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Milaeger Law Office, LLC has over 35 years of experience representing clients in a variety of legal matters including divorce, family law, mediation, accident and personal injury, real estate law, business law, contract law and traffic law. Milwaukee attorney Paul J. Milaeger has a reputation for providing high quality legal services and getting excellent results for his clients throughout Southeastern Wisconsin, including Milwaukee County and Waukesha County. Paul J. Milaeger's extensive knowledge and experience enables him to efficiently analyze legal matters and provide his clients with comprehensive advice and counsel on their legal rights and remedies. Contact Milaeger Law Office, LLC today for your free initial consultation.

Divorce Law

Divorce is not an easy process - it is stressful, emotional and conflict-ridden. Divorce impacts almost every aspect of an individual's life including relationships with family and friends, finances and property ownership. Unfortunately, divorce is a frequent occurrence. In Wisconsin, approximately 50% of all marriages end in divorce. Whether your divorce is collaborative or contested, it is important to retain a divorce lawyer that will provide compassionate, dedicated, and knowledgeable legal representation for you throughout the process.

Milwaukee divorce attorney Paul J. Milaeger has provided legal representation to Wisconsin residents going through divorce for the past 35 years. He has extensive knowledge on Wisconsin divorce law and procedure, the Waukesha County and Milwaukee County court systems, and the resources available to families going through divorce. Paul J. Milaeger will represent your interests in every aspect of the divorce including child custody and placement / visitation, child support, spousal maintenance/alimony, and property division. Milaeger Law Office, LLC will take all steps necessary to ensure that you and your family's interests are protected in the divorce and that the process is handled as amicably as possible.

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Family Law

Milwaukee family lawyer Paul J. Milaeger has knowledge and experience representing clients in a wide variety of family law matters including legal separation, child custody, placement / visitation, child support, property division, spousal maintenance/alimony, grandparent's rights and paternity.

Legal Separation:  When divorce is not an option, legal separation may be a viable alternative to assist you and your family cope with a broken spousal relationship. Milwaukee family lawyer Paul J. Milaeger will provide you with legal counsel concerning the risks and benefits of legal separation, as an alternative to divorce, and will make sure that your interests are protected.

Child Custody/Child Support:  Milaeger Law Office, LLC has over 35 years of experience providing legal representation to clients in child custody disputes. Paul J. Milaeger understands that contested child custody disputes are extremely emotional and stressful matters. He will fight for your right to see your child. Child custody placement (visitation) matters are often accompanied by disputes over child support. Child support is a statutorily defined obligation of one parent to provide financial support for the children. Child support is determined by a set formula under Wisconsin state law. Whether you are the custodial or non-custodial parent, Milwaukee family attorney Paul J. Milaeger will vigorously advocate for your financial interests in a child support dispute.

Property Division:  Property division is a hotly contested issue in almost every divorce. Under Wisconsin law, any property that is considered "marital property" must be split equally between divorcing spouses. When involved in a property division dispute, you can trust Milwaukee County family lawyer Paul J. Milaeger to vigorously defend your right to your belongings.

Spousal Maintenance/Alimony:  Spousal maintenance or alimony is a court-ordered award of financial support from one spouse to another. Under Wisconsin law, an award of spousal support is determined by a number of factors that the judge may consider. Whether you are on the giving or receiving end of a maintenance dispute, it is important to have an experienced family attorney with knowledge of Wisconsin divorce laws to represent your financial interests in these matters. With over 35 years of experience representing clients in divorce, Milwaukee family law attorney Paul J. Milaeger will ensure that your financial position is protected in a claim for spousal maintenance.

Grandparent's Rights:  Under Wisconsin law, grandparents have the legal right to visitation with their grandchildren in a number of factual settings. Contact Milaeger Law Office, LLC today to learn more about Wisconsin grandparent visitation laws and whether you have a legal claim for visitation with your grandchildren.

Paternity:  Paternity disputes most often occur in conjunction with claims for custody, placement (visitation) and child support. A paternity test will help establish fatherhood and parental rights. If you are a father or mother involved in a paternity dispute, contact Milwaukee family lawyer Paul J. Milaeger for thorough and experienced legal representation.


Mediation is a form of dispute resolution that takes place outside of the court system. It is a process by which a neutral third party mediator intervenes between two disputing parties to promote reconciliation, settlement or compromise. Mediation is an effective and cost-efficient tool for resolving disputes outside of the traditional adversarial legal system. It can be used as a means of settling many types of civil disputes, including divorce, family law, and business law.

Paul J. Milaeger holds a family mediation certificate from the University of Wisconsin Madison and has experience as a mediator involving a variety of legal disputes throughout Waukesha County, Milwaukee County and Southeastern Wisconsin. As a mediation attorney, Paul J. Milaeger will educate you and prepare you for the mediation process. He will make sure that your position and interests are represented to the fullest extent possible. Although mediation takes place outside of the traditional adversarial system, it is important to have an experienced mediator to guide you through the mediation process.

Accident and Personal Injury

Milaeger Law Office, LLC provides legal representation to victims of accidents and personal injury including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, slip and falls, and truck accidents throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. When you have been injured as a result of another person's negligence, it is important to retain a competent and experienced personal injury attorney, with knowledge of Wisconsin personal injury law, in order to ensure that you get the highest settlement possible and are fully compensated for any personal injury or property damage. Personal injury lawyer Paul J. Milaeger has been representing accident victims since he began the practice of law in 1978. Regardless of the cause of your injury, Milaeger Law Office, LLC will fight hard to make sure that you and your family are justly compensated for your injury. In Wisconsin, a claim for personal injury must be filed within three years from the date of the accident. If you have been injured in an accident as a result of someone else's negligence, do not delay. Contact Milwaukee personal injury lawyer Paul J. Milaeger today for your free initial consultation.

Real Estate Law

As a Milwaukee real estate lawyer Milaeger Law Office, LLC will assist you in all your residential and commercial real estate matters. Paul J. Milaeger has years of experience providing legal advice and counsel on how to buy and sell residential and commercial property throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. As a buyer or seller of property, Milaeger Law Office, LLC will walk you through the important steps of the process including sales contracts, counter offers, acceptance letters, and rejections. As a residential real estate attorney, Paul J. Milaeger will assist buyers in reviewing title for encumbrances like liens and mortgages and will assist sellers to contact title holders to clear title.

Milaeger Law Office, LLC also provides legal representation specific to commercial clients including small businesses and landlords. Paul J. Milaeger drafts lease agreements, represents landlords in eviction procedures, and rent collection.

Business Law

If you are thinking of forming a business entity such as a limited liability corporation, partnership or limited liability partnership, it is important to consult a business lawyer with extensive knowledge of the formation requirements under Wisconsin law. As a business attorney with years of experience representing small businesses in Milwaukee County, Waukesha County and Southeastern Wisconsin, Paul J. Milaeger will walk you step-by-step through the business formation process and provide you with a detailed analysis of the benefits and risks of forming a business entity.

In addition to business formation, Milaeger Law Office, LLC provides legal counsel to clients concerning the purchase, acquisition, and sale of small businesses, employment related matters, and dissolution of businesses. Milwaukee business attorney Paul J. Milaeger is skilled in drafting purchase agreements, employment contracts, and dissolution agreements. Contact Milaeger Law Office, LLC today to learn more about the specific business related legal services that we can provide for you.


Practice Areas

Divorce Law
Family Law
Accident and personal injury
Business Law
Real estate Law
Contract Law
Traffic Law


W238 N1660 Busse Rd.
Suite 110
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-446-9999
Fax: 262-671-4171

Areas Served

Waukesha County
Milwaukee County
Jefferson County
Racine County
Walworth County
Washington County
Ozaukee County