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Marital Property Law & Practice in Wisconsin

State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
5th edition; 2018-2019


Venturing into complex questions surrounding marital property issues? Take the guesswork out with the newly updated Marital Property Law & Practice in Wisconsin.

Formerly titled Marital Property Law in Wisconsin, this book has a newly expanded title, but a condensed format. Streamlined down from 3 volumes, Marital Property Law & Practice in Wisconsin is practice-ready and user-friendly allowing you to quickly find the answer to any question involving marital property and/or property classification.

The new 5th edition incorporates statutory and common law developments affecting marital property in Wisconsin that have occurred since the last revision in 2010, including recent Wisconsin Supreme Court and Court of Appeals cases that touch on a variety of marital property issues. Notable developments include:

  • Enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • The U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the legality of same-sex marriages
  • Changes in family law, creditor- debtor rights, and estate planning and administration


  1. Introduction
  2. Principles of Property Classification
  3. Flowcharts and Sample Problems for Property Classification
  4. Management and Control of Property During Marriage
  5. Marriage Agreements
  6. Interspousal and Other Remedies
  7. Ethical Considerations
  8. Family Law
  9. Obtaining and Granting Credit
  10. Debtors’ and Creditors’ Rights and Remedies
  11. Income and Transfer Taxes
  12. Estate Planning
  13. Estate Administration and Nonprobate Transfers
  14. Conflict of Laws*

*Co-authored by Jonathan Ingrisano, David Konkel, Jennifer Olk and David Patzer

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