University of Wisconsin–Madison

Custody & Placement

In addition to a child support order, many parents who do not live together also have a legal and/or physical custody order, which specifies how decision-making responsibility and the amount of time a child spends living with each parent is allocated between them.

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Shared Placement in Paternity Cases: An Initial Look

  • Molly A. Costanzo and Aaron Reilly
  • Report
  • September 2021
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Wisconsin Parents Survey: Final Field Report

  • Lisa Klein Vogel
  • Report
  • June 2021
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Satisfaction with Placement Arrangements Among Divorced Wisconsin Families with Sole Mother and Shared Placement Orders

  • Lawrence M. Berger, Quentin H. Riser, Judith Bartfeld, and Trisha Chanda
  • Report
  • June 2021
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Shared Placement and Post-Divorce Economic Well-Being

  • Judi Bartfeld and Trisha Chanda
  • Report
  • November 2020
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Changes in Placement after Divorce and Implications for Child Support Policy

  • Daniel R. Meyer, Marcia J. Carlson, and Md Moshi Ul Alam
  • Report
  • December 2019
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The Use of Child Support Guidelines in Wisconsin: 2010 and 2013

  • Leslie Hodges and Steven T. Cook
  • Report
  • August 2019
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Post-Divorce Placement Arrangements and Children’s Test Scores

  • Judith Bartfeld and Fei Men
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  • July 2018