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Unfortunately, somewhere between 40-50% of marriages will end in divorce litigation and separation.

There are several different ways that a divorce could be handled, including divorce litigation where the parties handle the split of their lives in court. Divorce litigation is an overwhelming process for most parties involved.

We've compiled the best tips for handling this process to make it as easy as possible. Following these suggestions will help you move quickly and be able to move forward with the rest of your life.


There are over 76,258 divorce lawyers employed in the US. Before filing for a divorce, however, it's important to find the one lawyer who can help. Otherwise, you might miss an essential step when building your case.

Here are the seven tips you need when searching for a qualified divorce lawyer in Madison, WI. With these tips, you can find a lawyer who will simplify the process for you.

Filing for a divorce is complicated enough. Instead of making the mistake of choosing the wrong lawyer, start your search with these easy tips.


One of the toughest decisions you'll ever make is choosing to end your marriage. Dealing with the emotional and legal aspects of the divorce process at the same time is especially difficult.

Every marital breakup is unique, and there are lots of legal and financial issues to navigate. When you have children to consider, it can add to the stress and volatility of the situation.

Divorce is never easy. But understanding the process will help you prepare for what's to come. Here's what the divorce process looks like in Wisconsin.


In 2018, there were over 782,000 divorces in the US. If you are considering divorce or your spouse has asked you for a divorce, you may be feeling many different emotions. Did you know that there are 5 emotional stages of divorce?

Like you would grieve a loved one, you may also grieve your marriage. To learn more about the five stages of divorce, read on.

1. Denial

Denial is the first stage of most grieving process. In a divorce, you might try to ignore that it's happening, try to convince your spouse to change their mind, or refuse to accept their attempts to try to discuss the divorce.


The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues to dynamically change and impact our daily lives. Our client support services remain uninterrupted. We have adjusted our client support to manage everyone's safety.

John T. Fields & Associates continues to work diligently to manage the safety of our legal professionals, staff and the community while at the same time providing the best client care through this period.

We want to assure clients that your level of service will not be disrupted and our law firm will work with you to ensure your legal matter continues to move forward as efficiently as possible during these uncertain times.

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