What are the Laws in Wisconsin About How Marital Property Will be Divided After Divorce?

In Wisconsin, marital property shall be divided equally considering the length of the marriage, the property brought to the marriage by both parties, whether one party has substantial property not subject to division by the court, the contribution of each party to the marriage, the age, emotional and physical condition of each party, the contribution of one party to the education or increased earning capacity of the other party, the earning capacity of each party, the desirability of awarding the family home to the party have primary physical custody of children, spousal maintenance, other economic resources of the party (such as a pension), the tax consequences of property division, any written agreement between the parties, and any other factors deemed relevant by the court. (Wisconsin Statutes 767.61) 

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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