FAQ’s – New MN Child Support PEA

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Just a few FAQ’s you should know about the New MN Child Support PEA Q:    How do Minnesota courts determine child support? A:    The courts use the guidelines in Minnesota law to set child support by considering the incomes of both parents and the number of joint children.   Q:    What is a parenting […]

HUGE Changes MN Child Support Effective 8/1/2018

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So Here’s the Skinny on MN Child Support Minnesota’s longstanding child support guidelines have undergone several major changes in the past few decades. The original guidelines were quite complex and received negative criticism as it was perceived to be unfair. Minnesota passed the first state-wide child support guidelines in the country in 1983 where calculations were based […]

Practical Do’s and Don’ts to Avoid Summer Custody Battles

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Don’t hold back their summer with unresolved custody/parenting time issues. It’s here. Summer and we’re right in the thick of it. A time of year that can be particularly stressful for most separated or divorced parents. Why… Parenting Time scheduling. While many parents and kids alike dream of a summer break complete with plenty of sand […]

Lady Gaga on Kindness

It’s about the message, not the messenger. Look, the reality is, there is a very basic threshold on how we treat each other. A basic and common way to treat others as you would like to be treated. It’s not a solicitation of who she is, but it’s what she says on the matter that […]

12 Practical Tips for Successful Co-Parenting

When parents have reached a decision to end their relationship, it can be a very difficult time. Not only are you faced with rebuilding your life again without the partner you’d hope to spend the rest of your life with, you now have to continue with everyday life, which can feel like a massive chore. […]

Single Dads’ Involuntary Silence – The Pitch For Your Voice

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While I’ve primarily worked on behalf of the best interest of children, I’ve personally met and worked with parents behind the scenes who face difficulty as a single parent and subsequently navigating the system as required of them in order to reunify with their children. Most often, it’s with mothers – but this is not […]