One of the primary objectives of our blog has always been to provide readers with a comprehensive and comprehensible look at what the law in Minnesota has to say concerning divorce and other family law matters.
Last week, we discussed how the recent decision of a House Committee in Idaho not only threatened the fate of a long awaited and carefully structured international treaty on child support, but also the state's child welfare system.
A unique family law issue is currently playing out in the state of Idaho that has implications not just for the Gem State, but for the U.S., the European Union and at least 32 other nations.
Last time, our blog began discussing the termination of parental rights in a bid to provide helpful information and debunk some common misconceptions about this complex family law topic.
There is perhaps no more beautiful time of the year here in Minnesota than the autumn season. That's because during this three-month period before the onset of the cold, people will be treated to mild temperatures and picturesque landscapes framed by the brightly colored leaves.
Last time, our blog discussed how one family law attorney identified what he believed were the seven worst states for divorce based on such interesting points as filing fees, waiting periods, etc. and briefly examined the difficulty of actually securing a divorce in some of these states.
When a married couple makes the decision to have children, it goes without saying that there will be more than a few changes in their lives. For instance, the couple will have to make a very important decision concerning daycare: Will they pay someone to take care of their children during the day or will one of the parents decide to leave their job to become a full-time daycare provider?
Thanks to advancements in technology, access to social media platforms like Facebook or Twitter has become as simple as making just a few keystrokes on a tablet computer or swipes on a smartphone screen. In fact, access to these online platforms is no longer confined to just the young or the computer savvy, as people of all ages are now keeping up with the world around them via social media.
At approximately 12 a.m. this morning, Minnesota officially became the 12th state to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriages. Specifically, the law signed by Governor Mark Dayton back on May 14 now permits "civil marriages" between any two people regardless of their sexual orientation and clears the way for these same-sex couples to enjoy a host of benefits to which they were previously denied access.