How To Get Divorced In 7 Days

Updated: 1-08-2020 Is that possible? Can you really get divorced in 7 days in Minnesota? Well, the answer is…sort of. Let me explain a little, in Minnesota, we often call […]

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How To Overcome Addiction Issues In A Minnesota Divorce:

Wow, pretty dour topic.  As you, my dear readers, probably know this is a bit more intense than my normal headlines.  But, I wanted to discuss a common misconception that […]

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7 Things To Do BEFORE You File For Divorce In Minnesota (being proactive!)

Are you contemplating if you should file for divorce? I’m sorry to hear that, but if you do decide to get a divorce here are 7 tips that should help […]

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Minnesota Child Support Order Enforcement

Minnesota Child Support Enforcement | Having a court order for your former partner to pay child support is one thing.  Actually receiving that money from them can be a bit […]

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Common Law Marriage? Not In Minnesota.

About once a month, a person calls me and starts asking about their rights regarding their common law marriage in Minnesota. I then spend about the next 10 minutes explain […]

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Who Keeps The Engagement Ring?

As we know, the Kardashian-Humphries wedding did not end in a fairy tale, but what happened to the ring? Who gets it? First of all, what would have happened to […]

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Secret To Winning Minnesota Family Law Cases

Minnesota Court – Family Law Cases | Pssst, wanna know the secret to winning in a family law case? Ready? Here it is, let the other side think they won… […]

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A common question asked is, “Why won’t the judge do anything when the other side doesn’t follow the order?”  Well, the sad truth is that while an order in Minnesota […]

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Prenups, Minnesota Style

Prenups, antenups, postnups oh my! Minnesota Prenup | With the end of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries’ marriage coming just 72 days after they were married, it’s unlikely that Kris […]

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Stepparent Adoption In Minnesota

Stepparent Adoptions Ready to make your spouse’s child officially your child too? Stepparent adoptions in Minnesota are specifically provided for under the state’s adoption rules. This makes stepparent adoption fairly […]

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Grandparent Visitation Rights In Minnesota

Your kids are grown, married, and have moved away, and now they’re having children of their own.  It should be time to enjoy having the house to yourself and visiting […]

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Costs Involved in Minnesota Child Custody Litigation

Costs Involved in Minnesota Child Custody Litigation Nobody wants to have to draw up a budget plan for their effort to get custody of their child.  In fact, nobody wants […]

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Expungment of Criminal Records In Minnesota (a little off our normal topic)

Everyone makes mistakes.  Some of those mistakes are more serious than others.  And some of those mistakes may even result in criminal convictions.  But once you’ve moved past the mistakes, […]

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Does Child Support Mean Paying For Extracurricular Activities?

This is always a difficult question to answer, because most people have two very different beliefs regarding the sufficiency of child support. The first view, usually had by the obligor […]

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Are Mothers Favored In Divorce Court In Minnesota?

It’s a common misconception that In Minnesota Divorce Courts a woman has a big advantage over a man. After doing family law for over 16 years in Minnesota and going […]

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