Residency is established in Wisconsin if one of the spouse’s has been a resident in the county where the action is filed for at least 6 months prior to filing for divorce. (Wisconsin Statutes 767.301) A divorce action should be brought in county Family Court.
While divorce may be common, when you go through it yourself, you still deserve dedicated, personal focus on your rights and unique situation. An experienced divorce lawyer can help you figure out the best way forward, explain the law, and represent you in court if it is ever necessary. Take the first step now and contact a local divorce attorney to discuss your divorce.