Christine Callahan moved to Minnesota in 1991 and raised her three sons in Chanhassen. Christine has represented clients across the state of Minnesota with a primary focus on Carver, Hennepin and Scott counties. The family law bar in the Twin Cities is relatively small and Christine has spent many years working with other family law attorneys to reach settlements which put children first, and preserve family relationships and assets following a divorce. She offers flat fee packages as well as full representation and strategy sessions.

Below are the practice areas for Minnesota:

Estate Planning: Wills and Trusts

Estate planning means creating a plan for the future for those you love. Estate planning can be used to preserve assets, minimize tax consequences, and create an income flow. Parents use estate planning to direct who will care for their children phys… Read More


Callahan Family Law & Mediation, LLC, works with clients in Chanhassen and throughout the state to find their peace in their Minnesota divorce. Helping clients calm the emotional storm that often swirls around the divorce process allows them to make… Read More

High Conflict

We have all heard about divorces in which both spouses agree to disagree; they put their emotions aside for the sake of their children, and seem to effortlessly move on. But not all divorces are easy, and even though you may be willing to forgive and… Read More

Child Custody & Parenting Time

People often confuse the terms "custody" and "parenting time." Under Minnesota law, there are two types of custody: legal and physical. It is common in Minnesota for parents to have joint legal and joint physical custody. Keep reading to learn mo… Read More

Spousal Support

Spousal support, sometimes also referred to maintenance or alimony, is money (usually monthly payments) given from one spouse to the other to allow both spouses to continue to maintain the marital standard of living if possible. Spousal support is no… Read More

Child Support

Child support is money paid from one parent to another parent for the benefit of the parties’ joint child or children. Child support it not treated an income to the parent who receives it and is not tax deductible to the parent who pays it. It is a… Read More

Property Division

When parties in Minnesota divorce, they are each entitled to an equitable share of martial property. Marital property is generally anything that was acquired during the marriage. There are exceptions to this general rule as Minnesota recognizes a spo… Read More