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Is Your Drinking Affecting Your Parenting Time?

We live in a society that has normalized drinking, even drinking to excess. T-shirts that say “It’s beer o’clock.” Insulated travel coffee mugs emblazoned with “This might be wine.” Most a…
Divorced Homemaker Mom in Kitchen with Two Kids

Homemakers and Divorce: What You Need to Know

Marriage is a partnership, which means each spouse has his or her own role in making things work. When divorce happens, you need to figure out how to make everything work on your own. A spouse who nev…
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Home is Where the Heart is

In recent years, you may have noticed, some of the language around divorced parents and children has changed. What used to be called “visitation,” for instance, is now called “parent…
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Beyond Litigation: Know Your Divorce Options

If you have never been through a divorce, where did you learn what you know about divorce? Some people form their ideas about divorce from the experiences related by family and friends, or even from…
Categories: Legal Process
Sad Woman Concerned About Alcoholism Effects on Divorce

How Alcoholism Affects Your Divorce

Alcoholism never affects just the person with the disease. The entire family, whether they realize it or not, is involved. From children trying extra hard to “be good” to avoid making Dad…
Categories: Children, Relationships
Upset Young Girl Hearing Parents Argue

ACEs: How Adverse Childhood Experiences Might Affect Your Divorce

We are all products, in one way or another, of our experiences. Sometimes those experiences shape our worlds to such an extent that we don’t realize that they’ve affected us; it’s ju…
Categories: Children, Relationships
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A Message to Adult Children of Divorced Parents

I was recently asked if I had any blog posts or advice for adult children of divorced parents. I realized I didn’t. As I started to mull over the question, I had to think about the forty years of pa…
Categories: Children, Relationships
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To Divorcing Parents: What Your Children Need You to Know

I was recently asked to write a blog for adult children of divorcing parents. I did that and I think you should read it. However, I thought that this blog was needed too. I am the adult child of divor…
Categories: Children, Relationships
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How to Use Parenting Consultants in Your Divorce

Raising children with another person is a challenge even when you are married. When you are divorcing, with separate households, different parenting styles, and your own rules, things often become muc…
Stepparent and Adopted Boy

How Does Stepparent Adoption Work in Minnesota?

We deal with many family transitions in our law office, but one of the most joyful in which we get to take part is the creation of a new family through stepparent adoption. Many of our clients are par…

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