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Workers’ compensation is complex and detailed, and you are definitely not alone if you feel a bit lost in the process. Our Workers’ Compensation Basics series is written to help you get a better grasp of what workers’ compensation is and how it operates so you can more confidently make decisions about your case, including when...
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Our Workers’ Compensation Basics series is written to help you get a better grasp of what workers’ compensation is and how it operates so you can more confidently make decisions about your case, including when it might be time to seek out a workers’ compensation attorney. This is part 3 of our series, read the...
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Motions to modify custody or parenting time can take months for the court to hear.  The court’s calendar, attorneys’ availability, and the usual requirement that the parties take part in alternative dispute resolution(ADR) all contribute to the length of time before the judge can make a decision. But what if you need a decision right...
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A common question that divorcing parties ask is whether or not their spouse will have to pay for their attorneys’ fees.  There are two types of attorneys’ fees that a party may be awarded: “need-based” and “conduct-based.” Need Based Attorney’s Fees An award of attorney fees is permissible under Minn. Stat. § 518.14.  Under this...
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In some instances, a Guardian Ad Litem will be appointed by the Court or the parties to conduct an evaluation on the current custody and parenting time arrangement. In that case, the Guardian Ad Litem will issue a report that sets apart findings as well as recommendations for the future custody and parenting time arrangements. What...
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Individuals who have been subjected to violence or have fear of imminent bodily harm are able to obtain an Order For Protection (OFP) to protect themselves from their abusers.  An OFP allows for criminal repercussions when contact is made between the abuser and the victim in any way, whether through phone, email, text messages, or...
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