Category Archives: Professional Degrees – Wisconsin Cases

In Re Marriage of Weiler v. Boerner

Husband-wife privilege applies only to confidential communications, not to observations that could have been made by a third party.

Year: 2005 | State: WI

Marriage of Haugan v. Haugan

Spouse who supports education of partner is entitled to share of increased earnings. Trial court has discretion to choose among several different approaches.

Year: 1984 | State: WI

Roberto v. Brown

Court should consider maintenance as compensation for supporting spouse getting professional degree.

Year: 1982 | State: WI

In Re Marriage of Lundberg

(1) Award of maintenance was proper to compensate spouse for support to get professional degree. (2) Maintenance does not have to be based solely on need.

Year: 1982 | State: WI

In Re Marriage of DeWitt v. DeWitt

Educational degree not a marital asset. Note: This case was under the old statute and was essentially overruled by Lundberg.

Year: 1980 | State: WI