Gaslighting: Word of the Year in 2022

In November, 2022, Merriam-Webster (the dictionary company), chose “gaslighting” as the word of the year. They based the designation on the increase in online lookups of gaslighting 1,740%… Read More
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Name Change Checklist Post-Divorce

Thinking about changing your name as part of your divorce? About half of my clients choose to change their name as part of their divorce process. While most clients decide to go back to their maiden n… Read More
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More Recent Changes to Child Support Laws

Child support guidelines have changed in Minnesota effective for all orders issued after January 1, 2023 (see post from January 14, 2023). In addition to the changed guidelines, the 2021 legislation a… Read More
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5 TIPS FOR CO-PARENTING

Co-parenting is a TEAM Effort Co-parenting has to be a team effort so kids feel a sense of security that their parents have things under control. If they sense their parents are not communicating, or… Read More
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Manage Conflict and Forgive Yourself

2020 was an exceptionally tough year for many people. Studies show that the pandemic resulted in people feeling more depression, more anxiety, and more financial stress. All perfectly understandable r… Read More
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How to Handle a Narcissist

Narcissism Runs on a Scale Narcissism runs along a scale from standard-issue self-centeredness to full blown Narcissistic Personality Disorder. It seems the label “narcissist” is used more… Read More
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Free Healthcare Directive for Minnesota

Free Healthcare Directives are available now. Protect yourself for peace of mind. Read More
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Online Mediation

We offer online mediation. The Minnesota courts are currently closed for non-emergency hearings in family law. Mediation can offer a faster (and more economical) path to resolution. Adhering to the re… Read More
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Maintenance is Not a Lifetime Profit Sharing Plan

Spousal Maintenance Cannot be Determined by Equalizing Income. June 18, 2018 There are eight factors a court must consider when determining an appropriate amount and duration for spousal maintenance (… Read More
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Non-Marital Property

Marital vs. Non-Marital Property. October 24, 2018 Separating marital and non-marital property is especially complicated when dealing with earnings on business interests which have not yet been paid.… Read More
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