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What’s the Difference Between a Petition and a Stipulated Judgment and Decree?

In Minnesota, divorce is formally referred to as “dissolution of marriage,” and the terms are used interchangeably. There are documents required to start a Minnesota divorce and to conclude it, an… Read More
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What is a Motion for Temporary Relief?

Before you file for divorce, you are simply married; After your divorce is granted, you are simply divorced, and  your divorce decree becomes the “private law” of your divorce. In between, while… Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More
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What Happens When One Parent Moves Out of State?

When a couple breaks up or divorces, one or both partners may need to move on in a literal, as well as an emotional, sense. Sometimes that involves a move outside the state of Minnesota. Perhaps there… Read More
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Unmarried and Pregnant in Minnesota? Five Things You Need to Know

If you’re having a baby, but you’re not married to the baby’s father, you may have a lot of questions about your rights, the father’s rights, and some of the resources availabl… Read More
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Five Things to Know About Changing Your Name in Minnesota

Divorce involves many changes, both internal and external, and legal, emotional, financial, and social. For many people, primarily women (but a growing number of men) who changed their names when they… Read More
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Are Judges the Best Way to Find Justice in Your Divorce?

“I want my day in court!” We hear this over and over from clients, usually those who have been privately wronged and want to be publicly vindicated in a court of law, with a judge declarin… Read More
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Social Media and Orders for Protection

While social media can wrap its tendrils around several aspects of a family law case, one of the more serious impacts social media can have is in cases where an Order for Protection (OFP) is in plac… Read More
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The process of getting divorced has been difficult and challenging. I’m grateful I began this journey with Mundahl Law. [My attorney] has been a calm amidst the storm. [She] knows my case and personal situation and has represented me well thr…
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