As I was approaching age 40, I decided to take better care of myself. I joined... more
As I was approaching age 40, I decided to take better care of myself. I joined Biggest Loser at my health club, ran a half-marathon, completed a half-ironman and lost 70 pounds in the process. The has proved to be a productive means to deal with the stress that comes with working closely with my clients and their family difficulties.
As the Chairperson for our Family Law/Divorce Practice Group at Murphy Desmond, I... more
As the Chairperson for our Family Law/Divorce Practice Group at Murphy Desmond, I act as a mentor and advisor to newer Family Law/Divorce attorneys at the firm. I also serve as a Guardian ad Litem in cases and as a Mediator in family law cases where the parties wish to avoid litigation. I would be happy to speak with you about your current situation, whether you are contemplating divorce or s... view profile
Jessica J. Zerbst, a founding Shareholder of DeVos Zerbst, S.C., came to Madison,... more
Jessica J. Zerbst, a founding Shareholder of DeVos Zerbst, S.C., came to Madison, Wisconsin from Michigan, upon her acceptance to the University of Wisconsin Law School, and she has made Madison her home ever since. Her legal skills are complimented by her undergraduate business administration degree, with an emphasis in accounting, from Michigan Technological University, where she graduated s... view profile
Megan Corning has experience in handling family law matters, wills and estate... more
Megan Corning has experience in handling family law matters, wills and estate planning. Megan gained valuable experience working as a Clinical Student Attorney with the Family Court Assistance Project while attending the University of Wisconsin Law School. While in law school, Megan earned inclusion on the Dean's List for academic achievement. She also received a Letter of Commendation for Top... view profile
Attorney John T. Fields is the founding lawyer of the Milwaukee family law firm,... more
Attorney John T. Fields is the founding lawyer of the Milwaukee family law firm, John T. Fields & Associates, LLC. Mr. Fields was admitted to the Wisconsin State Bar in 1985, and has been serving the residents of Milwaukee since then. While many law firms focus on mediation and collaboration as the primary way of resolving family law issues, Attorney Fields believes that these are not always th... view profile
If you are getting divorced and have children, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. A child custody lawyer can help you negotiate custody, either by agreement or in court. The custodial parent (the one the child lives with) earns the legal right to make decisions regarding the child's lifestyle, welfare, and education. Some parents opt for joint custody, which means children divide their time between both parents' homes, and parents share the right to make decisions on behalf of the children. If you as parents are unable to agree on child custody, a judge will decide for you.