Are Workers’ Compensation or Personal Injury Settlements Considered Marital Property?

It is not uncommon for someone to experience an injury, whether at work or elsewhere, that eventually culminates in a settlement.  In this case, the injured party may receive either periodic payments under a payment schedule or a single lump-sum payment. When a recipient of settlement funds is seeking a ...

2022-01-21T10:26:20-06:00January 18, 2022|Categories: Divorce, Personal Injury, Workers Comp|Tags: |

Vaccines and Divorce – Can I have my child vaccinated without the other parent’s consent?

While vaccines have been commonplace in many respects for quite some time, there is a more recent debate about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine, especially for children. Many parents are wondering what to do in a situation where one parent wants to vaccinate their child(ren) against COVID-19 and the ...

2021-09-28T10:36:56-05:00September 28, 2021|Categories: Divorce|Tags: , |

Navigating Divorce and Co-Parenting with a Special Needs Child

Divorce can be quite unexpected, traumatic, and filled with uncertainty. The trouble compounds when the couple has joint children. In that case, divorce involves not only a financial and emotional uncoupling, but also requires decisions to be made around custody labels, parenting schedules, and child support. Even when the dust ...

2021-07-08T09:40:14-05:00June 29, 2021|Categories: Child Custody, Divorce|

Who Gets the Dog? The Law in Minnesota

Many people share pets with their family or significant other, but very few people contemplate the consequences for the pet if the co-owning relationship is disrupted. In married couples with children who are seeking a divorce, the pet will often follow the same schedule as the children, as they are ...

2021-07-08T09:41:11-05:00June 22, 2021|Categories: Divorce|

How Can I Locate Hidden Assets during a Minnesota Divorce?

At Heimerl & Lammers, our divorce attorneys in fully understand the challenges that accompany your marriage dissolution. And while all spousal relationships and divorce details are unique, one thing is true across the board: Each spouse will receive a percentage of the total value of their joint marital property. Whether ...

2021-07-08T09:36:10-05:00April 19, 2021|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog|

How Is High Asset Divorce Different than Other Forms of Divorce?

Our Minnesota divorce attorneys begin our legal partnerships with the understanding that each of our clients is unique and so are their post-marital needs. For over 20 years, our experienced divorce attorneys at Heimerl & Lammers have customized legal solutions for spouses who were seeking both contested and uncontested divorces ...

2021-07-08T10:09:34-05:00April 13, 2021|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog|

Who Determines Where Our Children Will Live after a Minnesota Divorce?

At Heimerl and Lammers, our divorce attorneys understand that most spouses could easily decide to end their troubled marriages if they were the only two people involved in the dissolution. When children are involved, couples can wait months or even years to divorce, assuming the best thing to do is ...

2021-07-08T11:16:28-05:00March 26, 2021|Categories: Child Custody, Divorce|

Is Mediation Right for a High Asset Divorce in Minnesota?

If you and your spouse have decided to dissolve your marriage, chances are there is some form of conflict lingering about how you are going to proceed with the divorce. And typically, the more complex the marital assets, the higher the conflict may be. Our high-asset divorce attorneys work tirelessly ...

2021-07-08T12:03:52-05:00March 16, 2021|Categories: Divorce|

Changing Your Divorce Decree in Minnesota

You Don’t Think Your Divorce Decree Is Fair: Now What? If you were recently divorced and you don’t think the resulting judgment and decree is fair, there may be an opportunity to modify the terms or ask the court to reconsider its decision. Mistakes are made and things happen during ...

2021-01-18T10:51:58-06:00January 18, 2021|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog, Family law court|