How Is the Court Handling Parental Disagreements on COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids?

We previously issued a blog post titled “Vaccines and Divorce - Can I Have My Child Vaccinated without the Other Parent’s Consent?” Since that blog was released, a Washington County trial court judge issued a decision on the issue of vaccinating children when the parents disagree. The Order was issued ...

2022-01-17T12:51:48-06:00December 15, 2021|Categories: Family Law Blog|Tags: , , , |

What are the different types of Alternative Dispute Resolution in family court cases?

In Minnesota, once a family court case is filed, many judges will ask that the parties attend Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”). ADR consists of several different options for resolving the issues in the case outside of court. This allows for the parties and a neutral facilitator to try to reach ...

2021-11-03T08:51:55-05:00November 2, 2021|Categories: Family Law Blog|Tags: , |

What Is the Advanced Child Tax Credit?

Most parents are familiar with the Child Tax Credit program, which allows you to reduce the federal tax you owe by $1,000.00 for each qualifying child under the age of 17 who resides with you. A qualifying child includes your son, daughter, foster child, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, or a ...

2021-09-02T13:06:10-05:00September 2, 2021|Categories: Family Law Blog|

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|

How Do I Prove I Need Spousal Support in Minnesota?

Our divorce attorneys know that financial stability is a major concern for both spouses once they begin divorce proceedings. This is especially true when one spouse has been out of the workforce raising a family and does not have enough assets to provide for their reasonable needs, or if one ...

2021-07-08T10:28:28-05:00April 2, 2021|Categories: Alimony, Family Law Blog|

How is Parenting Time Different from Child Custody in Minnesota?

At Heimerl & Lammers, our divorce and family law attorneys understand that some parents use the phrases child custody and parenting time interchangeably, but in reality, they are two very different arrangements that are established during Minnesota divorce proceedings when the spouses share minor children.   Child custody outlines the ...

2021-07-08T12:15:55-05:00March 5, 2021|Categories: Child Custody, Family Law Blog|

Who Determines the Amount of Child Support I Pay in Minnesota?

Who Determines the Amount of Child Support I Pay in Minnesota? At Heimerl & Lammers, our divorce attorneys work closely with our clients who are parents of minors to outline their child custody and parenting time arrangements and to explain the child support obligations related to those agreements to ensure ...

2021-07-08T12:37:42-05:00February 15, 2021|Categories: Child Support, Family Law Blog|

5 Advantages of Divorce Alternative Dispute Resolution

The advantages of participating in alternative dispute resolution are expansive, and there are many different types of family law alternative dispute resolution (ADR).  In fact, attending some form of alternative dispute resolution may be required in Minnesota family courts for custody matters, unless there are allegations of abuse. We will ...

2021-02-05T12:00:07-06:00February 5, 2021|Categories: Family Law Blog, Family law court, Practice|