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Different approaches to divorce – Traditional litigation

Traditional litigation is the image most people have when they think of divorce. In traditional litigation, each party is represented by an attorney who presents their side of the case to a judge. While that doesn’t necessarily mean that the pa…
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Settlement Agreements

Minneapolis, MN Divorce Lawyer Most divorces-around 90% according to some estimates-are settled “out of court.” (More accurately, the court has to enter the divorce decree, so the parties’ agreement is approved and adopted by the co…
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The Discovery Process

Minnesota Divorce Information If you’ve ever watched a legal drama, you’ve no doubt witnessed the process of discovery.  Perhaps best illustrated in My Cousin Vinny, discovery is the process by which the parties to a legal action trade i…
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What is the Basic Procedure for Getting a Divorce?

Minneapolis Divorce Attorney Divorce is one of the most stressful events in a person’s life. It may also be one of the scariest-in part because of the unknown. But it doesn’t have to be. The process for getting a divorce is relatively str…
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What Is the Difference Between Divorce and Separation?

Twin Cities Divorce Information Many couples separate before getting divorced. In fact, many sources suggest that separation can actually be therapeutic and beneficial for a marriage. Therapists, too, say that a three- to six-month period spent apart…
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When Can I Get a Divorce in Minnesota?

ST. PAUL DIVORCE ATTORNEY With divorce rates hovering around 50%, it must be pretty easy to get a divorce these days. In fact, divorce, or some practical equivalent, has been available throughout most of history, but the relatively recent invention o…
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High Net Worth Clients – Retirement and Pre-marital Assets, Part II

TWIN CITIES DIVORCE ATTORNEY Premarital assets are, by definition, those assets a party brings into the marriage.  With people marrying later, and often marrying more than once, those assets can be sizeable.  For couples who enter a marriage with s…
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High Net Worth Clients – Business Valuations in Divorce

TWIN CITIES DIVORCE ATTORNEY Many couples work together to build a business, or businesses, that benefits them both, businesses that are considered a marital asset. The business may be considered a marital asset because both parties actively particip…
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Different Approaches to Divorce – Mediation and Divorce, Part I

ST. PAUL DIVORCE ATTORNEY In Minnesota, couples considering divorce have several options available. One of these is mediation, which is the process where the parties discuss their issues with a professional mediator acting as a facilitator to creatin…

Division of Complex Financial and Real Estate Assets for our High Net Worth Clients

Division of complex financial and real estate assets for our high net worth clients This is the first in a series of articles focusing on the issues specific to our clients whose financial circumstances involve significant wealth. For our clients who…
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