In Re Marriage of Patrickus v. Patrickus


2000 WI App 255, 239 Wis. 2d 340, 620 N.W.2d 205 (WI Ct. App., 2000)


A settlement agreement which allows for maintenance to be modified only for increases violated public policy. Wife would only get increases without sharing in the risk and, unlike a stipulation which has a nonmodifiable fixed amount or term, this one-sided agreement invites litigation.

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