Issue 1: 141 Wis. 2d 569, 575-77, 415 N.W.2d 586 (WI Ct. App., 1987)
Issue 2: 141 Wis. 2d 569, 577-81, 415 N.W.2d 586 (WI Ct. App., 1987)
Wife not entitled to more maintenance solely because husband can afford to pay more. Husband should not be “punished” for making more money.
(1) Wife showed substantial change in circumstances where her decision to go to Costa Rica did not intentionally put herself into a position to need maintenance. (2) Comparison in modification proceedings is between standard at time of divorce and at time of hearing. (Overruled in Kenyon v. Kenyon)
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