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How to Select a Divorce Attorney

Divorce can be a challenging time, and having the right attorney by your side can make a world of difference. Choosing a divorce attorney goes beyond finding someone who is qualified and has experience in the area of family law. Below are a few consi… Read More
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Do You Need a Prenuptial Agreement?

A prenuptial agreement may not be for everyone; however, certain individuals should consider one.  Prenuptial agreements get a bad reputation because you are planning for the marriage to end before it even starts.  A common disbelief is that at the… Read More
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What is Child Maltreatment?

I spent 10 years working as an assistant county attorney in Southern Minnesota in the 90’s.  One of my duties was to sit on the child protection team.  It consisted of child protection workers, lay community members, a doctor from the Mayo Cl… Read More
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Top 10 Ways For a Wife to Deal With Divorce Stress

10. Get a manicure/pedicure or massage.  The point is to pamper yourself.  You deserve to be pampered. 9. Plan a last minute get-away weekend by yourself or with your girlfriends.  You can go as far as you want.  Just make sure this is weekend i… Read More
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Don't Listen...

“The same thing happened to my son, and he got off with a warning.”  “When my neighbor’s brother’s ex-girlfriend’s cousin got divorced, he got off without paying anything.”  “If you get divorced, she’ll get the kids.” There is n… Read More
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Top 10 Ways For a Husband to Deal With Divorce Stress

10.  Plan a guy’s weekend.  Go away with your friends for a weekend of cigars, beer (in moderation of course and without driving), cards, lots of swearing and no women.  Just make sure that your weekend is not the same weekend that you have your… Read More
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The Complex or High Asset Divorce

One of the most challenging aspects for a couple going through a divorce is deciding how to divide property.  This is particularly true for spouses with sizable assets, such as a family-owned or closely-held business, a vacation home, investment pro… Read More
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Mundahl Law's Top 10 Things To Not Do During a Divorce

1. Use Online Profiles Inappropriately  Put a profile on match.com; badmouth your future ex on Twitter; or put photos from your drunken Saturday night brawl on Facebook.  If you put it on the internet, it will stay there.  Your ex will find it. Yo… Read More
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Defining Cooperative Law

Family law attorneys have named a process that many of us already utilize.  It differs from collaborative law in several ways. I thought many of you would be interested in learning more about the process.  The following is from the Cooperative Law… Read More
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Same-Sex Marriage in Minnesota

On 14 May 2013, Governor Mark Dayton signed into law a bill, which legally recognizes the marriage of two individuals of the same sex.  Several years earlier, similar bills were introduced to congress, but gained little support.  The current law, w… Read More
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Dividing Debt in a Divorce

One of the most difficult issues for a couple to address during a divorce surrounds the question of how to divide what they own.  Even more challenging can be the task of dividing what they owe.  Dividing debt in divorce has become an increasingly… Read More
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Kids & Taxes: It’s not as easy as Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe

One of the thorniest issues in a divorce or custody and parenting time matter is who gets to claim the kids on their income tax returns.  It should not be done by going eeny, meeny, miny, moe.  Understanding the ins and outs of the federal and stat… Read More
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Minimizing Impact of Divorce on a Small Business

Divorce can be a challenging period of transition in the life of any individual.  People are surrounded by emotion and anxiety as legal and financial matters are sorted out.  It can take time for the couple to adapt to a new phase in their lives. … Read More
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Successful Divorce Mediation

I think that most people have heard horror stories about divorce.  One spouse may try to take everything from the other, they won’t sign the papers, or they are fighting over the rights to custody as if their children are objects to be won.  What… Read More
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Children's Bill of Rights

Children’s Bill of Rights We the children of the divorcing parents, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings… Read More
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