Ayres v. Ayres
In Ayres v. Ayres, 230 Wis. 2d 431, 438, 602 N.W.2d 132 (Ct. App. 1999), the Court recognized the policy considerations that support a court's active role in reviewing agreements prepared in anticipation of divorce. See Ayres, 230 Wis. 2d at 441.
The Court noted that "the parties cannot by stipulation proscribe, modify, or oust the court of its power to determine the disposition of property, alimony, support, custody, or other matters involved in a divorce proceeding." Id.