MN Best Interest Factor (#3 Child’s Primary Caretaker)

I’ve given some time in the past to what exactly are Minn. Stat 518.17 Best Interest factors and I’ve discussed the 13 different factors, but in order to avoid writing […]

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5 Things To Do When Meeting Your Divorce Lawyer For The First Time

So you’ve had enough! You’ve tried marital counseling, perhaps even a trial separation and you feel you have to make the call to a Minnesota Divorce Attorney.  What can you expect? What […]

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Appeals in Minnesota Divorce Cases

Sometimes the Judges get it wrong.  Perhaps it’s a mistake based on the law or they got confused on some complex factual issue, either way you do have some options […]

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Contempt of Court? Huh?

How you can be held in contempt of court in a Minnesota child support or other family law proceeding “Contempt of court” is one of those terms that is easy […]

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I was recently asked do I REALLY need a lawyer if I’m getting divorced? Well, the legal answer is no you are not legally required to have a divorce attorney […]

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Lowering Your Costs In A Minnesota Divorce

Saving Money During A Divorce! Cost of Divorce | Even though I make my living as a divorce lawyer I am big believer that your divorce shouldn’t cost any more […]

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Are Minnesota Courts Biased Against Fathers In Custody Decisions?

Are courts biased against fathers in custody decisions? Following a divorce in Minnesota, courts are required to make many decisions about who gets custody of the kids based on the best […]

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Becoming A Foster Parent In Minnesota

Foster Kids? Thinking of providing foster care for a child in Minnesota? There are many good reasons to become a foster parent, and just as many benefits to the child […]

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Parental Interference In Minnesota? Maybe.

Modifying a Minnesota custody order when a parent interferes with visitation rights Parent Interference | You went through the whole divorce process, fought out a long legal battle, and got […]

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Termination of Parental Rights.

When can your parental rights be terminated in Minnesota? Terminating Parental Rights | It’s definitely not a happy topic, but parents facing involuntary termination of their parental rights need to […]

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3rd Party Visitation When A Parent Dies (or no visitation for Aunts!)

Other family members and visitation with a child after a parent dies You might have read our previous post about grandparents’ visitation rights: Grandparent Rights  A quick recap:  Minnesota law recognizes […]

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How to Fight Your DUI

How to Fight Your DUI ( A little off topic) When a person is arrested for DUI, it is important to know what the prosecution can prove. A dui attorney is […]

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2 Year Waiting Period For A Divorce!?!?

You can count on some strange laws being proposed every election cycle and 2012 is no different.  A law has been proposed in the Minnesota Senate last week to 1) […]

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Changing Your Child’s Name

Changing Your Child’s Name In today’s world with marriage rates down, divorce rates up and many of the old customs gone it’s not uncommon to want to change the name […]

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8 Tips How To Testify During Your Trial

Trial, even a court trial, is unlike anything you have experienced before. You are on the spot, looked at all day, possibly for several days. The Judge will watch you, the […]

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