Minnesota Prenuptial Agreements

July 19th, 2017

When most people think about prenuptial agreements, they ultimately think about divorce. However, they are not just for divorce. If you are asked to sign a prenuptial agreement, you should because it is going to ultimately protect you. It doesn’t mean that you think your marriage will not work out. Here are some reasons that… Read more »

There are Sources of Support for Minnesota Couples Looking to Adopt

January 11th, 2017

Adoption can be an exciting and yet confusing process. There are many different types of adoption, including adopting a relative or a step-child, adopting through an agency, adopting a child you have been fostering, and international adoptions. Luckily, there are many sources of support for Minnesota couples looking to adopt. If you are considering adoption,… Read more »

Practical Advice for a Prenuptial Agreement in Minnesota

January 4th, 2017

Have you found the love of your life and plan to get married? Before you take one of the most important steps in your life you might want to investigate the benefits of having a professional prenuptial attorney write a prenuptial agreement perfect in the state of Minnesota A prenuptial agreement no longer has astigmatism of greed… Read more »

Giving spousal support

December 26th, 2016

Divorce is a difficult topic to discuss, and when money is at hand, the difficulty increases. Here at Beckman Steen and Lungstrom, P.A. law firm, located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, we fight for fair spousal support that both parties can agree on and follow through with. However, deciding on how much money one spouse pays the other is… Read more »

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December 22nd, 2016

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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 »