Wife waived right to raise the domestic violence presumption is Wis. Stats. §767.41(2)(d) because the alleged violence occurred prior to the divorce where she stipulated to joint custody. Trial court also appropriately divided up important decision making between the parents if they cannot agree.
Mother found in contempt for enrolling children in a new school district without father’s consent, contrary to joint custody. (Not published, but citeable.)
While sole custodian has the right to choose the child’s religion, there is no evidence that the mother is trying to dissuade the children from being Mormons by taking them to church three times per year. The court made a “reasonableness” determination that going to church three times per year was not contrary with bringing the children up as Mormons.
Once parents bring differences between them to court, joint custody must end.
Millikin standard does not apply to transfers of physical placement under a joint custody award.
Modifying joint custody requires more than a finding that modification is in child’s best interests.