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Divorce Lawyers in Duluth, MN

Team-Centric & Empathetic Duluth Family Law Attorneys

At Johnson/Turner Legal, we believe that family law firms can—and should—do a better job of serving their clients.

Engaging in a family law dispute such as a divorce or child custody case can be incredibly stressful. The last thing you need to worry about is whether your lawyer is being honest with you. We created Johnson/Turner Legal so Minnesotans could turn to a Duluth family law firm that prioritizes them instead of their money.

Our divorce attorneys in Duluth, MN use flat-fee pricing, so you know up-front how much our services cost. Our team-based structure helps us ensure that we develop the perfect case strategy for your unique needs by assigning an experienced lawyer, two paralegals, a Client Engagement Specialist, and a Life Coach to your case.

If you aren’t sure you are ready, take our divorce assessment now or call our Duluth family lawyer

Our Duluth divorce lawyers help Minnesotans navigate the following kinds of family law disputes:

  • Divorce – We know just how stressful navigating a divorce can be. We’re here to support you and help you pursue an optimal outcome in your divorce case.
  • Mediation – Mediation can enable you to expend less time, money, and stress on resolving your divorce. We’ll advocate for you during your mediation, helping you defend your rights and negotiate effectively with your spouse.
  • Child custody and Child Support – As a parent, engaging in a child custody or support case can be nerve-wracking. Our lawyer will shoulder the legal burden of your case, so you can focus on maintaining a positive relationship with your family. Meanwhile, you can count on our Life Coach to help you deal with the psychological ramifications of your case.
  • Property Division – The outcome of your property division case could impact your financial stability for years or even decades after you resolve your divorce. Our team is here to help you protect the assets that matter most and strive for an equitable outcome in your property division case.
  • Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) – In many divorces, alimony plays a central role. Whether you’re a payor or recipient, we’re here to help you find the best path forward in your case.
  • Adoption– When you want to welcome a new family member, we’re here to help.
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship – If you find yourself involved in a guardianship or conservatorship case, figuring out where to go next may be difficult. We’ll work with you to understand your obligations as a prospective guardian or conservator and help you move forward with your case.
  • Relocation – Whether you’re filing for a child relocation order or contesting one in court, our team is here to help you do what’s best for your child and defend your parental rights.

Does it Matter Who Files for Divorce First?

While there is no legal advantage in doing so, filing for divorce first can present a multitude of benefits:

  • Preparation – you will have more time to assemble your team of legal experts as well as gather your finances & documentation.
  • Hidden Assets -by filing first, you have a better chance at preventing your spouse from hiding money or property.
  • Location – if issues such as child custody are in play, filing first will allow you to select the jurisdiction. Being able to select the county or city in which the case will be heard can have tactical advantages.
  • First Impressions – you will be able to speak first if the case goes to trial. This is especially important if litigation is expected.

What to Seek in a Divorce Settlement

When you retain our services, our lawyers will break down everything you need to know about your upcoming divorce. While we will put you on the right path for success, there are several key issues that you can seek in your settlement.

  • The House – a home is one of the most expensive assets you can buy as a couple. Ensure your best interests are protected by retaining our legal counsel.
  • Life & Health Insurance – Will a divorce cancel your insurance policy? If so, you will need financial support to cover this expense.
  • Retirement Funds – If you are nearing the age of retirement, it’s important to protect the funds you are owed. Any divorce can cancel Social Security benefits for the other spouse.
  • Parenting & Custody Time – Unless you have been ruled to be “unfit to parent”, you should be allotted custody time. Our attorneys will work diligently with you to ensure this happens.

What Does a Family Lawyer Do Exactly?

A family lawyer does exactly what their name implies, they focus on family law issues specifically, allowing them to specialize in their niche. A family lawyer can choose to litigate, negotiate, or both. Being that they help families of a wide variety, family law attorneys who are able to emphasize and relate to their clients have the most success. Our Duluth family law attorneys not only have the experience to defend you in court, but the compassion you won’t see in many other law firms.

Contact our Duluth Family Lawyer For Trusted Legal Representation

At Johnson/Turner Legal, we know that serious legal representation begins with a simple question: “How are you?” We’ll go to every length to ensure you receive the empathetic, client-focused legal counsel you deserve during your case. Get in touch with our Duluth family lawyer today!

Visit our services page to learn more about how we can help. Then schedule a consultation with a Duluth divorce attorney! Contact us online or by phone at (320) 299-4249.

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TEAM

Our employees are the key to the success of our clients, and ultimately of the firm. We strive to create a culture that instills a sense of belonging. We want to provide our employees with a safety net, which empowers them to take risks and make leaps, while knowing that others will support, assist and, if need be, catch them. Maintaining a firm culture of shared vision, open communication, positive work environment and friendships will foster a cohesive team of professionals working together to champion the successes of our clients, our community partners, and the firm.

INNOVATION

We believe the legal industry needs to break free from its stale and uncreative practices in order to serve the needs of today’s clients. We seek to lead the way in revolutionizing the way consumers experience legal representation. We strive to reinvent all major facets of the delivery of legal services, including how we involve our clients in our representation through information sharing and communication, how we produce legal documents, manage cases, and price our services. We understand the challenges that come with innovation, and strive to support one another’s new ideas.

KNOWLEDGE

We strive to ensure that our attorneys and staff are fully versed in their practice areas to provide our clients the best advice and representation. The knowledge necessary to do so includes not only mastering the letter of the law, but also understanding trends in the interpretation and application of the law. We are life long learners who know there will never come a day when we have all the answers. We nurture and rely on our strong network of relationships within the firm and beyond. We study; we reflect; we converse; and we challenge one another. Our depth of knowledge sets us apart.

COMPASSION

We all experiences life’s challenges, whether as part of our day-to-day routines or as a result of an event or transition in one’s life. Johnson/Turner Legal strives to help its clients and the legal profession rise through such challenges. Whether by pursuing fairness and justice, by solving problems or by bringing new perspective, Johnson/Turner Legal is dedicated to building trust and providing comfort.

COMMUNITY

We are a service organization, helping people through challenges and transitions in their lives. Our work must extend beyond our clients to champion the success of our colleagues, friends and the communities at large in which we live and work. We work to improve our communities through volunteerism and leadership.

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