When someone finds themselves facing a family dispute, the idea of airing out their problems in a courtroom is often an uncomfortable prospect. But these days, more and more people don't have to.
Sharing custody of a child can be a major adjustment for parents and kids alike. And like any adjustment, it can be difficult to know what to expect from the experience until you're actually in the midst of it. However, you can proactively address likely obstacles in your parenting plan to mitigate problems down the road.
During a divorce, besides children, the parties' assets are typically the basis for the most heated disputes. For instance, parties often argue over their respective interests in the marital home, retirement benefits, or business profits.
Ending a marriage can be an emotional and complicated process. That said, many people are willing to do whatever they can to avoid unnecessary conflict and contention.
When people think about witnesses in court, they often imagine criminal cases or personal injury claims. However, witnesses can also play a role in family law cases, including divorce.
People end their marriages for myriad reasons--and often not just for one reason. That said, there are some more common reasons why people divorce. We explore some of these reasons below and offer tips on navigating the legal process when these common reasons play a role in your divorce.
Legal issues that involve children have the potential to be contentious and highly emotional, particularly when it comes to determining child custody. Additionally, it can be easy to get confused about the legal process, which can lead to unnecessary arguments and uninformed decisions.
Spousal maintenance--formerly called "alimony"--can be one of the more contentious issues to resolve during a Minnesota divorce. Even the mention of spousal maintenance can wrinkle a few brows.
When people divorce, there are many uncertainties about the next chapter. They need to consider where they will live, whether they will need to get a new job, and what they will do with their newfound freedom. There can be a lot to experience, as well as some difficult lessons to learn.