Minnesota family law attorneys can be expensive – if not utilized correctly. Lawyers don’t have to cost an arm and a leg if they are employed in a strategic, intentional way.

I find the average hourly rate for a family law attorney in Minnesota is around $300.00 per hour. However, downtown lawyers often charge more

Under Minnesota law, there are two types of child custody: physical custody and legal custody. Legal custody involves the right to make important decisions for the child, including decisions about education, health care, and religion. Physical custody is the right to make decisions about the routine day-to-day activities of the child and where the child

Adultery can cause a marriage to become an emotional nightmare, and it’s a common cause of divorce. When you’re ending your marriage because one or both of you has cheated on the other, it’s possible that the adultery will impact the outcome of your divorce in Minnesota.

Minnesota is a “no-fault” state, which means if

The Pilot Project allows approved Minnesota legal paraprofessionals (paralegals), like our own Pam Martin, to represent and advise clients in select family law cases with an attorney’s supervision. In some cases, a paralegal can represent a client in court.

The goal of the program is to increase access to legal representation in cases where one

The stakes are high in divorce cases. The stress of the proceeding is heightened by the fact that there are, with rare exception, no “do-overs” in family court.

Unnecessary errors can be made that may result in an unjust outcome – or put you at risk.

Here are the top ten mistakes I see litigants

Spousal maintenance is an emotionally-charged issue in divorce. I’ve handled many cases requiring a trial because the parties could not agree on whether alimony was appropriate, or the amount and duration of spousal maintenance. Maintenance is tricky because, unlike child support, there are no formal guidelines or formulas to assist divorce litigants in determining what

Many divorce litigants are accused of “dissipating” marital assets by their spouse or opposing counsel. Quite often, however, that term is misapplied. Those who have “dissipated” assets stand to have a credit assigned to them for the value of lost property. If you’ve been accused of dissipating marital assets, we can help.

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