Benefits of Bankruptcy During a Divorce

There are a number of bankruptcy myths that can keep a person from turning to bankruptcy as a solution for their debt, especially when a divorce is involved. It is true that there are some negative aspects of the bankruptcy process. However, anyone filing bankruptcy before, during, or after a ...

2020-08-27T16:08:29-05:00April 29, 2020|Categories: Family Law Blog|Tags: , , |

How to Make Sure Your Custody or Parenting Time Order Is Enforced

Sometimes, people don’t respect the legality of Court Orders in family law cases. This can rage from dangerous situations like violating an Order for Protection or Restraining Order, to more relaxed situations like being 30 minutes late to a parenting time exchange. So, what can you do to make sure ...

2020-08-27T16:08:35-05:00February 13, 2020|Categories: Family Law Blog|Tags: , |

The New 2020 Motion Practice Timing Rules

Effective January 1, 2020, the Minnesota General Rules of Practice and Rules of Civil Procedure have changed. Per Rule 303.01 (Scheduling of Motions), all motions and orders to show cause should contain the following statement: “The Rules establish deadlines for responding to motions. All responsive pleadings shall be served and ...

2020-08-27T16:08:37-05:00January 28, 2020|Categories: Family Law Blog|Tags: , |

Child Support – When Does it End?

Our clients often ask a lot of questions about child support. One of the most common questions is - "when does child support end?" Does child support automatically terminate when one child emancipates? Definition of a "Child" A “child” is defined as “an individual under 18 years of age, an ...

2020-08-27T16:38:04-05:00November 13, 2019|Categories: Child Support, Family Law Blog|Tags: , |

The Rights of Unmarried Fathers in Minnesota Family Court

If a man and a woman are unmarried at the time of a child’s birth, the mother has sole legal and physical custody until the court issues an order stating otherwise. An unmarried father has to establish himself as the legal father of a child before he has any rights to ...

2021-01-21T14:26:06-06:00October 9, 2019|Categories: Child Custody, Family Law Blog|Tags: , , |

Study Highlights Reasons Why Couples Seek a Divorce

A study by Co-operative Legal Services found that poor lifestyle and financial planning were two main reasons that couples sought a divorce. The study polled both married and divorced couples in hopes of pinpointing the biggest factors that lead to marital dissatisfaction and divorce. Marital Dissatisfaction Simply having an in-depth ...

5 Steps for Introducing Your New Partner to Your Children

Divorce usually takes an emotional toll on all involved.  While you may feel happy or encouraged by your fresh start, the separation of their mother and father can be extremely hard on kids.  While everyone deserves to be happy, it’s important to properly address your children’s emotional state before jumping ...

2020-08-27T16:59:29-05:00February 26, 2013|Categories: Child Support, Divorce, Family Law Blog|Tags: , , , , |