Separating couples enter into traditional divorce when they are unable or unwilling to reach an amicable settlement involving issues such as support, child custody and placement and division of property.
Couples involved in a traditional divorce can either hire attorneys to work on their behalf or represent themselves. While traditional divorce cases may be resolved outside of court, the greater likelihood exists that legal action will come before a judge in court.
For decades, divorcing couples with children routinely sought sole legal custody of their offspring. Today, however, the common practice in Wisconsin family court is to award joint custody to both parents.
Under federal and state law, parents are obligated to provide financial support for their children.
As an experienced family lawyer, Shannon stays on top of all domestic issues that could affect your child’s future, ensuring that no responsibilities are neglected, all financial needs are met and his or her future is protected.
When evidence of harassment exists against a party involved in litigation, family court has the power to issue an injunction, prohibiting the aggressor from making physical contact.
By acting decisively, Shannon has a history of filing petitions with the court on behalf of her clients to obtain injunctions, thereby halting the flow of harassment and securing immediate and effective relief.
Determining paternity is just the first step in settling a parentage case. If a man is legally established as the father of a child, issues such as child support, custody, placement, and medical expenses need to be resolved.
Ms. Corallo has represented both sides of the paternity coin, from mothers, who seek clarification and financial contribution, to fathers who need and want to establish their rights to custody and placement of their children.
Limited scope representation allows clients to limit the nature and scope of their legal representation. Ms. Corallo realizes that for a variety of reasons, clients may need and want assistance with only a portion of their case.