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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 »

Three Reasons To Hire A Divorce Attorney When You Have Children

October 11th, 2016

Divorce hurts everyone, especially when there are children involved. Many people simply want their divorce to be over and will do whatever they can just to be able to walk away. However, when children are involved, the process becomes even more complicated. Many people try not to hire a divorce attorney, though you really need… Read more »

Budgeting Do’s and Don’ts for Newly Separated Individuals

October 5th, 2016

For many newly separated individuals, learning to develop a budget on a single income is one of the biggest challenges of moving forward with a new life. Your standard of living may need to decrease in order to meet your new financial position. In some cases, you may need to make significant changes to your… Read more »

Three Reasons To Hire A Minnesota Divorce Attorney

September 28th, 2016

Many people just want their divorce to be over. They will try to get through the paperwork as quickly as possible so that they can start to heal and move on. Many people just try to walk away, even giving up everything that they have worked so hard for during their marriage. Many don’t even… Read more »

What to Do When Your Ex is Drunk at a Minnesota Custody Exchange

September 20th, 2016

Meeting your ex for a custody exchange can be a highly stressful situation, especially if you and your ex have been in conflict. You may be held in contempt of court if you refuse to allow your children’s other parent to take them for a scheduled visitation. However, the situation changes if your ex is… Read more »

Not All Prenuptial Agreements are Valid

June 13th, 2016

Prenuptial agreements, or “antenuptial agreements,” are legal in Minnesota, but to be enforceable they must meet certain standards. Each party must have entered into the agreement freely and with a proper understanding of it. Minnesota statute 519.11 states: A man and woman of legal age may enter into an antenuptial contract or settlement prior to… Read more »

Vitally Important that You Check Your Password and Touch ID If You’re Divorcing

June 8th, 2016

How secure is your personal smartphone, computer or other electronic devices? Do you have any information on them – such things as text, contacts, personal e-mails, financial information, social media and web browsing history – that you would be comfortable sharing with your spouse as your marriage winds down? Unless you’re Amish, an anti-technology Luddite,… Read more »

The Importance of Consulting Attorneys in Mediation For Asset Protection

May 29th, 2016

There is quite a bit of truth to the saying “It’s cheaper to get married than it is to get divorced.”  The costs associated with divorce send many couples to mediation to help them negotiate the end of their marriage presumably at less cost than a litigated divorce. Mediation is an excellent alternative for couples… Read more »