How to get a judge to dislike you in court.

5 Ways to Make a Judge Dislike You

October 17th, 2013
The courtroom can be an intimidating place for anyone unfamiliar with its formalities. It is far more intimidating to sit in the courtroom than any actor can portray on a television show or in a movie. While a party does not have to always agree with… Read More
A couple talking about their modify child custody situation.

How Can I Modify Child Custody?

October 17th, 2013
A child custody order will invariably affect the wellbeing of your children and influence the dynamics of your family life. We often hear from concerned parents whether it be a mother anxious about her ex-husband’s drinking problem or drug abuse, o… Read More
The process of choosing a divorce attorney.

How to Select a Divorce Attorney

October 10th, 2013
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
Prenuptial agreement signing.

Do You Need a Prenuptial Agreement?

September 16th, 2013
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 sam… Read More
A married couple committing child maltreatment.

What is Child Maltreatment?

August 28th, 2013
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 Clinic… Read More
The wife trying to deal with divorce stress.

Top 10 Ways For a Wife to Deal With Divorce Stress

August 26th, 2013
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 is not you… Read More
A couple not seeking bad legal advice.

Don't Listen...

August 19th, 2013
“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 no do… Read More
The husband dealing with divorce stress.

Top 10 Ways For a Husband to Deal With Divorce Stress

August 9th, 2013
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 child… Read More
A concept image of high asset divorce.

The Complex or High Asset Divorce

August 5th, 2013
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 prope… Read More
Therapist going over what not to do during divorce.

Mundahl Law's Top 10 Things To Not Do During a Divorce

July 17th, 2013
1. Use Online Profiles Inappropriately Put a profile on; 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. Your ex… Read More
Lawyers executing cooperative law.

Defining Cooperative Law

June 24th, 2013
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 Proc… Read More
the wedding for a same sex couple.

Same-Sex Marriage in Minnesota

June 3rd, 2013
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, which… Read More
Dividing debt in a divorce with an unhappy couple.

Dividing Debt in a Divorce

April 2nd, 2013
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 comm… Read More
Woman looking over tax credits with her child.

Kids & Taxes: It’s not as easy as Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe

March 12th, 2013
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 state ta… Read More
The signing of a divorce between small business owners.

Minimizing Impact of Divorce on a Small Business

February 5th, 2013
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. It sh… Read More