Legal Research 101: Online Adoption Law Resources
As a lifetime commitment, adopting a child in the U.S. requires an attorney experienced in adoption law to guide a client through the lengthy adoption process. This guide is a quick introduction to available online adoption resources.
Final Order 20-07: Expanded E-filing System for Appellate Courts
On Nov. 11, 2020, Sheila T. Reiff, Clerk of Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, on behalf of the Appellate eFiling Committee, filed a rule petition asking the court to approve the use of an expanded electronic filing system for the appellate courts and to amend the rules of appellate procedure in order to implement the system, along with certain amendments related to the circuit court electronic filing rule.
Differentiation in a Digital World: Michele DeStefano at AMC
"The focus for lawyers has really changed from what we do in terms of our legal expertise, to how we do it," says Prof. Michele DeStefano, a featured speaker at the State Bar of Wisconsin’s 2021 (Virtual) Annual Meeting and Conference (AMC), June 9-11.
Family Law Section Blog
Visitation by Grandparents and Other Third Parties
In determining whether to order third-party visitation, a court must analyze the visitation request based upon the child’s best interest, giving special deference to a fit parent’s determinations as to what visitation is appropriate.Wisconsin Legislative Council Information Memorandum.
Legislature Begins Work on Biennial Budget Proposal
This year's budget process is shaping up to be a little different than previous sessions. Gov. Relations Coordinator Cale Battles gives an update on the budget and shares ways you can reach out to your lawmakers on issues important to the legal community.