Why Uncontested Divorce May Not Work for You

October 10, 2018

The vast majority of cases in the American legal system are resolved through settlement.  Family law and divorce are no exception.  Uncontested divorce has many advantages over contested divorce.  Uncontested divorce provides flexibility for you and your spouse to create a tailor-made divorce decree that meets the needs of your family.  Uncontested divorce can also […]

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Divorcing an Abusive Spouse

July 23, 2018

Domestic abuse is a serious problem across the United States and unfortunately, Minnesota is no exception. Both men and women can be victims of domestic abuse, and it can be a real issue in any divorce action. Although an abuser will try to make the victim feel isolated and trapped, Minnesota law provides important tools […]

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Dwelling Exclusion Orders

July 13, 2018

Divorce, separation, and custody disputes are often a tumultuous time. Anger and hurt feelings can make living together difficult and impractical. In some cases, it can go from difficult to impossible. Bad behavior toward the other parent or the children can make it necessary for the parties to no longer reside together. If the behavior […]

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Harassment Restraining Orders

June 4, 2018

Domestic violence and harassment during a relationship and after a relationship ends is a serious problem in the United States, and Minnesota is unfortunately no exception.  When violence and harassment occur, victims can seek an order for protection or a harassment restraining order to prevent their abuser from coming around their home, workplace, or person.  Obtaining a […]

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Orders for Protection and Domestic Violence

April 20, 2018

Domestic violence is a serious problem in the United States, and Minnesota is no exception to this.  Although women are six times more likely to be victims of domestic abuse than men, there are also men who suffer through domestic abuse.  The impact on children who witness the abuse can also be substantial, with a […]

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Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders

January 4, 2018

Domestic violence is a problem facing millions of families in the United States.  Although the laws are becoming more progressive to recognize the serious threat that domestic violence poses to families and children, it is still a pervasive issue, with one woman being assaulted every nine seconds in the United States.  Men are also victims of domestic violence, as […]

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