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Divorce Issues for Transgender People

Anyone who has ever been divorced can tell you that even the most straightforward divorce is not easy for the people going through it. Every marriage,… Read More
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LGBTQ Clients and Divorce: What Lawyers Should Know

LGBTQ clients are just like any other clients who walk into a divorce attorney’s office—and LGBTQ clients may also have very different experiences… 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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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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LGBT Adoption in Minnesota

Despite the tremendous progress the LGBT movement has made in the last few decades, substantial misconceptions still remain regarding the rights of LG… Read More
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Same-Sex Marriage in Minnesota

On 14 May 2013, Governor Mark Dayton signed into law a bill, which legally recognizes the marriage of two individuals of the same sex.  Several years… Read More
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