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Category: Child Custody

Child Custody

Minnesota’s Stay at Home Order and Parenting Time

For many of us right now, life is confusing, scary, and overwhelming as we all learn how to navigate the coronavirus pandemic. We are often ...
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Mothers Have the Power

An unmarried Mother has all the control concerning the care and custody of her child born out of wedlock until the Father has his paternity ...
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Children Caught in the Middle

Divorce is hard on parents; it is especially hard on children. Parents should strive to never place their kids in the middle of their divorce—either ...
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Sometimes in a child’s life, there is someone besides the parent, like a Grandparent, Aunt, or Uncle, who is involved in his or her life. ...
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Communication Tools in Post-Order Co-Parenting

Sometimes the hardest part of the case is helping parents figure out how to communicate in a post-separation, post-order world when the Court is not ...
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Change of Custody Requires Endangerment, Right?

No. Under the MN Stat. 518.18, there are five (5) different ways to have a Court order a change of custody. The most often sited ...
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Is it a Change in Parenting Time or Custody?

To some it may not seem like a big difference, but in the eyes of the law, the distinction makes all the difference.  When asking ...
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Google: How to Win a Custody Battle; Now Forget Much of Anything That You Read

In an effort to find a blog topic, a simple google search of “how to win a custody battle” brought up so much bad advice, ...
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Smear Campaign: What is Relevant in Custody Disputes?

Minnesota Statute Sec. 518.17 (1)(b)(4) states that “the court shall not consider conduct of a proposed custodian that does not affect the custodian’s relationship to ...
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