In Re Marriage of Gerrits v. Gerrits


167 Wis. 2d 429, 482 N.W.2d 134 (WI Ct. App., 1992)


Lottery proceeds may be a change in financial circumstance to be considered in modifying maintenance. However, because the purpose of maintenance is to permit payee to enjoy the same standard of living enjoyed during the marriage, court abused its discretion in determining amount of increase.

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