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What is a Substantial Change of Circumstances for Child Support?

October 23rd, 2023
A couple that divorces when their children are small, or parents who never married, may find themselves co-parenting together for almost two decades. That’s a long time, and a lot is likely to change over that period. At the outset, parents may agr… Read More
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What is a Substantial Change of Circumstances for Custody?

August 28th, 2023
As any divorced parent knows, family law matters like child custody, parenting time schedules, and child support aren’t really over even when they’re over. If you have young children, your custody, parenting time, and child support orders may be… Read More
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What is Parenting Time Interference, and What Can You Do About It?

July 19th, 2023
Child custody and parenting time can be among the most contentious issues when parents divorce or decide to live separately. It may take a great deal of negotiating, and sometimes litigating, to establish a parenting time schedule. If you have been a… Read More
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How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

June 21st, 2023
Few words are harder to hear from your spouse than “I want a divorce.” But those words can be just as difficult to say, and how and when you say them can set the tone for the difficult months ahead. Before you talk to your spouse about ending you… Read More
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5 Things a Family Lawyer Can Do for You

May 19th, 2023
One of the questions we often hear in our office is “What do family lawyers do?” Family law lawyers are often referred to as divorce attorneys, and divorce is a big part of our practice. But there are many ways a family law attorney can help you.… Read More
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What to Expect When You are Pregnant (and Divorcing)

April 27th, 2023
Pregnancy is a time of new beginnings. So, in its own way, is divorce. But when you are navigating both pregnancy and divorce at once, you face some unique challenges. Divorcing while pregnant can be difficult on both a personal and a legal level, so… Read More
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How to Establish Paternity in Minnesota

March 21st, 2023
When a couple is married, and one spouse gives birth, Minnesota law states the other spouse is legally presumed to be the baby’s parent. (While that law was written with heterosexual couples in mind, it also applies to same-sex married couples.) Th… Read More
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Surviving a Second Marriage

February 21st, 2023
Everyone loves a love story with a happy ending. Everyone who gets married, and everyone who loves the happy couple, hopes that the wedding is the start of their “happily ever after.” Unfortunately, for 50% of first marriages, statistics tell us… Read More
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5 Things to Do After Your Spouse Asks for a Divorce

January 26th, 2023
You may have seen it coming, or you may have been blindsided. Either way, it’s never easy to hear your spouse say the words out loud: “I want a divorce.” What you do next matters: for your finances, for your mental health, for your children, an… Read More
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What to Do With Your Wedding Ring After Divorce

December 21st, 2022
There are plenty of things to do with your old wedding ring after divorce—but you have to get through your divorce first. Schedule a consultation with Mundahl Law to learn what to expect from the divorce process and what to do after divorce. Read More
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Tips for Blended Family Success

November 15th, 2022
After going through a divorce or a breakup that leaves you a single parent, finding love again and getting engaged feels wonderful. Suddenly, the dreams of a happy family that were dashed by your divorce are alive once more, only this time, you’re… Read More
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Marriage Tips from a Minnesota Divorce Attorney

October 18th, 2022
You might have read the title of this blog post and thought, “Marriage tips from a divorce attorney? What do they know about happy marriages, when all they see is unhappy ones? And isn’t giving marriage advice bad for their business, anyway?” T… Read More
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Handling Pensions in a Divorce

September 16th, 2022
As everyone knows, part of divorce is dividing up the property you have accumulated during your marriage. Certain assets are easier to divide than others, of course. For example, it’s easy to determine the value of a bank account and to split up wh… Read More
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What is the Difference Between Supervised and Unsupervised Parenting Time?

August 22nd, 2022
As a parent, you are probably used to seeing your child every day, in the most ordinary of ways: when they wake you up in the morning, when you have meals, when you read them a story and tuck them in at night. You don’t think of it as “parenting… Read More
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Second Parent vs. Stepparent Adoption

July 7th, 2022
Adoption is a wonderful way to begin or grow your family, and there are many different types of adoption. One question that often comes up in discussions of adoption is, “What is second parent adoption? Is it the same thing as stepparent adoption?… Read More