Category: Child Custody Modification

Biehl v. Hyde

Biehl v. Hyde, No. 2021AP868 (October 18, 2022): Modification of placement affirmed where father had relocated much closer to his daughter, purchased his own home, obtained a new job that allowed him to work exclusively from home which reduces the need for childcare, married a woman who also works from home and with whom he…

In Re Marriage of Gould v. Gould

(1) Where custodial parent engages in illicit relationships, the court must show a connection between the relationship and some harm to the child. Parent is not unfit if there is no effect on the children. (2) Also, basing decision on religious affiliation is an abuse of discretion. (3) Change of custody cannot be ordered based on economic, social or academic environment.