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Divorce and family law

This page provides information about several types of actions affecting family, which may include divorce, legal separation, annulment, child custody and visitation, property division, and paternity. Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 767 (external link) governs several of these actions.

Procedures and forms

For more information about divorce or legal separation see the Basic Guide to Divorce/Legal Separation PDF.

Court forms for divorce and family law


The law pertaining to family law issues such as divorce, child custody, child support, and paternity can be located in the Wisconsin Statutes (external link). General answers to common questions about family law matters can be found on the State Bar of Wisconsin site.

The Wisconsin State Law Library website provides access to additional resources on the following legal topics: