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How to Decide Pet Custody During a Divorce

December 21st, 2016

Emotions run high during divorce proceedings. When you married, you hoped it would be forever. Now that you’ve decided to part ways, you are also choosing to part out your home and belongings. While they aren’t a possession to you, your beloved pet is one of the things you must consider. Choosing who gets Fido… Read more »

A Minnesota Divorce Attorney Explains Property Division

December 13th, 2016

When it comes to divorce in Minnesota, property is divided into real property and personal property. Real property is real estate and land.  Personal property is everything else, including bank accounts, jewelry, investments and so forth. Property is further divided into marital property and non-marital property. Under Minnesota law, any property that either spouse owned before… Read more »

Getting the Best Divorce Lawyer in Minneapolis

December 7th, 2016

When faced with marriage dissolution, people often make quick and irrational decisions. However, when choosing a divorce lawyer, you should give the choice serious thought. Even a divorce that initially seems like it will be smooth can become complicated quickly. Therefore, when you choose your divorce lawyer, you should look for the best divorce lawyer. That begs… Read more »

Minnesota Mom Suing Transgender Daughter – She’s Emancipated, Right?

November 30th, 2016

By now, many of you have heard the case of the Minnesota mother, Anmarie Calgaro, who is suing her transgender daughter as well as St. Louis County, the child’s school district and a couple of healthcare providers. At the center of the dispute is the mother’s claim that the child underwent gender reassignment treatment and therapy… Read more »

Five Tips to Consider Through a Gay Divorce For Ease & Less Stress

November 22nd, 2016

A commitment between two people through marriage, whether straight or gay, carries with it a promise and pledge to love and support one another.  For whatever reason, couples drift apart, and the bond deteriorates.  Divorce is often the only recourse to move on in life. Gay marriage may seem harder to terminate since it was… Read more »

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Minnesota Family Law Attorney

November 16th, 2016

Getting a divorce may feel like an overwhelming process, as if you’re drowning in a sudden wave of decisions. You might not know where to start, especially when you are also trying to take care of yourself emotionally. Keep in mind that you don’t have to take care of it alone and your attorney will… Read more »

Divorce in Minnesota: How Long Does It Take?

November 8th, 2016

Minnesota has a divorce rate of 9.7%, a figure that is at the lower end of the spectrum comparing multiple states. Though this may seem like a simple case, something that can be resolved in less than a year, it is not common to have divorce proceedings resolve before at least 6 weeks have transpired… Read more »

November 1st, 2016

If you are going through a divorce, this can be a stressful time. If your divorce might be a contentious one that leads to court hearing, there are few things that you should keep in mind that can help bolster your case. Here are three mistakes you should try your best to avoid in court… Read more »

Getting Child Visitation Started Out on the Right Foot

October 25th, 2016

If you are going through a divorce, you probably just want to get the entire process over with and move on with your life. The thing is, if you have kids, it is important to take the time upfront to get custody and visitation details laid out correctly with your divorce attorney. Here are three… Read more »

Contempt Motions: What They Are, and How They Work

October 18th, 2016

Anyone who is going through a divorce wants the process to run smoothly so as to minimize any further emotional stress. Unfortunately, not every divorce case is like this, and even worse, sometimes the ex-spouse creates extreme obstacles. It can even come to a point where a contempt motion is necessary. What is a Contempt Motion?… Read more »