Parenting Exchange | The Decree says that the exchange will happen at 6:00, you arrive at the location, 6:15 comes, then 6:30 and no word from your ex.  Kids are in the car crying, getting tired what do you do!? Finally, you get a call from him or her and they’re just too busy to take the kids this weekend, sorry, but you understand right? Well what do you do? What can you do? This happens all too frequently in Minnesota (and other states) and there is no great solution to this problem, but I’ve got a couple of tips for […]

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What is a parenting plan? Traditionally, in a Minnesota divorce involving a husband and wife who have children, the court would create an order setting out custody arrangements and visitation, or “parenting time.”  In Minnesota, however, you now have the option of having more say in the matter of how parenting will happen following your divorce.   A parenting plan is a formal custody arrangement that is created by you and your ex-spouse, not handed down to you by a judge.  Under Minnesota law, a parenting plan must be created in place of a court-issued custody order if both parents request the parenting […]

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