Divorce Child Support.


Byline: Derek Hawkins

WI Court of Appeals District III

Case Name: Dawn M. Petit v. Terrance A. Petit

Case No.: 2018AP2107

Officials: Stark, P.J., Hruz and Seidl, JJ.

Focus: Divorce Child Support

Dawn Petit appeals a divorce judgment dividing the marital estate, establishing monthly child support payments from her former husband, Terrance Petit, and ordering monthly maintenance to Dawn. Dawn argues the circuit court erred when calculating the amounts of child support and monthly maintenance by using what it found to be Terrance's earning capacity rather than crediting evidence regarding Terrance's income in prior years, before a market downturn in his industry. She also argues the court erroneously exercised its discretion when it determined which items comprised the marital estate and the value...

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