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PR IN T i n  I N K 
FA -4 16 0V ,  0 1/0 9 F in din gs o f F act, C onclu sio ns o f L aw ,  a n d J u dgm ent- W it h  M in or C hild re n         § 76 7.2 51 , W is co nsin  S ta tu te s 	
T h is  f o rm  s h all  n ot b e m odif ie d .   It  m ay b e s u pple m en te d  w it h  a d dit io nal  m ate ria l. 	P age 1  o f 9  	
E nte r t h e n am e o f t h e 
c o unty  i n  w hic h  t h is  c ase  
i s  f ile d . 	S TA TE  O F W IS C O NSIN , C IR CUIT  C O URT,  
        	
 C O UNTY	 	
  Ente r t h e n am e o f t h e 
p etitio n er.  I f j o in t 
p etitio n ers , e n te r t h e n am e 
o f t h e w if e . 	
F or O ffic ia l  U se  
 
 	
 	
  I n  R E: T he m arria ge o f 
 P etit io ner/J o in t P etit io ner-W if e : 
               	
 	Fir s t n am e                                   M id dle  n am e                   L ast n am e 
 	 	
a nd 	
E nte r t h e n am e o f t h e 
r e sp ond en t.   I f j o in t 
p etitio n ers , e n te r t h e n am e 
o f t h e h usb an d.	
 	
C heck  d iv o rc e o r l e g al 
s e p ara tio n.
 
E nte r t h e c ase  n u m ber. 	
R esp onden t/J o in t P etit io ner-H usb an d: 
                  	
 	F ir s t n am e                                 M id dle  n am e                      L ast n am e 
 	 	
 
F in din gs o f F act, 
C onclu sio ns o f L aw , a n d 
J u dgm en t 	
W it h  M in or C hild re n 
   
  D iv o rc e-4 0 10 1 
 L eg al  S ep ara tio n-4 02 01 
  C ase  N o.       	
 	
 	
F IN AL H EA R IN G  
 
A f in al h ea rin g w as c o nd ucte d  in  t h is  m atte r a s f o llo w s: 
 
1.  Befo re           	
 
                	
C ir c u it  C ourt J u dge o r C ir c u it  C ourt  C om m is s io ner 	
  2 .  Loca tio n           	
 
               
 
      
3 .  Date                 
 
      	
APPE A R AN CES 
 	
1.   W if e : 	
 a pp eare d  in  p ers o n 	 a ppe are d b y p hone 	 d id  n ot a ppear     A N D 
a . 	
 w as s e lf - re pre se nte d . 
b . 
 w as r e pre se nte d b y A tt o rn e y        	. 
  2 .   H usb an d: 	
 a pp eare d  in  p ers o n 	 a ppe are d b y p hone 	 d id  n ot a ppear   A N D 
a . 	
 w as s e lf - re pre se nte d . 
b . 
 w as r e pre se nte d b y A tt o rn e y        	. 
  3 .   O th ers  a pp earin g a t th e h earin g: 
a . 	
 N one. 
b . 
 C hil d  S up port  A ge ncy b y        	. 
c . 	
 G uard ia n a d L it e m  ( G AL)        	. 
d . 	
 O th er:        	. 	
  E nte r t h e n am e o f t h e 
c o urt o ffic ia l w ho 
g ra n te d  t h e j u dgm en t 
a n d t h e a d dre ss a n d  d ate  
[ m onth , d ay , y ear]  o n 
w hic h  i t w as g ra n te d . 
C heck  o ne b o x f r o m  1  
a n d c h eck  a  o r b . 
  I f b , e n te r t h e n am e o f 
t h e a tto rn ey . 
C heck  o ne b o x f r o m  2  
a n d c h eck  a  o r b . 
  I f b , e n te r t h e n am e o f 
t h e a tto rn ey . 
 
C heck  a , b , c , o r d .   
I f b , c , o r d , e n te r t h e 
n am e o f t h e i n div id ual 
w ho a p peare d .

Fin din gs o f F act,  C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u dgm ent- W it h  M in or C hild re n      Page 2  o f 9   Case  N o. 	      	_ _ ___________	 	
FA -4 16 0V ,   0 1/0 9  F in din gs o f  F act, C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u d gm ent- W it h  M in o r C hild re n          § 76 7.2 51 , W is co nsin  S ta tu te s 	T h is  f o rm  s h all  n ot b e m odif ie d .   It  m ay b e s u pple m en te d  w it h  a d dit io nal  m ate ria l. 	
P age 2  o f 9  	
 
F IN DIN G S O F F A C T 
 	
  A. J u ris d ic tio n 
1 .  A ll  n ece ssa ry  p artie s h ave  b een  p ro p erly  s e rv e d a nd 1 20 d ays  h ave  la pse d s in ce  th e 
f ilin g  o f th e jo in t  p etit io n o r t h e d ate  o f s e rv ic e  o f th e s u m mons a nd p etit io n, w hic h eve r a pp li e s. 
 
2 .  A t th e t im e o f th e f in al  h earin g, t h e p artie s r e queste d a : 
a . 	
 D iv o rc e. T he c o urt f in ds th e m arria ge is  ir re tr ie va b ly  b ro ke n. 
b . 
 L eg al S ep ara tio n. T he c o urt f in ds th e  m arit a l  r e la tio nsh ip  is  b ro ke n a n d a cce p ta ble  
r e aso ns h a ve  b e en g iv e n to  th e  c o urt f o r th e r e qu est. 
 
3 .  A ll  ju ris d ic tio n al  r e qu ir e m ents  f o r a  ju dgm ent h ave  b e en m et. 
  B .  P artie s ( a s o f t h e d ate  o f t h e f in al h ea rin g) 
1 . T he w if e  in  t h is  a ctio n  is : 
  Nam e        	
 
  Addre ss         
 
  Addre ss         
 
  Cit y          	
 S ta te         	 Z ip         	 
  Date  o f b ir th          	
 
  Gro ss m onth ly  in co m e  $      
 
 
2 . T he h usb an d in  th is  a ctio n is : 
  Nam e        	
 
  Addre ss         
 
  Addre ss         
 
  Cit y          	
 S ta te         	 Z ip         	 
  Date  o f b ir th         	
 
  Gro ss m onth ly  in co m e  $      
 
   
C . C hild re n  
1 .  The m in or c h il d re n ( a ge 1 7 o r y o ung er) b orn  t o  o r a do pte d b y t h e p artie s b efo re  o r d urin g 
t h e m arria ge a re : 	
 N one 
Nam e o f C hild   Date  o f B ir th  
       	
        	 	
       	        	 	
       	        	 	
       	 	       	 	
       	        	 	
       	        	 	
 
2 .  The a dult  c h ild re n  ( a ge  1 8 o r o ld er) b orn  to  o r a do pte d b y t h e p artie s b efo re  o r d u rin g t h e 
m arr ia ge a re : 	
 N one 
Nam e o f C hild   Date  o f B ir th  
       	
        	 	
       	        	 	
       	        	 	
       	 	       	 	
       	        	 	
       	        	 	
 	
E nte r t h e n am e a n d d ate  
o f b ir th  [ m onth , d ay , 
y ear]  f o r e ach  m in or 
c h ild .   I f t h ere  a re  n o 
m in or c h ild re n , c h eck  
N one. 
E nte r t h e n am e a n d d ate  
o f b ir th  f o r e ach  a d ult  
c h ild .    I f y o u a n d y o ur 
s p ouse  h av e n o a d u lt 
c h ild re n , c h eck  N one. 
C heck  a  o r b . 
E nte r t h e r e q ueste d  
i n fo rm atio n a b out t h e 
w if e . I f y o u d o n ot k n ow  
a n  a n sw er, e n te r 
“ u nkn ow n” i n  t h e b la n k. 
E nte r t h e r e q ueste d  
i n fo rm atio n a b out t h e 
h usb an d.  I f y o u d o  n o t 
k n ow  a n  a n sw er, e n te r 
“ u nkn ow n” i n  t h e b la n k.

Fin din gs o f F act,  C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u dgm ent- W it h  M in or C hild re n      Page 3  o f 9   Case  N o. 	      	_ _ ___________	 	
FA -4 16 0V ,   0 1/0 9  F in din gs o f  F act, C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u d gm ent- W it h  M in o r C hild re n          § 76 7.2 51 , W is co nsin  S ta tu te s 	T h is  f o rm  s h all  n ot b e m odif ie d .   It  m ay b e s u pple m en te d  w it h  a d dit io nal  m ate ria l. 	
P age 3  o f 9  	
3 .  Oth er c h ild re n  b orn  to  t h e w if e  d urin g t h e m arria ge a re : 	
 N one 
N am e o f C hild   Date  o f B ir th   T
he C ourt m akes a  f in din g 
t h at t h is  c h ild :  
I s  N O T t h e  
h usb an d’s .  I
S  t h e 
h usb an d’s . 
              	
 	 	 
              	
 	 	 
  4.  The w if e :  
a . 	
 is  n ot c u rre n tly  p re gna nt. 
b . 
 is  c u rre ntly  p re gna nt a nd:  
1 . 	
 th e h usb an d is  f o un d to  b e th e f a th er. 
2 . 
 th e h usb an d is  n ot f o un d to  b e t h e f a th er a nd th e  m arit a l  p re su m ptio n in   
c h . 8 91 .4 1(2 ), W is . S ta ts . h as b ee n r e b utte d. 
A . 	
 A  p a te rn it y  c a se  is  n ot p end in g. 
B . 
 A  p a te rn it y  c a se  is  p en din g in         	co unty  in  th e 
s ta te  o f        
 w it h   
   c a se  n um ber        
. 
  5.  The p re se nt b est in te re sts  o f th e m in or c h il d re n a re  b est s e rv e d b y a w ard in g le ga l  c u sto d y 
a nd p h ys ic a l  p la ce m ent a s s e t f o rth  in  t h e a tta ch ed M arit a l  S ettle m ent A gre em ent  o r 
P ro pose d M arit a l  S ett le m ent.  
  D.  T he p artie s’  a sse ts , th eir  in te re sts , v a lu es a nd  th e ir  e ncu m bra nce s a nd d e bts  a re  f o und  to  b e 
a s s ta te d in  th e F in ancia l  D is clo su re  S ta te m ents , w hic h  w ere  u pd ate d a s r e q uir e d b y s ta tu te  o n  
t h e r e co rd  a t t h e t im e o f tr ia l  a n d a re  o n f ile . 
 
E .  A  M arit a l  S ett le m ent A gre e m ent o r P ro pose d  M arit a l  S ettle m ent h as b e en s u b m it t e d, t h e 
p arty (s ) h a ve  a sk e d th at  it   b e a ppro ve d  b y th e C ourt.   A ll  p artie s p re se nt  h a ve  b een in fo rm ed 
o f th e le ga l  c o nse que nce s if  th e c o urt a p pro ve s th e d o cu m ent in  w ho le  o r in  p art. 
  F.  A rre ara g es 
1 . P ast D ue M ain te n an ce:  
  The a m ount o f th e p ast  d ue  a rre ara g es f o r m ain te n ance  a t t h e t im e o f th e f in al  h e arin g is : 
a . 	
 n one ( z e ro ). 
b . 
 a s a gre ed  in  th e M arit a l  S ett le m ent A gre em ent. 
c . 
 $       	, w hic h  s h all  e arn  in te re st a t th e r a te  o f       	%  p er y e ar a nd s h all  b e p aid  a s: 
1 . 	
 a  o ne-tim e p a ym ent to  t h e W I S C TF n o la te r th an 	(d ate )	        	. 
2 . 	
 th ro ugh  in co m e w it h ho ld in g b y th e  W I S C TF in  th e a m ount o f $         	 
p er m onth  b eg in nin g t h e f ir s t d a y o f th e m onth  o f          
,  
2 0      	
 u ntil  th e a rre ara g es a re  p a id  in  f u ll.  
  2 . P ast D ue C hild  S uppo rt:  
T he a m ount o f th e p ast  d ue  a rre ara g es f o r c h ild  s u pport a t th e t im e o f th e f in al  h ea rin g is : 
a . 	
 n one ( z e ro ). 
b . 
 a s a gre ed  in  th e M arit a l  S ett le m ent A gre em ent. 
c . 
 $        	  w hic h  s h all  e arn  in te re st  a t th e s ta tu to ry  r a te  a n d s h a ll   b e p aid  a s:  
1 . 	
 a  o ne-tim e p a ym ent to  t h e W I S C TF n o la te r th an 	(d ate )	        	. 
2 . 	
 th ro ugh  in co m e w it h ho ld in g b y th e  W I S C TF in  th e a m ount o f $       	 
p er m onth  b eg in nin g t h e f ir s t d a y o f th e m onth  o f          
,  
2 0       	
 u ntil  th e a rre ara g es a re  p a id  in  f u ll.  
 
   	
C heck  a  o r b . 
I f b , c h eck  1  o r 2 . 
  I f 2 , c h eck  A  o r B . 
  I f B , e n te r t h e n am e o f t h e 
c o unty  a n d s ta te  i n  w hic h  
t h e c ase  i s  p en din g a n d 
w rite  t h e c ase  n um ber 
a ssig n ed  t o  i t. 
I f m ain te n an ce w as n ot 
p re v io usly  o rd ere d , 
c h eck  “ N one”. 
C heck  a , b , o r c .   
I f c , c h eck  1  o r 2  a n d  
e n te r t h e i n te re st r a te .  I f 
1 , e n te r t h e d ate .   I f 2 , 
e n te r t h e a m ount o f t h e 
t h e m onth ly  p ay m en t a n d 
t h e m onth  a n d  y ear t h e 
p ay m en ts  s h all b eg in .  
I f c h ild  s u pp ort w as n ot 
p re v io usly  o rd ere d , c h eck  
“ N one”. 
C heck  a , b , o r c .   
I f c , c h eck  1  o r 2 .   I f 1 , 
e n te r t h e d ate .   I f 2 , e n te r 
t h e a m ount o f t h e m onth ly  
p ay m en t a n d t h e m onth  
a n d y ear t h e p ay m en ts  
s h all b eg in . 
E nte r t h e n am e a n d d ate  
o f b ir th  f o r e ach  c h il d  
b orn  t o  t h e w if e  d urin g t h e 
m arria g e/r e la tio nsh ip  t h at 
i s  n ot t h e h usb an d’s .   
C heck  t h e b ox t o  i n dic ate  
i f  t h e c o urt f o un d t h ese  
c h ild re n  t o  b e t h ose  o f t h e 
h usb an d o r n ot.    
I f n one, c h eck  n on e.

Fin din gs o f F act,  C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u dgm ent- W it h  M in or C hild re n      Page 4  o f 9   Case  N o. 	      	_ _ ___________	 	
FA -4 16 0V ,   0 1/0 9  F in din gs o f  F act, C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u d gm ent- W it h  M in o r C hild re n          § 76 7.2 51 , W is co nsin  S ta tu te s 	T h is  f o rm  s h all  n ot b e m odif ie d .   It  m ay b e s u pple m en te d  w it h  a d dit io nal  m ate ria l. 	
P age 4  o f 9  	
 
C O NCLU SIO NS O F L A W  A N D J U DG M EN T 	
 
A .  T he C ourt g ra n ts  a  ju dgm en t o f: 
1 . 	
 D iv o rc e: T he m arr ia ge b etw een t h e p artie s is  d is so lv e d a nd  th e  p artie s a re  d iv o rc e d 
e ffe ctiv e  o n 	
 d ate  o f h e arin g.     	 o th er d ate :        	  
 
T he p artie s a re  in fo rm ed b y th e c o urt th a t u n der § 765 .0 3(2 ), W is . S ta ts .:   
I t is  u nla w fu l  f o r a n y p ers o n  w ho is  o r h as b ee n a  p arty  to  a n a ctio n  o f d iv o rc e  in  
a n y c o urt in  th is  s ta te , o r e ls e w here , t o  m arr y  a ga in  u ntil  s ix  m onth s a fte r ju dgm ent 
o f d iv o rc e  is  g ra nte d , a n d t h e m arria ge o f a n y s u ch  p e rs o n s o le m niz e d b efo re  th e  
e xp ir a tio n  o f s ix  m onth s f r o m  th e d ate  o f th e  g ra n tin g o f ju dgm ent  o f d iv o rc e  s h a ll 
b e v o id . 
2 . 	
 L eg al S ep ara tio n: T he m arit a l  r e la tio nsh ip  is  b ro ke n a n d th e p artie s a re  g ra n te d a  
j u dgm ent o f le ga l  s e p ara tio n e ffe ctiv e  o n 	
 d ate  o f h earin g.  	 o th er d ate :       	 
 
T he p artie s a re  in fo rm ed b y th e c o urt th a t u n der § 767 .3 5, W is . S ta ts .:   
   In  c a se  o f r e co ncili a tio n,  a t  a n y tim e, th e p artie s m ay a pp ly  f o r a  
r e vo ca tio n o f th e ju dgm ent o f le ga l  s e p ara tio n.  
   The c o urt s h all  c o n ve rt t h e d ecre e to  a  d ecre e o f d iv o rc e : 
   by s tip u la tio n  o f b oth  p artie s	
 at a n y t im e, O R 
   upon  m otio n o f e it h er p arty  n ot e arli e r th an o ne y e ar a fte r e ntr y  o f a  
d ecre e o f le ga l  s e p ara tio n.   
  B.  F in al O rd ers  
T he: 
1 . 	
 M arit a l S ettle m en t A gre em en t d ate d        	 
2 . 	
 P ro posed  M arit a l  S ettle m en t d ate d        	 o f th e 	 w if e  	  h usb an d 
  is  a ppro ve d,  a tta ch ed a nd m ade th e ju dgm ent o f th e c o urt e xce pt  a s c h a n ged  b e lo w :  
       	
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  3 . 	
 N o M arit a l S ettle m en t A gre em en t o r P ro posed  M arit a l S ettle m en t w as a p pro ve d b y 
t h e c o urt.   A  D iv o rc e J u dgm en t A dd en dum  h as b ee n p re p are d t o  r e fle ct t h e J u dges’ 
o rd ers . 
 
C .  Lis  P en den s 
A ny L is  P ende ns f ile d  in  th is  a ctio n is  r e le ase d . 
  D.  Leg al N am e R esto ra tio n  
1 . 
 N eit h er p arty  is  a w ard ed  th e r ig ht  to  u se  a  f o rm er le gal  s u rn am e. 
2 . 
 T he w if e  is  a w ard ed t h e r ig ht t o  u se  a  f o rm er le gal  s u rn am e o f          	 
3 . 	
 T he h usb and is  a w ard e d th e  r ig h t to  u se  a  f o rm er le ga l  s u rn am e o f           	 	
Note : If th is  is  a n a ctio n fo r le ga l  s e para tio n , th e  c o urt c a nno t  a llo w  a  s p ouse  to  r e su m e a  fo rm er le gal 
s u rn am e u nle ss  a nd  u ntil  th e ju dgm ent is  c o nve rte d to  a  d iv o rc e . 
 
E .  Child  L eg al C usto d y a n d P hys ic al  P la cem en t	
 	
1. A  p ers o n w ho is  a w ard e d p erio ds o f p h ys ic a l  p la ce m ent, a  c h ild  o f s u ch  a  p ers o n, a  p ers o n 
w it h  v is it a tio n r ig hts , o r a  p ers o n w it h  p hys ic a l  c u sto dy o f a  c h il d  m ay n otif y  th e C ir c u it  C ourt 
C om m is s io ner o f a n y p ro ble m  h e o r s h e h as r e la tin g  t o  a n y o f th ese  m atte rs .  U pon 
n otif ic a tio n , th e C ir c u it  C ou rt C om m is s io ner m ay r e fe r a n y p ers o n in vo lv e d in  th e m atte r to  
t h e D ir e cto r o f C ir c u it  C ourt C ounse li n g S erv ic e s f o r m edia tio n t o  a ssis t in  r e so lv in g th e  
p ro ble m . 
 	
C heck  1  o r 2 . 
  I f 1 , e n te r t h e e ffe ctiv e 
d ate . 
 I f 2 , e n te r t h e e ffe ctiv e 
d ate . 
 
C heck  1 , 2 ,  o r 3 .   F or 1  
o r 2 , e n te r t h e d ate  
[ m onth , d ay , y ear]  t h at 
t h e p arty (s ) s ig n ed  t h e 
c h eck ed  d ocu m en t. 
I f 2 , c h eck  w if e  o r 
h usb an d. 
C heck  1 , 2 ,  o r 3 .  
   
I f 2  o r 3 , e n te r t h e 
f o rm er l e g al s u rn am e. 
 
I f t h e c o urt m ad e 
c h an ges t o  1  o r 2 , 
w rite  t h em  i n  t h e s p ace 
p ro vid ed .

Fin din gs o f F act,  C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u dgm ent- W it h  M in or C hild re n      Page 5  o f 9   Case  N o. 	      	_ _ ___________	 	
FA -4 16 0V ,   0 1/0 9  F in din gs o f  F act, C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u d gm ent- W it h  M in o r C hild re n          § 76 7.2 51 , W is co nsin  S ta tu te s 	T h is  f o rm  s h all  n ot b e m odif ie d .   It  m ay b e s u pple m en te d  w it h  a d dit io nal  m ate ria l. 	
P age 5  o f 9  	
2 . In  a  s o le  le ga l  c u sto dy a rra ngem ent, th e p are nt  n ot  g ra nte d s o le  le ga l  c u sto dy, s h all   f ile  a  
m edic a l  h is to ry  f o rm  w it h  t h e c o urt in  c o m plia nce  w it h  § 767 .4 1(7 m ), W is . S ta ts . 
 
3 . B oth  p artie s s h all  h ave  a cce ss to  th e m in or c h il d (re n ’s ) e duca tio nal  r e co rd s p urs u ant t o  
§ 118 .1 2 5. W is . S ta ts . 
 
4 . C hang e o f R esid ence  o f C hild re n .  N otic e  is  g iv e n o f th e p ro vis io ns o f § 76 7.4 8 1, W is . S ta ts .: 
  § 767.4 81 M ovin g t h e c h ild ’s  r esid en ce w it h in  o r o u ts id e t h e s ta te .   
( 1 ) N OTIC E T O  O TH ER  P A REN T.  ( a ) I f t h e c o urt g ra n ts  p erio ds o f p hysic al p la ce m en t t o  m ore  t h an  
o ne p are n t, i t s h all o rd er a  p are n t w it h  l e g al c u sto d y o f a n d  p hysic al p la ce m en t r ig hts  t o  a  c h ild  t o  
p ro vid e n o t l e ss t h an  6 0 d ay s w ritte n  n o tic e t o  t h e o th er p are n t,  w it h  a  c o py t o  t h e c o urt, o f h is  o r h er 
i n te n t t o : 
1 .  E sta b lis h  h is  o r h er l e g al r e sid en ce w it h  t h e c h ild  a t a n y l o ca tio n o uts id e t h e s ta te . 
2 .  E sta b lis h  h is  o r h er l e g al r e sid en ce w it h  t h e c h ild  a t a n y l o ca tio n w it h in  t h is  s ta te  t h at i s  a t a  
d is ta n ce o f 1 50 m ile s o r m ore  f r o m  t h e o th er p are n t. 
3 .  R em ove t h e c h ild  f r o m  t h is  s ta te  f o r m ore  t h an  9 0 c o nse cu ti v e d ay s. 
( b ) T he p are n t s h all s e n d  t h e n otic e u nd er p ar. ( a ) b y c erti f ie d  m ail.  T he n o tic e s h all s ta te  t h e 
p are n t’ s  p ro pose d  a ctio n, i n clu d in g t h e s p ecif ic  d ate  a n d  l o catio n o f t h e m ove o r s p ecif ic  b eg in nin g 
a n d  e n d in g d ate s a n d  l o catio n o f t h e r e m oval, a n d  t h at t h e o th er p are n t m ay  o bje ct w ith in  t h e t i m e 
s p ecif ie d  i n  s u b . ( 2 ) ( a ).  
( 2 )  O BJE C TIO N: P R O HIB IT IO N; M ED IA TIO N.  ( a ) W ith in  1 5 d ay s a fte r r e ceiv in g t h e n o tic e u nd er 
s u b . ( 1 ), t h e o th er p are n t m ay  s e n d  t o  t h e p are n t p ro posin g t h e m ove o r r e m oval,  w it h  a  c o py t o  t h e 
c o urt, a  w ritte n  n o tic e o f o bje ctio n t o  t h e p ro pose d  a ctio n. 
( b ) I f t h e p are n t w ho  i s  p ro posin g t h e m ove o r r e m oval r e ceiv es a  n o tic e o f o bje ctio n u nd er p ar. ( a ) 
w it h in  2 0 d ay s a fte r s e n d in g a  n o tic e u nd er s u b . ( 1 )(a ), t h e p are n t m ay  n o t m ove w ith  o r r e m ove t h e 
c h ild  p en d in g r e so lu tio n o f t h e d is p ute , o r f in al o rd er o f t h e c o urt u nd er s u b . ( 3 ), u nle ss t h e p are n t 
o bta in s a  t e m pora ry  o rd er t o  d o  s o  u nd er s . 7 67.2 2 5	
. 
( c ) U pon r e ceip t o f a  c o p y o f a  n o tic e o f o bje ctio n u nd er p ar. ( a ), t h e c ir c u it c o urt c o m mis sio ner s h all 
p ro m ptl y  r e fe r t h e p are n ts  f o r m ed ia tio n o r o th er f a m il y  c o urt c o unse lin g s e rv ic es u nd er s .  7 67.4 0 5 
a n d  m ay  a p poin t a  g uard ia n  a d  l ite m .  U nle ss t h e p are n ts  a g re e t o  e x te n d  t h e t i m e p erio d, i f  m ed ia tio n 
o r c o unse li n g s e rv ic e s d o n o t r e so lv e t h e d is p ute  w it h in  3 0 d ay s a fte r r e fe rra l, t h e m atte r s h all 
p ro ceed  u nd er s u b s. ( 3 ) t o  ( 5 ). 
( 3 ) S T A N D ARD S F O R M OD IF IC A TIO N O R P R O HIB IT IO N I F  M OVE O R R EM OV AL 
C O NTEST ED .  ( a ) 1 .  E xcep t a s p ro vid ed  u nd er p ar. ( b ), i f  t h e p are n t p ro posin g t h e m ove o r r e m oval 
h as s o le  l e g al o r j o in t l e g al c u sto d y, o f t h e c h ild  a n d  t h e c h il d  r e sid es w it h  t h at p are n t f o r t h e g re ate r 
p erio d o f t i m e, t h e p are n t o bje c tin g t o  t h e m ove o r r e m oval m ay  f ile  a  p etitio n,  m otio n, o r o rd er t o  s h o w  
c au se  f o r m odif ic atio n o f t h e l e g al c u sto d y o r p hysic al p la cem en t o rd er a ffe cti n g t h e c h ild .  T he c o urt 
m ay  m odif y  t h e l e g al c u sto d y o r p hysic al p la ce m en t o rd er i f , a fte r c o nsid erin g t h e f a c to r u nd er s u b . ( 5 ), 
t h e c o urt f in d s a ll o f t h e f o llo w in g: 
  a.  T he m odif ic atio n i s  i n  t h e b est i n te re st o f t h e c h ild . 
  b.  T he m ove o r r e m oval w ill r e su lt i n  a  s u b sta n tia l c h an ge o f c ir c u m sta n ce s s in ce  t h e e n tr y  o f l a st 
o rd er a ffe ctin g l e g al c u sto d y o r t h e l a st o rd er s u b sta n tia ll y  a ffe cti n g p hysic al p la ce m en t. 
  2.  W ith  r e sp ect t o  s u b d. 1 : 
  a.  T here  i s  r e b utta b le  p re su m ptio n t h at c o ntin uin g t h e c u rre n t a llo catio n o f d ecis io n m ak in g u nd er a  
l e g al c u sto d y o rd er o r c o ntin uin g t h e c h ild ’s  p hysic al p la ce m en t w it h  t h e p are n t w it h  w ho m  t h e c h ild  
r e sid es f o r t h e g re ate r p erio d o f t i m e i s  i n  t h e b est i n te re st o f t h e c h ild .  T his  p re su m ptio n m ay  b e 
o verc o m e b y a  s h o w in g t h at t h e m ove o r r e m oval i s  u nre a so nab le  a n d  n o t i n  t h e b est i n te re st o f t h e 
c h ild . 
  b.  A  c h an ge i n  t h e e co no m ic  c ir c u m sta n ces o r m arita l s ta tu s o f e ith er p arty  i s  n o t s u ffic ie n t t o  
m eet t h e s ta n d ard s f o r m odif ic atio n u nd er t h at s u b div is io n. 
   3 .  U nd er t h is  p ara g ra p h, t h e b urd en  o f p ro of i s  o n t h e p are n t o bje ctin g t o  t h e m ove o r r e m oval. 
  (b ) 1 .   I f t h e p are n ts  h av e j o in t l e g al c u sto d y a n d  s u b sta n tia lly  e q ual p erio ds o f p hysic al 
p la ce m en t w ith  t h e c h ild , e ith er p are n t m ay  f ile  a  p etitio n,  m otio n o r o rd er t o  s h o w  c au se  f o r 
m odif ic atio n o f t h e l e g al c u sto dy o r p hysic al p la ce m en t o rd er.  T he c o urt m ay  m od if y  a n  o rd er o f 
l e g al c u sto d y o r p hysic al p la c em en t i f , a fte r c o nsid erin g t h e f a cto rs  u nd er s u b . ( 5 ) , t h e c o urt f in d s a ll 
o f t h e f o llo w in g:

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  a. C ir c u m sta n ces m ak e i t i m pra ctic al f o r t h e p artie s t o  c o nti n ue t o  h av e s u b sta n tia ll y  e q ual 
p erio ds o f p hysic al p la ce m en t. 
  b. T he m odif ic atio n i s  i n  t h e b est i n te re st o f t h e c h ild . 
  2. U nd er t h is  p ara g ra p h, t h e b urd en  o f p ro of i s  o n t h e p are n t f ili n g t h e p etitio n,  m otio n o r o rd er 
t o  s h o w  c a u se .  
  (c ) 1 . I f t h at p are n t p ro posin g t h e m ove o r r e m oval h as s o le  l e g al o r j o in t l e g al c u sto d y o f t h e 
c h ild  a n d  t h e c h ild  r e sid es w ith  t h at p are n t f o r t h e g re ate r p erio d o f t im e o r t h e p are n ts  h av e 
s u b sta n tia lly  e q ual p erio ds o f p hysic al p la ce m en t w it h  t h e c h ild , a s a n  a lte rn ati v e t o  t h e p etitio n, 
m otio n o r o rd er t o  s h o w  c au se  u nd er p ar. ( a )  o r ( b ), t h e p are n t o bje ctin g t o  t h e m ove o r r e m oval m ay  
f ile  a  p etitio n,  m otio n o r o rd er t o  s h o w  c a u se  f o r a n  o rd er p ro hib itin g t h e m ove o r r e m oval.  T he c o urt 
m ay  p ro hib it t h e m ove o r r e m oval i f , a fte r c o nsid erin g t h e f a cto rs  u nd er s u b . ( 5 ), t h e c o urt f in d s t h at 
t h e p ro hib itio n i s  i n  t h e b est i n te re st o f t h e c h ild . 
  2.  U nd er t h is  p ara g ra p h, t h e b urd en  o f p ro of i s  o n t h e p are n t o bje ctin g t o  t h e m ove o r r e m oval. 
( 4 ) G UARD IA N  A D L IT EM ; P R O M PT  H EA RIN G.   A fte r a  p etitio n,  m otio n o r o rd er t o  s h o w  c a u se  i s  
f ile d  u nd er s u b . ( 3 ), t h e c o urt s h all a p poin t a  g uard ia n  a d  l it e m , u nle ss s . 7 67.4 07(1 )(a m ) a p plie s, a n d  s h all 
h o ld  a  h earin g a s s o on a s p oss ib le .   
( 5 ) F A CTO RS I N  C O URT’S  D ET ER M IN ATIO N.  I n  m ak in g i t s  d ete rm in atio n u nd er s u b . ( 3 ), t h e c o urt 
s h all c o nsid er a ll o f t h e f o llo w in g f a cto rs : 
  (a ) W heth er t h e p urp ose  o f t h e p ro po se d  a ctio n i s  r e aso nab le . 
( b ) T he n atu re  a n d  e x te n t o f t h e c h ild ’s  r e la tio nsh ip  w it h  t h e o th er p are n t a n d  t h e d is ru p tio n t o  t h at 
r e la tio nsh ip  w hic h  t h e p ro pose d  a ctio n m ay  c a u se . 
( c ) T he a v aila b ilit y  o f a lte rn ati v e a rra n gem en ts  t o  f o ste r a n d  c o ntin ue t h e c h ild ’s  r e la tio nsh ip  w it h  
a n d  a ccess t o  t h e o th er p are n t. 
( 5 m ) D IS C RET IO NARY  F A CTO RS T O  C O NSID ER .  I n  m ak in g a  d ete rm in atio n u nd er s u b . ( 3 ), 
t h e c o urt m ay  c o nsid er t h e c h ild ’s  a d ju stm en t t o  t h e h o m e, s c h o ol, r e lig io n a n d  c o m munit y .  
( 6 ) N OTIC E R EQ UIR ED  F O R O TH ER  R EM OV ALS.  ( a ) U nle ss t h e p are n ts  a g re e o th erw is e , a  p are n t 
w it h  l e g al c u sto d y a n d  p hysic al p la ce m en t r ig h ts  s h all n o ti f y  t h e o th er p are n t b efo re  r e m ovin g t h e c h ild  
f r o m  h is  o r h er p rim ary  r e sid en ce f o r a  p erio d o f n o t l e ss t h an  1 4 d ay s. 
( b ) N otw ith sta n d in g p ar. ( a ), i f  n o tic e i s  r e q uir e d  u nd er s u b . ( 1 ), a  p are n t s h all c o m ply  w it h  s u b . ( 1 ). 
( c ) E xcep t a s p ro vid ed  i n  p ar. ( b ), s u b s. ( 1 ) t o  ( 5 ) d o n o t a p ply  t o  a  n o tic e p ro vid ed  u nd er p ar. ( a ). 
( 7 ) A PPL IC A BIL IT Y . N otw ith sta n d in g 1 987 W is c o nsin  A ct 3 55, s e ctio n 7 3, a s a ffe cte d  b y 1 987 
W is c o nsin  A ct 3 64, t h e p artie s m ay  a g re e t o  t h e a d ju d ic atio n o f a  m odif ic atio n o f l e g al c u sto d y o r p hysic al 
p la ce m en t o rd er u nd er t h is  s e c tio n i n  a n  a ctio n a ffe cti n g t h e f a m il y  t h at i s  p en d in g o n M ay  3 , 1 98 8. 
 
5 .  Partie s a re  n otif ie d o f th e p ro vis io ns o f c h . 9 48.3 1, W is . S ta ts . a s f o ll o w s: 
 
948.3 1      I n te rfe ren ce w it h  c u sto d y b y p aren t o r o th er s. 
( 1 )  (a ) I n  t h is  s u b se ctio n, “ le g al c u sto dia n  o f a  c h ild ” m ean s: 
1 . A  p are n t o r o th er p ers o n h av in g l e g al c u sto d y o f t h e c h ild  u nder a n  o rd er o r j u d gm en t i n  a n  a ctio n 
f o r d iv o rc e, l e g al s e p ara tio n, a n n ulm en t, c h ild  c u sto d y, p ate rn it y ,  g uard ia n sh ip  o r h ab eas c o rp us. 
2 . T he d ep artm en t o f c h ild re n  a n d f a m il ie s o r t h e d ep artm en t o f c o rre ctio ns o r a n y p ers o n, c o unty  
d ep artm en t u nd er s . 4 6.2 15, 4 6 .2 2 o r 4 6 .2 3  o r l ic en se d  c h ild  w elf a re  a g en cy , i f  c u sto d y o r s u p erv is io n 
o f t h e c h ild  h as b ee n  t r a n sfe rr e d  u nd er c h . 4 8 o r 9 3 8 t o  t h at d ep artm en t, p ers o n o r a g en cy . 
    (b ) E xcep t a s p ro vid ed  u nd er c h s. 4 8 a n d  9 38, w ho ev er i n te n tio nally  c a u se s a  c h ild  t o  l e a v e, 
t a k es a  c h ild  a w ay  o r w ith ho ld s a  c h ild  f o r m ore  t h an  1 2 h o urs  b ey o nd  t h e c o urt- a p p ro ved  p erio d o f 
p hysic al p la ce m en t o r v is ita tio n p erio d f r o m  a  l e g al c u sto dia n  w it h  i n te n t t o  d ep riv e t h e c u sto dia n  o f 
h is  o r h er c u sto d y r ig hts  w it h o ut t h e c o nse n t o f t h e c u sto dia n  i s  g uilt y  o f a  C la ss F  f e lo ny.   T his  
p ara g ra p h i s  n o t a p plic ab le  i f  t h e C ourt h as e n te re d  a n  o rd er a u th o riz in g t h e p ers o n t o  s o  t a k e o r 
w it h ho ld  t h e c h ild .  T he f a ct t h at j o in t l e g al c u sto d y h as b ee n  a w ard ed  t o  b oth  p are n ts  b y a  c o urt d oes 
n o t p re clu d e a  c o urt f r o m  f in d in g t h at o ne p are n t h as c o m mitte d  a  v io la tio n o f t h is  p ara g ra p h.   
( 2 ) W ho ev er c au se s a  c h ild  t o  l e av e, t a k es a  c h ild  a w ay  o r w ith ho ld s a  c h ild  f o r m ore  t h an  1 2 h o urs  
f r o m  t h e c h ild ’s  p are n ts  o r, i n  t h e c ase  o f a  n o nm arita l c h ild  w hose  p are n ts  d o n o t s u b se q uen tl y  
i n te rm arr y  u nd er s . 7 67.8 0 3, f r o m  t h e c h ild ’s  m oth er o r, i f  h e h as b een  g ra n te d  l e g al c u sto dy, t h e 
c h ild ’s  f a th er,  w it h o ut t h e c o nse n t o f t h e p are n ts , t h e m oth er o r t h e f a th er w it h  l e g al c u sto dy, i s  g uil ty  
o f a  C la ss I  f e lo ny.  T his  s u b se ctio n i s  n o t a p plic ab le  i f  t h e l e g al c u sto d y h as b een  g ra n te d  b y c o urt 
o rd er t o  t h e p ers o n t a k in g o r w it h ho ld in g t h e c h ild .

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(3 ) A ny p are n t, o r a n y p ers o n a ctin g p urs u an t t o  d ir e ctio ns f r o m  t h e p are n t,  w ho  d o es a n y o f t h e 
f o llo w in g i s  g uilt y  o f a  C la ss F  f e lo ny: 
( a ) I n te n tio nally  c o nceals  a  c h ild  f r o m  t h e c h ild ’s  o th er p are n t. 
( b ) A fte r b ein g s e rv ed  w ith  p ro cess i n  a n  a ctio n a ffe c tin g t h e f a m il y  b ut p rio r t o  t h e i s su an ce o f a  
t e m pora ry  o r f in al o rd er d ete rm in in g c h ild  c u sto d y r ig hts , t a k es t h e c h ild  o r c au se s t h e c h il d  t o  l e av e 
w it h  i n te n t t o  d ep riv e t h e o th er p are n t o f p hysic al c u sto d y a s d efin ed  i n  s . 8 22.0 2(9 ). 
( c ) A fte r i s s u an ce o f a  t e m pora ry  o r f in al o rd er s p ecif y in g j o in t l e g al c u sto d y r ig hts  a n d  p erio ds o f 
p hysic al p la ce m en t, t a k es a  c h ild  f r o m  o r c au se s a  c h ild  t o  l e av e t h e o th er p are n t i n  v io la tio n o f t h e 
o rd er o r w it h ho ld s a  c h ild  f o r m ore  t h an  1 2 h o urs  b ey o nd  t h e c o urt- a p pro ved  p erio d o f p hysic al 
p la ce m en t o r v is ita tio n p erio d. 
( 4 ) ( a ) I t i s  a n  a ff ir m ativ e d efe n se  t o  p ro se cu tio n f o r v io la tio n o f t h is  s e c tio n i f  t h e a ctio n: 
1 . I s  t a k en  b y a  p are n t o r b y a  p ers o n a u th o riz ed  b y a  p are n t t o  p ro te ct h is  o r h er c h ild  i n  a  s itu atio n i n  
w hic h  t h e p are n t o r a u th o riz ed  p ers o n r e aso nab ly  b elie v es t h at t h ere  i s  a  t h re at o f p h ysic al h arm  o r 
s e x ual a ssa u lt t o  t h e c h ild ; 
2 . I s  t a k en  b y a  p are n t f le ein g i n  a  s it u atio n i n  w hic h  t h e p are n t r e aso nab ly  b elie v es t h at t h ere  i s  a  
t h re at o f p hysic a l h arm  o r s e x ual a ssa u lt t o  h im se lf  o r h ers e lf ; 
3 . I s  c o nse n te d  t o  b y t h e o th er p are n t o r a n y o th er p ers o n o r a g en cy  h av in g l e g al c u sto d y o f t h e c h ild ; 
o r  
4 . I s  o th erw is e  a u th o riz ed  b y l a w . 
( b ) A  d efe n d an t w ho  r a is e s a n  a ff ir m ativ e d efe n se  h as t h e b urd en  o f p ro vin g t h e d efe n se   b y a  
p re p ond era n ce o f t h e e v id en ce . 
( 5 ) T he v en ue o f a n  a ctio n u nder t h is  s e ctio n i s  p re sc rib ed  i n  s . 9 71.1 9(1 8). 
w hic h  i n cu rre d  t h e e x p en se  o n a  p ro ra te d  b asis .  U pon t h e a p plic atio n o f a n y i n te re ste d  p arty , t h e c o urt 
s h all h o ld  a n  e v id en tia ry  h earin g t o  d ete rm in e t h e a m ount o f r e aso nab le  e x p en se s. 
( 6 ) I n  a d ditio n t o  a n y o th er p en altie s p ro vid ed  f o r v io la tio n o f t h is  s e ctio n, a  c o urt m ay  o rd er a  v io la to r 
t o  p ay  r e stit u tio n, r e g ard le ss o f w heth er t h e v io la to r i s  p la ce d  o n p ro b atio n u nd er s .9 73.0 9,  t o  p ro vid e 
r e im burs e m en t f o r a n y r e aso nab le  e x p en se s i n cu rre d  b y a n y p ers o n o r a n y g o vern m en ta l e n tit y  
l o catin g a n d  r e tu rn in g t h e c h il d .  A ny s u ch  a m ounts  p aid  b y t h e v io la to r s h all b e p aid  t o  t h e p ers o n o r 
g o vern m en ta l e n tit y  w hic h  i n cu rre d  t h e e x p en se  o n a  p ro ra te d  b asis .  U pon t h e a p plic atio n o f a n y 
i n te re ste d  p arty , t h e c o urt s h all h o ld  a n  e v id en tia ry  h earin g t o  d ete rm in e t h e a m ount o f r e a so nab le  
e x p en se s.   
  F.  Child  S upport/M ain te n an ce/F am ily  S upport 
1 .  P urs u an t to  § 76 7.7 5, W is . S ta ts .,  th is  ju d gm ent c o nstit u te s a n  im m edia te  a ssig nm ent o f a ll 
c o m m is sio ns, e arn in gs, s a la rie s,  w ages,  p ensio n b en efit s , b enefit s  u nder C hap te r 1 02 o r 
1 08,  a nd  o th er m one y d ue o r to  b e d u e in  th e f u tu re ,  to  th e  W I S C TF.  T he a ssig nm ent s h all 
b e f o r a n a m ount s u ffic ie nt  to  e nsu re  p a ym ent  u nd er th is  ju dgm ent, s o  lo ng  a s th e  a dd it io n 
o f th e a m ount to w ard  a rre ars  d oes n ot  le ave  th e p arty  a t a n  in co m e b e lo w  t h e p o ve rty  lin e 
e sta blis h e d u n der 4 2 U SC  9 902(2 ). 
 
2 .  P urs u an t to  § 76 7.5 7(1 )(a ),  W is . S ta ts ., a ll  p aym ents  f o r c h ild  s u pp ort a n d/o r m ain te nance  
o rd ere d s h all  n ote  t h e c a se  n um ber a nd t h e n am es o f th e p artie s o n t h e f a ce  o f th e c h eck , 
s h ould  b e  m ade p a ya b le  t o  W I S C TF, a nd s e nt to : 
 
Wis co nsin  S up port C olle ctio ns T ru st F und 
B ox 7 4 20 0 
M il w auke e, W I  5 3274-0 2 00.   
 
T he W I S C TF w ill  tr a nsm it  th e p aym ents  t o  th e p ro per p ers o ns e ntit le d  to  t h em .   
  F ail u re  o f a n e m plo ye r t o  p ay t h e p ro per a m ount s h all  n ot b e a  d efe nse  f o r f a ilu re  to  p a y t h e 
p ro per a m ount. If  a n e m plo ye r f a ils  t o  ta ke  o ut th e  c o rre ct a m ount f o r c h ild  s u pport a nd /o r 
m ain te nance , th e  p arty  p ayin g is  r e sp o nsib le  f o r p a yin g th e  f u ll  a nd c o rre ct  a m ount d ir e ctly  to  
W I  S C TF.   
   
P urs u an t to  § 76 7.5 7(1 e),  W is . S ta ts ., th e  p arty  m akin g p a ym ent f o r c h ild  s u pport a nd/o r 
m ain te nance  is  r e sp o nsib le  f o r p a ym ent  o f th e a nnu al  r e ce iv in g a nd d is b urs in g f e e  to  W I 
S C TF.   
 
P urs u an t to  § 76 7.5 7(1 e)(c ), W is . S ta ts ., a n  a n nua l  f e e w il l  b e d e ducte d b y W I S C TF f r o m  
p a ym en ts  to  r e cip ie nts  o f c h il d  s u p port o r f a m il y  s u p po rt.

Fin din gs o f F act,  C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u dgm ent- W it h  M in or C hild re n      Page 8  o f 9   Case  N o. 	      	_ _ ___________	 	
FA -4 16 0V ,   0 1/0 9  F in din gs o f  F act, C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u d gm ent- W it h  M in o r C hild re n          § 76 7.2 51 , W is co nsin  S ta tu te s 	T h is  f o rm  s h all  n ot b e m odif ie d .   It  m ay b e s u pple m en te d  w it h  a d dit io nal  m ate ria l. 	
P age 8  o f 9  	
 
3 .  B oth  p artie s s h a ll  n otif y , in  w rit in g, t h e o th er p arty  a n d th e C le rk  o f C ourt a n d th e C hild  
S up port  A ge ncy o f th e c o u nty  in  w hic h  th is  a ctio n is  f il e d,  w it h in  1 0 b usin ess d a ys , o f a n y 
c h ange  o f e m plo ye r a nd e m plo ye r’s  a d dre ss, a n d o f a n y s u bsta n tia l  c h a ng e in  t h e a m ount 
o f h is /h er in co m e, in clu din g  r e ce ip t  o f b on us c o m pensa tio n, s u ch  t h at  h is /h er a b il it y  to  p a y 
s u pport  is  a ffe cte d.  N otif ic a tio n o f a n y s u bsta ntia l  c h a nge in  t h e a m ount o f th e p aye r’s  
i n co m e w il l  n o t r e su lt  in  a  c h ang e in  th e o rd er u n le ss a  r e vis io n o r a dju stm ent o f th e o rd er is  
s o ught. 
  4 .  A  p arty  o rd ere d  to  p a y c h ild  s u pport  o r f a m il y  s u pport s h all  p ay s im ple  in te re st a t  th e r a te  o f 
1 %  p er m onth  ( 1 2 %  p er y e ar) o n a ny a m ount in  a rre ars  th at  is  e qu al  to  o r g re ate r th an th e 
a m ount o f s u pport d ue in  1  m onth .  If  th ere  is  n o c u rre n t o rd er,  in te re st s h a ll  a ccru e o n th e 
b ala nce s d u e.   
 
5 .  P urs u an t to  § 76 7.7 5, W is . S ta ts .,  a  w it h h old in g a ssig n m ent o r o rd er u nd er th is  s e ctio n h as 
p rio rit y  o ve r a n y o th er a ssig nm ent, g arn is h m ent, o r s im ila r le ga l  p ro ce ss u nder W is co nsin  
l a w .   T he e m plo ye r s h all  n o t w it h ho ld  m ore  o f th e e m plo ye e’s  d is p osa ble  in co m e th an 
a ll o w ed p urs u ant t o  th e F edera l  C onsu m er C re dit  P ro te ctio n  A ct u nle ss th e  e m plo ye e 
a gre es to  h a ve  th e  f u ll  a m ou nt  w it h held .  N o e m plo ye r m ay u se  a n a ssig nm ent u n der th is  
s e ctio n t o  d en y e m plo ym ent, o r to  d is ch arg e o r t a ke  d is cip li n ary  a ctio n a ga in st a n 
e m plo ye e . 
  6 .  P urs u an t to  § 76 7.5 4, W is . S ta ts .,  if  th e c o urt o rd ers  c h ild  s u pp ort th e p artie s s h a ll   a nnu ally  
e xch ange  f in ancia l  in fo rm atio n.  A  p arty  w ho f a ils  t o  f u rn is h  t h e in fo rm atio n  a s r e q uir e d b y 
t h e c o urt  u nd er th is  s u bse ctio n  m ay b e p ro ce ede d a ga in st f o r c o nte m pt o f c o urt u nder c h . 
7 85, W is . S ta ts .  If  th e c o urt f in ds th a t a  p arty  h as f a ile d to  f u rn is h  th e in fo rm atio n r e quir e d 
u nder t h is  s u bse ctio n, th e c o urt m ay a w ard  to  t h e p arty  b rin g in g th e a ctio n c o sts  a nd, 
n otw it h sta ndin g § 81 4.0 4(1 ), W is . S ta ts ., r e aso nab le  a tt o rn e y f e es.   F ailu re  b y a  p a rty  to  
t im ely  f ile  a  c o m ple te  d is clo su re  s ta te m ent a s r e qu ir e d h ere u nder s h a ll  a u th oriz e  t h e c o urt 
t o  a cce pt  a s a ccu ra te  a n y in fo rm atio n p ro vid e d in  th e s ta te m ent o f th e o th e r p arty  o r 
o bta in e d u nder § 49.2 2(2 m ), W is . S ta ts . b y W I S C TF o r th e c o unty  c h ild  s u pport a g ency 
u nder § 59 .5 3(5 ), W is . S ta ts .  
 
G .  Pro perty  D iv is io n   
N otic e  is  g iv e n o f th e p ro vis io ns o f § 7 67.6 1 ( 5 ) ( a ) a nd ( b ) a nd § 76 7.6 1(6 ), W is . S ta ts .: 
T he p artie s s h a ll   tr a nsfe r tit le  t o  p ro p erty  o f th e p artie s a s n ece ssa ry ,  in  a cco rd ance  w it h  th e 
d iv is io n o f p ro perty  s e t f o rth  in  th e  ju dgm ent. 
   
T he p artie s a re  n o tif ie d  th a t: 
  1 . it  m ay b e n ece ssa ry  f o r th e p artie s to  t a ke  a ddit io na l  a ctio ns in  o rd er to  tr a nsfe r 
i n te re sts  in  t h e ir  p ro p erty  in  a cco rd ance  w it h  th e  d iv is io n o f p ro perty  s e t f o rth  in  t h e  
j u dgm ent, in clu din g s u ch  in te re sts  a s in te re sts  in  r e a l  p ro perty , in te re sts  in  r e tir e m ent 
b enefit s ,  a nd c o ntr a ctu al  in te re sts . 
  2 . t h e ju d gm ent d oes n ot n ece ssa ril y  a ffe ct th e a b il it y  o f a  c re dit o r to  p ro ce ed  a g ain st a  
p arty  o r a g ain st th a t p arty ©s  p ro perty  e ve n th oug h th e p arty  is  n ot r e sp onsib le  f o r th e 
d ebt  u nd er th e te rm s o f th e ju dgm ent. 
  3 . a n in str u m ent e xe cu te d b y a  p arty  b efo re  th e ju dgm ent n am in g th e  o th er p arty  a s a  
b enefic ia ry  is  n ot n ece ssa rily  a ffe cte d b y t h e ju d gm ent a nd it  m ay b e n ece ssa ry  to  
r e vis e  th e in str u m ent if  a  c h ange  in  b e nefic ia ry  is  d esir e d. 
4 .  a  d e ed c o nsis te nt  w it h  th e ju dgm ent o r a  c e rtif ie d c o py o f th e p ortio n o f th e ju dgm ent 
a ffe ctin g tit le  t o  r e a l  p ro perty  s h a ll  b e r e co rd ed in  t h e o ff ic e  o f th e r e g is te r o f d ee ds o f 
t h e c o u nty  in  w hic h  th e r e a l  p ro perty  is  lo ca te d. 
 
H.  Court O rd ere d  F ee s 
A ll  p a ym ents  o f a tto rn e y f e es s h all  b e  p a id  d ir e ctly  to  t h e a tto rn e y o r to  t h e a gency p ro vid in g 
s e rv ic e s w hic h  m ay e nfo rc e  th e  o rd er in  it s  n am e. 
  A ll  p a ym ent o f G uard ia n a d  L it e m  ( G AL) f e es o r f e es f o r f a m il y  c o urt s e rv ic e s s h all  b e p aid  
d ir e ctly  t o  th e G AL o r th e a gency w hic h  m ay e nfo rc e  t h e o rd er. 
  I .  Restr a in in g O rd er 
B oth  p artie s a re  r e str a in ed fr o m  in te rfe rin g w it h  th e p ers o nal  li b erty  o f th e  o th er.

Fin din gs o f F act,  C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u dgm ent- W it h  M in or C hild re n      Page 9  o f 9   Case  N o. 	      	_ _ ___________	 	
FA -4 16 0V ,   0 1/0 9  F in din gs o f  F act, C onclu sio ns o f  L a w , a nd J u d gm ent- W it h  M in o r C hild re n          § 76 7.2 51 , W is co nsin  S ta tu te s 	T h is  f o rm  s h all  n ot b e m odif ie d .   It  m ay b e s u pple m en te d  w it h  a d dit io nal  m ate ria l. 	
P age 9  o f 9  	
J .  Non-C om plia n ce 
D is o be die nce  o f th e c o urt  o rd ers  is  p un is h a ble  u n der c h . 7 8 5 W is . S ta ts . b y c o m mit m ent to  th e 
c o unty  ja il  u n til  th e ju dgm ent is  c o m plie d w it h  a nd t h e c o sts  a nd e xp ense  o f th e p ro ce edin gs 
a re  p a id  o r u ntil   th e  p arty  c o m m it te d is  o th erw is e  d is ch arg e d, a cco rd in g t o  la w . 
  K .  Entr y  o f J u dgm en t 
T he C le rk  o f C ourt’s  o ffic e , p er § 8 06.0 6(1 )(2 ), W is . S ta ts ., s h all  e nte r th is  ju dg m ent b y a ffix in g 
a  f ile  s ta m p th at  is  d a te d . 
 	
T H IS  IS  A  F IN AL J U DG M EN T/O RDER  F O R P U R PO SES O F A PPE A L. 	
 
  BY T H E C O URT: 	
     F or C ou rt U se  O nly  	  
 	
 	Cir c u it  C ourt  J u d ge /C ir c u it  C ourt C om mis sio ne r 	
      	 	 
P rin t  o r T yp e N am e 	
      	 	 
D ate	
   	
  A PPR O VED  A S T O  F O RM  B Y: 
 
 	                 	 	 	            P etit io ner/J o in t  P etit io ner-W if e                                                                                   R esp ondent/ J o in t P etit io ner- H usb and  
 
 	                  	 	     C hild  S upport A gency R epre se n ta tiv e                                                                                G uard ia n a d L it e m   ( if  n ece ss a ry ) 
 
        	                           	 
               	A tto rn ey B ar N um ber                                                                                                                    A tt o rn ey B ar N um ber 
   	
 	
All p artie s t o  t h e a ctio n  
s h ould  a p p ro ve h o w  
a ccu ra te ly  t h e f o rm  h as 
b een  c o m ple te d  b efo re  t h e 
j u dge s ig n s i t.   T he p artie s 
m ust a p pro ve b y s ig n in g 
i n  t h e s p ace t o  t h e r ig h t.
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