How Do I Divide A 401k During My Divorce?  (Hint: it’s a QDRO!)

QDRO is short for a Qualified Domestic Relations Order. This is an order that allows you transfer either portions or a whole retirement account between you and your spouse without […]

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Attorney Client Confidentiality And Your Divorce Lawyer

Recently, I was at a dinner party and I was asked about how a fairly high profile divorce (where I represent the wife) was going. I responded with a basic […]

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What’s a guardian ad litem and what do they have to do with child custody?

If you are involved in a Minnesota custody dispute, your lawyer or a judge might have brought up the topic of a guardian ad litem with you. A guardian ad […]

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How To Get Divorced In 7 Days

Updated: 5-31-2017 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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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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The Minnesota No-Fault Divorce Law, Fair or Not, It’s What We Got.

He Said, She Said—But Does It Matter? No Fault Divorce in Minnesota | As much as you might be itching to get into court and explain, in the harshest detail, […]

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Divorce And Your Credit Score

  Divorce and Credit | If you have to go through a divorce in Minnesota often the last thing you are thinking about is your credit score, however even during […]

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Minnesota Divorce And The Business Owner

Small Business and Minnesota Divorce | With the increase of divorce in Minnesota, divorce lawyers have to become versed in business entities and law.  The days of the general legal […]

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4 Reasons To Stay Calm During Your Divorce.

I think one of the hardest things a client has to do during a divorce is stay calm.  Emotions are often very high during a divorce.  Your case may have […]

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How To Succeed At Divorce Mediation!

Many folks think that all divorces must end in a trial, aka Kramer vs. Kramer.  They don’t.  The reality is that well over 99% of cases end without any trial, […]

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