How to File for Divorce in Minnesota

The First Step in the Process The decision to get a divorce can be a weighty one, and yet there is so much to know about the process even as you are just beginning. If you’re considering filing for divorce in Minnesota, you’ll want to be aware of the first step in the process and […]

Is Divorce For Me?

Thinking Carefully Before Making a Decision Deciding whether or not to continue a marriage is not one that someone should make lightly. Careful thought must be given to ensure that you are making the right decision for yourself. Keep in mind that only you can decide if divorce is the right move for you; there […]

Debunking Common Misconceptions About Divorce

Revealing the Truth Behind Common Myths Not every marriage is meant to last forever. Divorce is an option for couples who no longer wish to remain together, but many people are still uncertain about beginning the process. Part of that fear stems from believing several misconceptions about how it works. Here are several facets of […]

How Dating During Divorce Could Impact Your Case

Wait Until the Divorce Decree is Signed Dating might sound like a great idea when you are getting divorced. You may feel emotionally ready to try putting yourself out there again. However, beginning a new relationship while you are still in the process of getting a divorce is not a wise idea. Read on to […]

Preparing Your Finances For Divorce

Getting Your Financial Affairs Together Divorce can impact almost every area of your life both throughout the process and when all is said and done. Your finances may be the area that receives the most change when the divorce is finalized. Rather than be caught off guard, consider following these tips to prepare your finances […]

What Should I Include in My Estate Plan?

The Necessities of a Complete Estate Plan Getting your estate plan together can be one of the wisest decisions you make for the sake of your family. Ensuring your wishes are carried out and making sure that your family and assets are protected in the event of your passing can give everyone involved great peace […]

Updating Your Estate Plan in the New Year

Beginning the Year Off Right The new year is just around the corner, and while many people are planning their resolutions to keep throughout the upcoming year, some are making a different type of plan: updates to their estate plan. The last year may have had many changes come about in your life, so it’s […]

The Differences Between Wills and Trusts

Knowing Before You Plan As you work to plan your estate, you may be confronted with an important decision: should you include a will or a trust? Which is better for you? When planning your estate, it’s important to understand the differences between these two important documents and the benefits each one offers in order […]

Common Mistakes to Avoid in a Divorce

Taking Action to Avoid Disaster Tension can run high in any divorce, and because of this fact, it’s very easy for people to act in ways that might jeopardize their final settlement agreement. Unfortunately, many people have engaged in behaviors that seem harmless at the time yet cause considerable harm later on; worse yet, these […]

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Plan Your Estate

Take Care of Business Sooner Life is filled with uncertainty; you never know what is going to happen tomorrow. Because of this, having your affairs in order sooner is the best way to protect your assets and your family’s future. Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t wait to have an estate plan in place. […]