By aphlaw | Published May 10, 2021 | | |
Divorce is hard on everyone, but children are often particularly affected, especially young children who might not have the ability to fully understand why their parents are splitting up. Visitation allows the non-custodial parent to have the opportunity to spend quality time with their children, but it can also be emotionally fraught, especially if the Read MoreRead More
When a couple with children splits up or gets divorced, they may negotiate on parenting time and visitation rights. These court orders are legally binding, which means both parents must adhere to the terms or face penalties. The typical visitation order does not apply to grandparents. Thus, if someone is preventing you from seeing your Read MoreRead More
Are you preparing to go through a divorce? You may have some questions regarding child custody. Below are answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions our divorce attorneys receive on this important issue: Q: If one parent moves out of the home without the kids, does it hurt his/her chance to secure Read MoreRead More
Custody and visitation are extremely complex matters. There is no way to know at the outset of the divorce process which parent will be given physical custody of the children or whether custody will be shared. Depending on a variety of factors, you could end up with sole physical custody, shared physical custody, visitation rights Read MoreRead More
In Minnesota, there are two ways for parents to handle custody and parenting time issues in a divorce. The first is to litigate the case, having your lawyer argue in your favor, but ultimately leaving the decisions up to the judge. The second is to create a parenting plan, also called a parenting agreement or Read MoreRead More
During the divorce process, parents often decide to work together with their attorneys to solve problems collaboratively. This helps reduce legal costs and also leaves more control in the hands of the parties involved. This control is especially important when the married couple has children. Rather than allowing a judge to make rulings about every Read MoreRead More
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