In Re Marriage of LaRocque


139 Wis. 2d 23, 406 N.W.2d 736 (1987)


(1) Factors in determining maintenance are support in accordance with needs and earning capacities and to ensure fair and equitable financial arrangements between the parties. (2) Goal of maintenance is to provide support at pre-divorce standards of living and may require more than subsistence needs. (3) When couple has been married many years and achieves increased earnings, it is reasonable to use equal division of total income as starting point.

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