Minneapolis Divorce Law Firm

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Minneapolis Divorce Law Firm

Located in the historic Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis, Lake Harriet Law Office provides exceptional legal representation exclusively in the areas of Divorce and Family Law.

We successfully represent clients in Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Parenting Time (Visitation)Property Division, Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) CasesFamily Law Appeals).

We also provide Family MediationSocial Early Neutral Evaluation (SENE) (both Social ENE and Financial ENE) in Family Law cases throughout the Twin Cities.

Minnesota Divorce and Property Division

Minnesota law requires an “equitable division” of assets (and the same applies to debts).  The division is quite often something other than 50:50; there is no requirement that the division be precisely equal.  Many times, the parties agree to divide the assets (including qualified plans) and debts on the balance sheet equally, especially in long-term marriages.  A precise balance sheet is mandatory in all divorce proceeding so that the parties can visually understand the assets and debts; a balance sheet also helps shape the financial settlement.

Divorce and Financial Expertise

When choosing a Divorce lawyer, you should inquire about their expertise and financial acumen, as well as their understanding of advanced financial issues such as present value calculations of property and assets.  In certain Divorce cases, it may be necessary to work with a CPA, an Actuary or Neutral Real Estate Appraiser in order to provide valuations of various assets, such as a 401k, 403b, 457, ESOP, IRA, Brokerage Accounts, Pension, Deferred Comp, Businesses or Real Estate.

Lake Harriet Law Office represent Divorce and Family Law clients in Bloomington, MN, Edina, MN, St. Paul, MN, Golden Valley, MN, St. Louis Park, MN, Hopkins, MN, Eden Prairie, MN, Minneapolis, MN and throughout the Twin Cities

Our Minneapolis Divorce Representation Includes:

Lake Harriet Law Office represents clients in Minneapolis, Edina, Bloomington, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Eden Prairie, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, St. Paul, Wright County, Anoka County and Scott County.

Please call 612-750-4843, or complete the Contact Us form to schedule a consultation.

Managing Attorney Randall A. Smith   612-750-4843

Associate Attorney Amber C. Bretl      612-223-8925

Associate Attorney Gail E. Mattey    612-223-8925

Student Attorney Chinyere Okwulehie

From our Lake Harriet Law Family Law Blog:

Spousal Maintenance and Cash Flow

http://lakeharrietlaw.com/2017/09/12/divorce-and-spousal-maintenance-equalizing-cash-flow-is-not-addressed-in-minn-stat-518-552/