Irrecoverable breakdown of the matrimony is the only ground for divorce in Wisconsin.
The irrecoverable damage of the marriage may be proved by a joint petition given by both the partners requesting a legal separation on specific reasons.
The educational status of each party at the time of matrimony and at the time the execution is initiated for spousal maintenance.
- In the state of Wisconsin, to register a petition for divorce one of the partners should be a resident of Wisconsin for at least 180 days.
- He or she should have been in the county for 1 month immediately before registering the divorce file.
- The court will not grant hearing on the divorce until 4 months after the defendant is served the subpoena or after registering a joint petition.