Category Archives: WUMPA

Jones v. Estate of Jones

Where prenuptial agreement waived homestead protection, husband did not need to approve subsequent transfer of ownership. Homestead protection can be waived in a prenuptial agreement.

Year: 2002 | State: WI

The Journal Sentinel, Inc. v. Schulz

Husband’s wages are subject to garnishment, notwithstanding marital property agreement which classifies his wages as individual, as the Journal had no notice of the agreement.

Year: 2001 | State: WI

St. Marys Hospital Med. Center v. Brody

Medical care for ex-husband falls within category of necessaries and ex-wife is equally responsible for medical expenses incurred during marriage, despite hold harmless in divorce decree.

Year: 1993 | State: WI

Gardner v. Gardner

§766.70 provides the exclusive cause of action between spouses in matters involving marital property. Since §767.05(7) bars such an action while divorce is pending, dismissal of misrepresentation lawsuit is affirmed.

Year: 1993 | State: WI

Park Bank-West v. Mueller

Failure of bank to give notice to wife that husband took out loan during marriage does not prevent bank from collecting from wife after husband’s death.

Year: 1989 | State: WI