Family & Divorce

Hiring a family law attorney in Minnesota can be stressful. Odds are you haven’t been through the family court process before. Where do you start? We recommend contacting several family lawyers and asking them about their practice and experience. But what should you ask? You don’t know what you don’t know, right? Here are 20 questions you can use as a starting point for discussion with any Minnesota family lawyer you may be considering: 1.…
Tennessee child custody modification case summary. Bruce Gillam v. Destiny Ballew The two children in this Anderson County, Tennessee, case were born in 2003 and 2008 to unwed parents, who had been dating since 2001 and lived in various states.  They lived in Tennessee when they broke up in 2010.  About the same time, the father lost his job and moved to New York to live with his mother.  At that time, he left the…
Tennessee child support modification case summary. Michael P. Abraham v. Carolynn Abraham The mother and father in this Rutherford County, Tennessee, case were the parents of two children when they divorced in 2004.  Under the agreed parenting plan, the father was to pay a certain portion of his bonus into a college investment account for the children.  Those funds were to be used for post-secondary expenses unless agreed in writing. In 2011, the father filed…
When a marriage is not working, many wonder what their divorce options are. There are multiple approaches to divorce, and our attorneys have years of experience with each method. To get a basic understanding of each approach and to determine what works best for your specific situation, below is a summary of the three most popular methods: Litigation Litigation is the most common and well-known route to divorce. In a litigation matter, either both…