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Family Law

Our attorneys have extensive experience in Family Law matters and will bring those skills to help clients with family law issues, including divorce/dissolutions, child custody/support, spousal maintenance, ante-nuptial/post-nuptial agreements, asset distribution, etc.

  • Divorce. We realize that this is not easy—but we will be here with you from start to finish. Our goal is to obtain the best result possible while being considerate of your time and finances.

  • Spousal support. Most divorcing couples would like to maintain the standard of living they had during the marriage. Whether you are paying or receiving alimony or support, we will advocate for your best interest.

  • Property division. We take the time and hire the best experts to value your marital property. Knowing which property is and is not part of the marital estate is crucial before making any decisions about dividing up assets.

  • Child custody. Custody is one of the most hotly contested issues when parents divorce. It where the children will live, who makes medical decisions and where they attend school. is possible for both parents to have an equal say in almost every child-rearing issue like

  • Child support. Divorcing parents and unmarried couples with children should try to The statutes set guidelines based on income and other factors. consider what is best for their children, despite the differences they have with each other.

  • Orders of protection. In situations where a spouse or child lives in fear of domestic violence, an order of protection can help protect him or her.

  • Post-decree modifications. Many divorce decrees need to be changed at some point in change—they need to attend college or aamp or may develop an illness requiring a change in the amount of support paid. the future. People's needs change and their income goes up or down. Children's needs

  • Paternity. Paternity issues generally come up when an unwed father wishes to establish Simply putting the father's name on the child's birth certificate does not legally establish parental rights or obligations. the paternity of his child or a mother wishes to establish paternity to obtain child support.

  • Prenuptial agreements. Increasing in popularity and use, a prenuptial agreement can help protect you if your marriage ends in divorce. It is best to have an attorney draft and review any agreement you make to ensure that it is enforceable under Minnesota law.

  • Mediation. In family law cases, mediating your disputes with your spouse has many benefits. It is a much less expensive way to come to an agreement than going to court or trial. It is faster and less stressful on the parents and children.

  • Child Protection. Allegations of child abuse and neglect can be devastating for the individual accused and his or her family.

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