Feb and couldn't put it in my name at the time, so my ex boyfriend did. We broke up and he took the truck and left me stranded with 3 kids at the sitters. I found the bill of sale which states the date I purchased the truck ...

    Tajara’s Answer

    you can sue him in either small claims (under 10,000) or large claims for the return of the truck or for the value.

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  • Is this a violation of my Eighth Amendment Rights?

    I was charged and convicted of a Class D Felony under Wisconsin Statute 943.23(2) in 2002 when I was 19, my first criminal conviction. I just realized, according to Wisconsin's Statute 943.23(2) is a Class H Felony crime.

    Tajara’s Answer

    Many felonies and their penalties have been reclassified since 2002 so you would need to make sure what the penalty was at the time of the offense.

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  • Divorced finalized in MS. Currently living in WI. Need to amend child support & visitation. How/where to start?

    Ex & I divorced in 2011 in MS. Since then I have moved to WI & he has recently moved to the UP. Our circumstances have dramatically changed since our divorce & I need to update the child support & visitation agreement. Is there a way I can do this...

    Tajara’s Answer

    As neither of you are still in MS, if the kids are here (and have been here for more than 6 months), you can register the judgment in WI and file for a modification

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