5 Situations Where Legal Separation is Better Than a Divorce

February 27th, 2019

Sometimes, two people who get married need to separate their lives and finances after living as a united couple for years. In fact, it’s not that uncommon at all, given that nearly half of all US marriages end in divorce. But what about those situations where divorce is impossible, inadvisable, or even unwanted? Not every… Read more »

Are You Ready to Date After Your Divorce?

February 25th, 2019

Divorce is hard and can be devastating. Your life may be changing and may never be the same, but that does not mean that your new life won’t be rewarding and fulfilling. You may end up having to move out of your home into a house that may take time to turn into a home…. Read more »

The Difference Between Legal Custody, Physical Custody, and Parenting Time

February 22nd, 2019

Despite the fact that millions of families deal with child custody and parenting issues every year, there is no simple child custody arrangement. Even in situations where the parents have separated amicably and completely agree on who the children should live with and how parenting time should work, there is still the matter of legal… Read more »

Reasons You Need a Divorce Attorney

February 20th, 2019

Many people believe that they can save a lot of money by getting divorced without an attorney. Some even think that, because their divorce is mutual, they don’t need to waste their time and money on hiring an attorney to represent them. However, that is far from the truth. The truth is that not many… Read more »

When Your Child Doesn’t Want to Spend Time with The Other Parent

February 18th, 2019

Getting divorced is hard enough. Helping your children go through can seem even worse. Though you may do everything that you can, there are going to be times when your children seem to choose one parent over the other and may decide that they don’t want to spend time with their other parent. However, it… Read more »

Learning To Communicate when Co-Parenting

February 6th, 2019

Communicating with an ex is never easy. Add in trying to co-parent with someone after your divorce and it gets even worse. However, it is important that you learn to communicate with your ex (at least when it comes to the children). Your children need both of you in their lives and you should do… Read more »

Avoiding Conflict During Divorce with Mediation Part I

December 20th, 2018

Divorce is never easy. It is usually full of many emotions, sometimes coming one right after another. You may have days where you hate your ex-spouse and days where you can’t believe that he or she is no longer in your life. As you start to go through the divorce process and divide up your… Read more »

Tips to Make Mediation Work During Your Divorce

December 20th, 2018

Divorce Mediation Lawyer Minnesota When most people think about divorce, they think of long battles in court to divvy up their assets and figure out who gets the children. However, that isn’t always the best answer. Mediation can be a great way to get divorced without all of the drama, as long as both sides… Read more »

Splitting Your Children’s Possessions in a Divorce – Part 1 of 2

December 20th, 2018

Minnetonka Family Law Attorneys When two people go through a divorce, splitting assets is often the single most difficult sequence of decisions. Even for divorcing couples who can come to agreements on deeply personal issues of separation still struggle to split their shared physical assets. Who gets the car, whether the house needs to be… Read more »

Splitting Your Children’s Possessions in a Divorce – Part 2 of 2

December 20th, 2018

[Continued from Part 1] However, this doesn’t rule out the possibility of splitting the child’s items with their permission and encouragement. If the non-primary parent settles in a new home with a room for the child(ren), it is perfectly acceptable to talk about moving the child’s oldĀ dresser, toybox, orĀ other personal items into the new room… Read more »