By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published December 20, 2021 | |
Divorce is a common legal process, but there is a lot of misinformation out there, even from people who have gone through it before. Here are a few of the most common divorce myths and the truths in Minnesota law behind them. MYTH: You should never leave the marital home as you could risk your Read MoreRead More
There is more than one way to end a marriage legally in Minnesota. The most common method is divorce, a ruling by a court that a marriage existed but is now over. Much less common, however, is annulment, a ruling that a marriage is over because it never legally existed. Annulments are only granted for Read MoreRead More
If the judge deciding your divorce case makes a legal mistake that occurred during the actual divorce proceedings, then you may have the ability to file an appeal. It is extremely important that you read your divorce decree in detail after you receive it. Not only does this help you to understand its contents, but Read MoreRead More
These days, it’s not uncommon to meet people who have handled their own divorces by printing out forms, purchasing a divorce kit from a retail store, filing all the paperwork themselves and appearing in court whenever necessary. At first blush, it seems like the sort of thing anyone can do. So why hire an attorney Read MoreRead More
Welcome to the blog of Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. Our St. Paul, Minnesota office handles cases involving family law. Our attorneys have more than 50 years of combined experience representing clients in Burnsville, Eagan, Stillwater and Woodbury, Minnesota and throughout Washington and Dakota counties. We are dedicated to providing our clients with honest and Read MoreRead More
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