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Contempt of Court in Family Law
February 9th, 2022
We’ve all seen dramatic moments in movies or television shows in which a judge thunders, “You’re in contempt!” followed by a participant in a… Read MoreRead More
Is Divorce Mediation the Best Option?
July 21st, 2020
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 MoreRead More
How to Change Your Name in Minnesota
July 2nd, 2020
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 MoreRead More
What is a Default Hearing in a Minnesota Divorce?
June 27th, 2019
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 MoreRead More
What's the Difference Between a Petition and a Stipulated Judgment and Decree?
June 6th, 2019
In Minnesota, divorce is formally referred to as “dissolution of marriage,” and the terms are used interchangeably. There are documents required… Read MoreRead More
What is a Motion for Temporary Relief?
December 20th, 2018
Before you file for divorce, you are simply married; After your divorce is granted, you are simply divorced, and your divorce decree becomes the “pr… Read MoreRead More
Beyond Litigation: Know Your Divorce Options
August 21st, 2018
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 MoreRead More
How to Use Parenting Consultants in Your Divorce
May 21st, 2018
Raising children with another person is a challenge even when you are married. When you are divorcing, with separate households, different parenting s… Read MoreRead More
How Does Stepparent Adoption Work in Minnesota?
April 20th, 2018
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 MoreRead More
What Happens When One Parent Moves Out of State?
March 20th, 2018
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 MoreRead More
Unmarried and Pregnant in Minnesota? Five Things You Need to Know
December 20th, 2017
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 MoreRead More
Five Things to Know About Changing Your Name in Minnesota
November 20th, 2017
Divorce involves many changes, both internal and external, and legal, emotional, financial, and social. For many people, primarily women (but a growin… Read MoreRead More
Are Judges the Best Way to Find Justice in Your Divorce?
September 20th, 2017
“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 MoreRead More
Social Media and Orders for Protection
August 14th, 2017
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 MoreRead More
Divorce for Professionals: Tips for Busy Professionals Facing Divorce
April 20th, 2017
Divorce is never easy. But if you’re a busy professional, such as a physician, dentist, certified professional accountant, or an attorney, divor… Read MoreRead More