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Is Divorce Mediation the Best Option?

If you are thinking about divorce, you may be anticipating a long, drawn-out court process, and possibly a trial. The good news is, that the vast majo… Read More
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How to Change Your Name in Minnesota

Your name is an essential part of your identity; some people might argue it is the most essential part. Because your name is so interwoven with who yo… Read More
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What is a Default Hearing in a Minnesota Divorce?

Sometimes, if you ignore a problem long enough, it will just go away. More often, ignoring a problem means it just becomes a bigger problem. With lega… Read More
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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… 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 “… 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 experi… 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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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 throug… 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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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 growin… 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 v… 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 case… Read More
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Divorce for Professionals: Tips for Busy Professionals Facing Divorce

Divorce is never easy. But if you’re a busy professional, such as a physician, dentist, certified professional accountant, or an attorney, divor… Read More
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Limited Scope Representation: What is It, and Will It Work for You?

Over the past few years, a new trend in the legal profession has started to emerge: limited scope representation. Also known as “unbundling”, limi… Read More
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