Affordable Divorce Lawyers in Milwaukee

The Divorce PRO Wisconsin network includes experienced local divorce attorneys offering personalized and affordable legal services for a flat rate through the practice of limited scope representation. Limited scope representation bridges the know-how gap between doing your own divorce (going pro se) or paying the retainer fee to have a full-service law firm do it for you. To see if you qualify for low-cost legal help, please complete our confidential Intake Questionnaire, or contact one of our preferred member lawyers serving the people in and around Milwaukee.

How to File for Divorce in Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee County for at least 30 days, your divorce can be filed in Milwaukee County Circuit Court.

File for Divorce in 7 Steps

  1. Visit the Milwaukee 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 your action with the Clerk of Courts.
  7. Get on with your life with confidence with the help of Divorce PRO Wisconsin.

Milwaukee County Family Court

The Family Court for Milwaukee County is located at the Milwaukee County Courthouse and is presided over by Family Court Commissioner Ana Berrios-Schroeder.
The Clerk of Circuit Court for Milwaukee County is John Barrett and his office handles all new case filings.

Where to File for Divorce

Milwaukee County Courthouse

901 N Ninth St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
414.278.5362

Milwaukee County Filing Fees

As of 2021, the filing fees for divorce in Milwaukee County are as follows:
File for divorce with NO request for child support or maintenance $188.00
File for divorce WITH a request for child support or maintenance $198.00

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Divorce PRO Wisconsin offers simple divorce solutions, including divorce mediation, for pro se parties seeking an amicable and inexpensive divorce. Our experienced member divorce attorneys are on call to assist with do-it-yourself divorce on a limited scope representation basis. With Divorce PRO, you get the legal assistance you need, when you need it. No hefty retainers, no billable hours, and no long-term commitment. Contact us today and find out how affordable it is to receive real help from real lawyers in and around Milwaukee.

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