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.
The unfortunate reality is that the subject of paternity has become something of a running punchline over the last few years thanks to popular over-the-top talk shows. The reality, however, is that paternity is an extremely important topic with both legal ramifications and emotional considerations for all involved parties.
When a couple with children makes the decision to pursue a divorce, there is a very good chance that they will be required to take some type of co-parenting class designed to teach them how to meet the needs of their children during this difficult time and how to deal with their various responses to new living arrangements.
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 it comes to the divorce process, people might think that the laws governing the dissolution of marriage are relatively uniform with just a few minor exceptions across the 50 states. While it's certainly understandable how people might believe this given that the ultimate outcome of divorce proceedings is indeed the same, the fact remains that divorce varies quite differently from state to state.
After a long day at work, the first stop for millions of people is their Facebook account, a veritable online retreat where they can take time out to share their thoughts, check in with friends or even post items of interest.
In our previous post, our blog discussed how the Nebraska Supreme Court recently issued a decision concerning a Minnesota man found to be responsible for child support payments despite a DNA test definitively proving that he was not the child's biological father.
The Nebraska Supreme Court issued a very interesting decision last Friday concerning a Minnesota man who was found to be responsible for child support payments even though a DNA test definitively proved that he was not the child's biological father.
By far, one of the more hot-button issues among Minnesota lawmakers this year has been the potential legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes. The issue has emerged due in large to the sustained lobbying efforts of parents whose children are suffering from serious seizure disorders and would likely benefit from the drug.
Minnesota's neighbor to the east made headlines across the nation last week after becoming the first state to pass a child custody-related law expressly prohibiting an unregulated and otherwise dangerous practice known as "re-homing."