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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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What to Do When You Find Out Your Girlfriend's Pregnant

Can a man make a woman a mother without her making him a father? Yes, and this isn’t a trick question. In Minnesota, an unmarried man who gets h… Read More
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Parenting Time and Your Teen's Developmental Needs

Parents of young children may feel bad about divorcing, fearing that being split between two homes would be too hard for their little ones, who may no… Read More
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Is Your Parenting Schedule Hurting Your Child's Social Development?

It’s been said that parenting is the experience of having your heart walk around outside of your body. Our children are as dear and essential to… Read More
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Learning to Trust: Parent…

Learning to Trust: Parenting Time and Very Young Children

It’s completely natural for you, as a parent, to want to spend as much time with your baby as possible. And, of course, your baby needs to devel… Read More
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“Children Are Not Backp…

“Children Are Not Backpacks:” Whose Needs Does Your Parenting Schedule Serve?

When parents can no longer live together, one of the first orders of business is to figure out how each of them will spend time with their children. T… Read More
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Cooperating in Co-Parenti…

Cooperating in Co-Parenting: How it Affects Custody

One of the “best interests” factors that Minnesota courts consider in custody disputes is “the willingness and ability of parents to cooperate i… Read More
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Keeping Your Child Connec…

Keeping Your Child Connected to Their Other Parent

You probably had excellent reasons for ending your marriage or your relationship with your child’s other parent. Those reasons may have included… Read More
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Parenting Time with Both…

Parenting Time with Both Parents: How it Matters

How important is it for your children to spend time with you? If you’re like most parents, you’d say it’s very important. When you s… Read More
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“I Should Have Known Be…

“I Should Have Known Better:” First-Person Divorce Stories

We at Mundahl Law regularly blog about family law issues, but from time to time, we’ll be sharing this space with clients and others who have ex… Read More
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Maintaining Your Child's…

Maintaining Your Child's Important Relationships

“It’s not just about you!” How many times have you heard someone say that? Ordinarily, it’s meant to snap people out of a self-centere… Read More
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How Major Life Changes Af…

How Major Life Changes Affect Your Child, and Your Custody

Studies have shown that when undergoing life changes, the more control people have over a transition, the more successfully they navigate it. Divorce,… Read More
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Physical, Mental, and Che…

Physical, Mental, and Chemical Health: How They Affect Your Minnesota Custody Case

In this latest installment of our series of blog posts on Minnesota child custody law, we’ll focus on parents’ health issues, and the impa… Read More
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Caretaking and Custody: W…

Caretaking and Custody: What Has Changed in Minnesota

Not all that long ago, two assumptions were prevalent in family law: one parent, almost always the mother, was the “primary caretaker” of the chil… Read More
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