Brown Law Offices, P.A.

The Brown Law Offices, P.A., is a northwest Twin Cities divorce and family law firm. Our lawyers have represented thousands of clients since 1998. We employ common sense, and attempt to cost-effectively resolve disputes concerning custody, child support, property division and alimony. When the need arises, however, we are prepared to litigate and take matters to trial.

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Depending on value and equity, the marital homestead is generally one of the largest assets to divide between parties in a Minnesota divorce. Amicable parties may consider selling their home before they are divorced. In general, when selling a joint home, the sale proceeds are divided. The mortgage will be paid-off, real estate or closing fees paid, and then the remaining proceeds are divided between the parties.  There are many things to consider before selling…
Child support involves money given to one parent from the other to help provide and care for a child. Minnesota statutes establish child support obligations with the intent to prevent either parent, or a joint child, from living in poverty. Child support includes a base amount, childcare costs, and costs related to dental and health insurance for the child. In certain situations,  a deviation is allowed to increase or decrease a child support obligation. Factors…
When discussing finances in a divorce, income is a key element. When one spouse does not work or is underemployed, establishing a basis for earning potential is crucial. Earning potential involves an income amount that a person could be earning based on a variety of employment factors. Having a vocational assessment completed is a common way to discover earning potential. Vocational Assessments In a vocational assessment, a trained expert will make a formal statement of…
Hiring the right Minnesota custody lawyers can make all the difference. There is little doubt that child custody disputes are the most complex and emotionally charged facets of a divorce or break up. The resolution of custody issues typically serves as a gateway to resolving the remaining parts of a divorce. The good news is that there are a number of processes available to help the parties reach an agreement. Sometimes agreement is reached early…