When a Wisconsin couple begins the divorce proceedings, the financial consequences may come as a surprise. However, there are tips a person can use to prevent their estranged spouse from leaving them financially destitute.
One of the first things a person who is facing the end of a marriage should do is contact a family law attorney. Prior to meeting with the attorney, they should have all of their financial information at hand. This way, the attorney can help the client understand what is financially at risk. A financial adviser can often be of assistance as well in the event that the financial situation is murky or complex.