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Enforcing Divorce Settlements in Minnesota

Enforcing Divorce Settlements in Minnesota  We often find people having trouble with enforcing divorce settlements. When you finalized your divorce, you signed a settlement agreement. This is essentially a court-approved contract that outlines how your assets and debts should be split.   You also set up a schedule for items like alimony and child support. Whether...
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What Happens When You Get Your First DWI in Minnesota?

What Happens When You Get Your First DWI in Minnesota? In Minnesota, driving while impaired (DWI) means driving, operating, or controlling a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you’re pulled over and arrested for driving while impaired, you might be wondering what happens next. So let’s dive into the following...
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Can I Get Divorced Without a Lawyer in Minnesota?

Can I Get Divorced Without a Lawyer in Minnesota? “Can I get a divorce without hiring a lawyer?” “Is It Possible to get a divorce without a lawyer?” This is a question asked often from individuals facing a potential divorce who are worried about the perceived costs and time commitment of hiring an attorney. We...
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How Is Criminal Sexual Conduct Defined in Minnesota?

How Is Criminal Sexual Conduct Defined in Minnesota? Laws are complicated. What isn’t hard to understand, however, is how stressful and damaging it is to be charged with a sex crime in Minnesota—no matter the specific charge. A mere accusation of sexual misconduct can place a stigma on a person long before they face official...
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Navigating Divorce & Back To School Fall 2021

Navigating Divorce & Back To School Fall 2021 If you are divorced or separated, the return to school for your kids can require revisiting your divorce agreement. You’ll want to review whether your current parenting plan works with the layout of the coming school year.    Moreover, perhaps this year looks different because of the...
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How Long Does the State of Minnesota Have to Charge You With a Crime?

How Long Does the State of Minnesota Have to Charge You With a Crime? In Minnesota, you cannot be infinitely held accountable for a crime. Prosecutors face a time limit, called a “statute of limitations” during which to bring charges against you. If they fail to do so, you cannot be charged with the crime....
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Does Domestic Violence Have to Be Physical?

Does Domestic Violence Have to Be Physical? In complicated relationships, situations can get out of hand easily. What starts as a small fight can escalate. Tempers can flare, and emotions can lead to acts of domestic violence. But where is the line, exactly? Does domestic violence have to be physical?  How the Law Defines Domestic...
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Caught Shoplifting? Now What?

Shoplifting is the act of taking something from a retail store that you didn’t pay for. Unfortunately, shoplifting comes with consequences in Minnesota, ranging from fines to jail time, depending on the severity of the crime. If you’re caught shoplifting, here’s what you can expect next. Understanding Minnesota’s Shoplifting Laws & Penalties In Minnesota, there...
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What Is a Hate Crime in Minnesota?

Recent history-changing events such as the murder of George Perry Floyd, Jr. have underscored the importance of protection for all who call the United States home. And in Minnesota, these events are pushing forth new initiatives such as the Hate Crimes Bill moving through the house at the writing of this post.   In 2020,...
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