Top Minnesota Divorce Issues – Property Division

In Minnesota, more than 50% of all married couples will be divorced at some point.  The Divorce and Family Law process can be complicated, and requires experienced legal representation in order to provide the best opportunity for a proper and equitable resolution of the contested issues.  Financial issues are frequently the most difficult issues to resolve, and often require the assistance of financial neutrals such as a CPA, Actuary, Financial Planner or Real Estate appraiser.

Some of the most common areas of disagreement during Divorce include Child Custody, Parenting Time, Property Division and Spousal Maintenance.

Zealous, professional legal representation is often required in Divorce cases.  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes such as Early Neutral Evaluation and Mediation can also be effective tools in resolving contested issues.

In some cases (approximately 5% of all Family Law cases in Minnesota) the parties resolve their contested issues and disputes at a Trial, where the outcome is never predictable, and the result is sometimes Appealed to the Minnesota Court Of Appeals, located in St. Paul.

Your Divorce will be handled with assertiveness, precision and attention to detail from the inception of the case to the conclusion of the case.

Located in the historic Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis, Lake Harriet Law Office provides experienced and personalized legal representation exclusively in the area of Family Law – we do not represent clients in other practice areas.

It is important to have an experienced and assertive attorney who can effectively advocate your position during the case and who understands every phase of the Family Law legal process.  Most Divorce cases are resolved after the Initial Case Management Conference but before the Trial.  The more willing the parties are to participate in ADR processes, the more likely it is the case will settle during the early stages.

Lake Harriet Law Office represents clients in Minneapolis, Edina, Bloomington, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Eden Prairie, Southwest Minneapolis, Linden Hills, Plymouth, 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 an office consultation.


Published On: April 14, 2013Categories: Family Law Updates

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