Look Before You Leap: A Guide to the Legal and Financial Implications of Marriage (and Remarriage) in Wisconsin
Author(s) Mary Meehan-Strub, Karen P. Goebel, Linda Roberson
Ignorance is not bliss, particularly if you are getting married or remarried and are dealing with legal maters and personal decisions. The information in this informative booklet is based on Wisconsin law-including the 1986 Wisconsin Marital Property Act-and reflects legislation in effect as of 2013.
You'll find practical information on Wisconsin marital property law and ownership rules; managing your money, credit and debt; records to keep and where to keep them; wills, insurance, and more. For anyone planning to marry, getting married again, or married and just moved to Wisconsin (32 pages; 2013).View publication
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