Remember Update Your Will When Your Life Changes

November 8th, 2018

Minnesota Family Law Lawyers & Attorneys Writing your will is generally considered a morbid endeavor, but an important one for any adult who has begun to accumulate any personal wealth. Even owning a car or building a reasonably sized savings account can make it important to have at least a basic will in place. This… Read more »

Tips to Find the Right Twin Cities Divorce Attorney

August 20th, 2018

Divorce can be a difficult time. You are looking at a time where you are going to have to make a lot of changes to your life. Your living situation and finances are all going to change. When you have children, it gets even harder. To ensure that your divorce has the best outcome, it… Read more »

Staying Calm Under Pressure – Five Strategies for Family Court

June 4th, 2018

If you are headed to family court either for a custody or child support case, emotions can run high for both parties involved. One of the best strategies you might have is to keep cool in court and not come off as overly emotional or irate. Being calm and respectful in court and in front… Read more »

Child Custody And Parenting Time: 4 Tips For Effective Co-Parenting

June 4th, 2018

Sometimes, while it can be painful to admit, you and your spouse simply cannot remain in a relationship. This is complicated enough when it’s just the two of you trying to untangle your lives, but when you have kids together it presents a whole new set of complications. Children are flexible, and they can adapt… Read more »

Weekend Visitation: How to Cope with Sending Your Kids Away to Your Ex

June 4th, 2018

After a divorce, dealing with the ins and outs of reasonable child custody¬† and parenting time is a challenge for any family. The parents have to coordinate and communicate, the children have to adjust to new homes and schedules, and there are always a few awkward moments. In all this, if the children¬†can maintain loving… Read more »

Minneapolis Spousal Support Lawyer Offers Post-Divorce Money Tips

June 4th, 2018

Fighting over money is one of the top reasons cited for divorce. So it makes sense that fighting for spousal support would cause consternation when dealing with an already emotionally-charged issue of divorce. If you are ready to file for divorce, consider how to manage financially during the separation as well as after the finalized… Read more »

15 Divorce Tips from the Experts

April 29th, 2018

Divorce is not an easy choice. You have dedicated time and effort into building and maintaining your family, only to see it result in a divorce decree. There is a lot to consider during this hectic, stressful time of your life, but Beckman Steen & Lungstrom, P.A. is here to guide you through this difficult… Read more »

Common Myths of a Mediated Divorce

April 19th, 2018

A mediated divorce isn’t about settling for less. In fact, the payoff for many couples is greater peace of mind and security for themselves and any children in the mix. Divorce mediation is a prudent, mature way to handle an emotional, significant relationship that is also a business and financial matter in the eyes of… Read more »

What Sort of Decisions Does a Judge Make in a Divorce?

April 12th, 2018

When you start the divorce process, much of what happens is for you to decide. However, no matter what decisions you work out, it is up to a judge to approve them. In most cases, if the decisions are made in the best interest of both parties, it makes it easy for the judge to… Read more »