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Advantages of Using Our Family Wizard for Co-Parenting Communication

The key to successful co-parenting after a divorce or breakup  is effective communication. Unfortunately, miscommunication is all too easy, and a fai… Read More
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Why Unmarried Parents in Minnesota Need an Agreement

“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This quote was probably coined for the business world, but it applies in a lot of other settings, too—i… Read More
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COVID-19 and Minnesota Pa…

COVID-19 and Minnesota Parenting Time: What’s Changed?

In the course of a few months, it seems like the world has turned upside down due to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe. The most mundane of… Read More
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Changing Your Child’s S…

Changing Your Child’s School When You Have Joint Custody

As a parent, you’re used to making decisions for your child, both large and small. When you divorce or separate from your child’s other parent, th… Read More
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How Single Dads Can Get M…

How Single Dads Can Get More Time With Their Kids (and Make the Most of It)

As a single father, whether you are divorced or were never married to your child’s mother, you might sometimes feel like you are on the outside look… Read More
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Five Divorce Survival Tips for Dads

Divorce ends a marriage, but it shouldn’t end a relationship between a parent and children. For too many fathers, unfortunately, divorce causes the… Read More
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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 mug… Read More
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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… 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 s… 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… 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&… Read More
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Can Your Parenting Plan Be Too Detailed?

There’s no doubt that a lack of detail in custody agreements and parenting plans can send parents back to court seeking clarification. To avoid… Read More
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How Can a Grandparent or Third Party Adopt a Child?

Children need love, guidance, care, and protection. Usually parents provide that care, often with the support of other adults in the child’s lif… Read More
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Homophobic Parent: The relevance in the determination and modification of child custody.

Despite the significant progress of the LGBTQ movement over the last several decades homophobia is alive and well in America. I was recently listening… Read More
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How a Parent's Sexuality Affects Child Custody in Minnesota

In 1993, the Minnesota Human Rights Act was enacted, prohibiting certain forms of discrimination due to specific characteristics including sexual orie… Read More
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