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We believe there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to divorce, so we take a personalized approach, building a solid relationship with you. Understanding your needs and goals allows us to guide you to the best outcome possible.

Germantown Wisconsin divorce lawyers

Like other communities in Washington County, Germantown has a divorce rate below both the national and state average. Nonetheless, divorce is still more common than it used to be, here as elsewhere, and is hard on everyone involved. Divorce can be complicated and stressful, especially when children are involved. If you are facing a divorce, it is important to get the best legal representation that you can and find Germantown divorce lawyers with skill, integrity and compassion devoted to defending you and your children’s interests.

The way in which a divorce proceeds usually falls into two categories: 

Functional Divorce

Both parties realize their marriage is dysfunctional and beyond repair. If they have children, both make their well-being a top priority. While divorce is a highly emotional experience, both parties proceed with sorting out child custody, child support and financial issues in a business-like manner. Neither uses divorce as an opportunity to “get back” at their spouse but instead works proactively to find solutions that allow everyone to move on with their life in a positive and constructive manner.

While a divorce can never be picture perfect by its very nature, the harm and emotional pain a divorce causes can be mitigated. Fortunately, the majority of divorce cases end with a negotiated settlement and never make it to court. Even if your decision to divorce is mutual and you remain on amicable terms, having an attorney on hand to facilitate the process and make sure legal matters are handled properly is important. Most people aren’t legal experts and expecting to familiarize yourself with the complex legal issues that surround divorce quickly and effectively is unrealistic.

High Conflict Divorce in Germantown

The good news is this type of divorce is less common than the other. The bad news is, when a high conflict divorce does occur, it can be very damaging for you and any children you have. In these cases, both parties are unable to resolve their differences. A heated battle occurs over issues related to finances and/or children. Your spouse is trying to hurt you while consciously or unconsciously attempting to damage other people’s lives, like those of your children, in the process.

Having a skilled family law attorney to navigate this tumultuous scenario is essential. In these instances, our attorneys will fight to protect the interests of you and your children with legal expertise and compassionate concern for your well being. We can’t guarantee the process will be painless, but we can guarantee our attorneys will handle the legal issues surrounding your high conflict divorce with the highest degree of careful consideration and skill.

Everyone wants to avoid a high conflict divorce, both for themselves and for any children they may have. While we will do our very best to prevent a hotly contested divorce with a negotiated settlement, your case making it to the courtroom is always a possibility. That is why it is in your best interest to be prepared. The experienced divorce lawyers at Bandle & Zaeske LLP will give you that peace of mind and deliver competent legal protection when the time comes. 

Children and Divorce in Wisconsin

Raising children on your own is a challenge, but it has been found that the children of divorced parents are often better off in the long run than the children of parents who stay together in continuing marital conflict. In every case, the most important thing is to ensure that the best interests of the children are pursued throughout the divorce process.

Research shows that children of all ages handle the divorce of their parents in a much more positive way when there is less conflict during the divorce process. So, if your marriage is headed for divorce, contact the Germantown divorce lawyers at Bandle & Zaeske LLP in order to ensure that an amicable arrangement can be made for child support, visitation rights and custody, if possible. We are experienced in all aspects of family law, and will defend your rights effectively while helping you to do the right thing for your children.

It is always preferable to reach an agreement about custody, support, and other financial issues in order to spare yourselves and your children the stress of a custody battle or other conflict, and we will do everything that we can to help you come to a favorable negotiated settlement. Nonetheless, you must be prepared for the possibility that these and other matters could end up being resolved in court. In such a case it is crucial to have a representative with the skill and presence in the courtroom to effectively defend your interests and the interests of your children. Our divorce lawyers have a track record of successful negotiation, as well as of securing favorable outcomes in a court of law. 

Call a Germantown Wisconsin Divorce Lawyer at Bandle & Zaeske LLP Today

It is important to choose a divorce attorney with a track record of winning favorable outcomes in divorce proceedings and child support cases in Germantown. Having the right legal team on your side can make all the difference when you’re going through a divorce.

The expert Germantown divorce lawyers at Bandle & Zaeske LLP have extensive experience with Wisconsin State and Washington County divorce law and family procedures. We also possess the compassion and integrity to ensure that this difficult time is as easy for you and for your children as it can be. We will work hard and effectively to protect your rights and negotiate an appropriate child support and child custody settlement. We can help you in all areas of the divorce process to ensure the best possible outcome for you and your children