Affordable Divorce Lawyers in Merrill

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How to File for Divorce in Lincoln County

Getting started with your divorce is easier than you think. Wisconsin is a no-fault divorce state, and as such, you need only believe that your marriage is irretrievably broken. If you have resided in the State of Wisconsin for at least six months and have lived in Lincoln County for at least 30 days, your divorce can be filed in Lincoln County Circuit Court.

File for Divorce in 7 Steps

  1. Visit the Lincoln County Courthouse.
  2. Decide whether to file jointly (an uncontested divorce) or individually.
  3. Request a Temporary Hearing if you and your spouse cannot agree on immediate needs.
  4. Prepare all necessary documents completely and accurately.
  5. Get a date and time for your Temporary Hearing, if applicable.
  6. File you action with the Clerk of Courts.
  7. Get on with your life with confidence with the help of Divorce PRO Wisconsin.

Lincoln County Family Court

The Family Court for Lincoln County is located at the Lincoln County Courthouse and is presided over by Family Court Commissioner Bonnie Wachsmuth.
The Clerk of Circuit Court for Lincoln County is Marie Peterson and her office handles all new case filings.

Where to File for Divorce

Lincoln County Courthouse

1110 E Main St
Merrill, WI 54452

Lincoln County Filing Fees

As of 2021, the filing fees for divorce in Lincoln County are as follows:
File for divorce with NO request for child support or maintenance $184.50
File for divorce WITH a request for child support or maintenance $194.50

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