Divorce Property Division.

Byline: Derek Hawkins

WI Court of Appeals District III

Case Name: Mary Zehowski v. Timothy C. Peterson, Sr.

Case No.: 2017AP2314

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

Focus: Divorce Property Division

Mary Zehowski appeals a divorce judgment that terminated her marriage to Timothy Peterson. She contends, for various reasons, that the circuit court erroneously exercised its discretion when dividing the parties' property. We reject Zehowski's arguments, with two exceptions. Specifically, we agree with Zehowski that the circuit court erred by including her premarital Target 401(k) in the property division, and by failing to include the value of Peterson's wedding ring. We therefore affirm the divorce judgment in part, reverse in part, and remand for the circuit court to re-equalize the property division after excluding Zehowski's Target 401(k) and including the...

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