By aphlaw | Published March 15, 2021 | | |
Divorce doesn’t just affect the couple going through the process—it also can have some significant emotional affects on the children of the divorcing couple. As a parent who is going through or has recently gone through a divorce, it is crucial you keep an eye out for signs of potential distress in your children. Here Read MoreRead More
Sometime after your divorce, you may wish to move away from Minnesota. However, if you are in custody of your children, you might find this to be legally challenging, especially if the other parent objects to the move. And, if you’re the noncustodial parent, you might lose a lot of parenting time. To that end, Read MoreRead More
In some cases, a court will order an involuntary termination of parental rights. The grounds this type of involuntary termination must include specific circumstances in which a child cannot safely go home because of an imminent risk of harm. While each state has its own specific grounds for these types of circumstances, some of the Read MoreRead More
When a Minnesota court issues a child support order, the parent responsible for paying has a duty to keep making payments until the child turns 18 or graduates high school, whichever is later. This duty may extend longer if the child has special needs. Any changes to a support order must be made by a Read MoreRead More
If you are a custodial parent, you know how difficult it can be to coordinate your children’s schedules with the other parent so that parenting time schedules are kept. Inevitably, there will be last-minute conflicts, postponements and cancellations. However, if you have a touchy relationship with the other parent, this normal give-and-take can soon escalate Read MoreRead More
After divorce, people may have a newfound freedom to explore various opportunities. They may enter a new relationship; reconnect with old friends, relatives and acquaintances; or change jobs. But, sometimes, the only way to take advantage of new opportunities is to move to a new locale. For custodial parents, who need the courts permission to Read MoreRead More
Minnesota has legal guidelines based on parents’ combined income that the court must use for computing basic child support. However, some parents may find that basic child support does not provide enough payment for private school tuition, sports programs and travel teams, summer camp, and enrichment activities, such as music lessons and dance classes. Many Read MoreRead More
In the midst of a bitter and contentious divorce, it can be easy to lose sight of why you ever married in the first place. Your ex may begin to seem to like your enemy and you may be driven to find way to undermine or punish him or her as a result. Even when Read MoreRead More
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