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    June 03, 2015

    Splitting Up is Hard: PINNACLE Can Help Lawyers Help Divorcing Clients

    Handling a divorce or post-divorce issues? Get the State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE’s best-selling reference on the subject, newly supplemented for 2015 – Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook.

    June 3, 2015 – Divorce and legal separation are never easy, for anyone involved. But the State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE®’s indispensable book, Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook makes things easier. 

    This two-volume set, newly supplemented for 2015, will lead you through the labyrinth of family law and procedure, from initial client interview through discovery, from trial to post-judgment issues, from divorce (traditional and collaborative) to legal separation to mediation. Related matters such as tax consequences, retirement benefits, and domestic abuse will become manageable. 

    Originally authored by the late esteemed family law practitioner Leonard Loeb, and updated over the course of three decades by attorneys Gregg Herman and Sharon Drew, this latest edition and supplement were prepared by Herman and attorney Kelley Shock. 

    A Helping Hand

    Wisconsin attorneys have always relied on PINNACLE to help them provide high-quality representation to their clients, and this book will not disappoint. Lawyers of all experience levels will practice more efficiently and effectively because of Family Law in Wisconsin. It provides attorneys with the tools necessary to assist clients through the maze of formal processes and to help ensure the best outcome.

    The numerous forms and samples throughout the book have been updated to reflect that latest in statutory changes. 

    From initial client interviews to postjudgment actions, Family Law in Wisconsin is your guide to all aspects of divorce, including child custody hearings, property division, and spousal support and maintenance awards. It also offers valuable information about visitation rights of nonparents, domestic abuse, child abuse, harassment orders, and appointment of guardians ad litem. 

    In short, it gives lawyers the tools to best represent clients. The overviews, outlines, checklists, and forms ensure lawyers address every relevant issue; the Master Information List and Office Master File make it easy to organize the file.

    An unannotated set of forms are included on CD-ROM with the print version or online with a Books UnBound subscription.

    Family Law in Wisconsin is available in both print and electronically through PINNACLE’s interactive online library, Books UnBound. The print book is $219 for State Bar of Wisconsin members; $149 through a Books Unbound subscription.

    For other information about this product or other PINNACLE publications, visit WisBar’s Marketplace or contact the State Bar at (800) 728-7788 or (608) 257-3838.

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