Question: Do Mother’s Always Win Custody Of The Kids?

YouTube In the state of Minnesota, there is no presumption that mothers or fathers receive any special rights as far as custody of the children goes. However, the law does […]

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Can I Lock My Spouse Out Of The House?

Question: Can I lock my spouse out of the house? Can you lock your spouse out of the house?  If you purchased the property together the simple answer is no.  […]

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Time For A Change: How To Move When You Have Custody

Introduction How did moving become so complicated the older we got?  In our early 20s we moved by packing up a few bags and shoving any straggler items into the […]

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So We’re Getting A Divorce: What Happens Now?

So We’re Getting a Divorce: What Happens Now? Part One Let’s start with the basics here; first, getting a divorce in Minnesota is technically called a “Dissolution of Marriage”, or […]

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What Does A Divorce Lawyer Do For You?

What does a Divorce lawyer really do for you? I had an interesting conversation a few weeks ago with a good friend  who didn’t understand why people need divorce lawyers, […]

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Child Support & Minnesota Business Owners

Child Support for Minnesota Business Owners Child support and corporate/business income are not likely to be high on anyone’s list of their favorite things to think about.  When you combine […]

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New vs. Old Divorce Lawyers

Does The Age Of My Divorce Lawyer Matter? So, you ‘re calling around trying to find the right divorce lawyer. Do you go with the brand new lawyer who is […]

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Government Pension And Divorce

Parting Before Death or Taxes: Dividing Government Retirement Benefits in a Minnesota Divorce Pension and Divorce | When people think of dividing up property in a divorce, it’s usually bank […]

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Can Grandparents Get Custody?

Grandparent Rights In Minnesota One of my most popular topics is grandparent visitation (which can be read here).  Let me start by saying the quick answer to that question is: […]

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Is Facebook Causing Divorces?

Facebook and Divorce In addition to its effect on many other parts of our daily lives, Facebook now appears to be taking over even our divorces.  Over 30 percent of […]

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Holiday Custody Battles

Keeping the Peace: Holiday Custody Battle | A child custody proceeding can be a lengthy affair even when the parties involved are relatively amicable towards each other.  When they’re not […]

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Same-Sex Marriage Support Gets a Hat Trick: Laws found unconstitutional in Ohio, Utah, and New Mexico

Same-Sex Marriage Support Gets a Hat Trick: Laws found unconstitutional in Ohio, Utah, and New Mexico Same-Sex Marriage | It was a good week in the courts for supporters of […]

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Getting Married In Jail?

It’s your right to get married…even if you’re in jail Married in Jail | This could also be called Five Brides Go To Court.  No, it’s not a budget summer […]

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When Do I Start The Divorce?

When Do I Call A Divorce Lawyer? This is always a tough question to answer because, believe it or not, I’m not happy when people get divorced! Yes, I know […]

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Death Of A Legend: The Kirby Puckett Divorce.

A Look Back at Minnesota Twin Kirby Puckett’s Divorce It was 10 years ago this past month or so, that Minnesota Twins Fans woke up and learned that their favorite […]

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