Postnuptial Agreements

May 28, 2020

Being married means building a future with another person and trying to make sure your goals are aligned and you work toward those goals as a team.  For most couples, there is a fair bit of planning that goes into determining those goals and what is the best approach for them to reach those goals […]

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Legal Separation or Divorce?

May 25, 2020

The end of a relationship is a difficult time for all involved.  There are many decisions to make when your relationship with your spouse is at an end.  You will have to make essential decisions about how to divide your assets, who will be responsible for which debts, and if the two of you have […]

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My Child Wants to Live With Me Now – How Do We Make That Happen?

May 22, 2020

Any parent can tell you that the only constant about their children is that they are always changing. When a child is born, he or she will have very different needs and preferences than even two years later. During a divorce or separation, you and the other parent will work together to create a custody […]

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The FENE Process in Divorce

May 21, 2020

Divorce is typically one of the most financially challenging events in a person’s life.  Whereas before the divorce or separation the couple used two incomes to meet their needs, each party will each now have to work to make their single income meet the needs of their family.  It should come as no surprise that […]

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Why Contempt Actions May Not Help You in the Long Run

May 19, 2020

Anyone involved in a family law case can tell you that even after the case is over, there can still be lingering animosity.  The highly personal nature of family law cases can mean that the parties continue to struggle with each other for years after the case is over.  It is common that one of […]

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Adopting a Child with Special Needs

May 13, 2020

Adoption is a great way to expand your family.  Many families decide to adopt for a variety of reasons, and there are thousands of children waiting in foster care for their “forever home.”  Different families are suitable for different children, as every family and every child is unique.  Some studies suggest that up to forty […]

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Minnesota’s Safe Place for Newborns Law

May 11, 2020

Having a baby can be a wonderful occasion.  Many people are excited to welcome a new addition to their family, but this is not always the case.  Although there are many times a family is ready and willing to expand and care for an infant, there are times when the mother is not able to […]

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Inheritance After Adoption

May 6, 2020

Adoption is a great way to add to your family and provide love and stability for a child who needs a home.  Adoption has many legal requirements and in many cases comes at the end of a long legal battle with biological parents.  However it is accomplished, adoption will change forever the legal relationship between […]

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Is It Time to File Contempt Against My Ex?

February 27, 2020

Divorce and separation are challenging times.  Leading up to the event, you and your spouse or partner have likely had some difficult times and challenging decisions.  Untangling the life you have shared with someone can be complicated and bring on tough discussions.  Hopefully these difficult discussions will bring you through to a settlement and a […]

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Integrating Your Adopted Child Into Your Family

January 9, 2020

Expanding your family is a wonderful time.  Adopting a child means you can enlarge your family while also providing stability and love to a child or multiple children.  Adoption can be a prolonged process with many technical requirements.  Once the process is over, you can start living your life and move forward together as a […]

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