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Glossary Of Terms: Adoption Law

Glossary of Terms – Adoption Law Finalization The legal process by which the adoption becomes permanent and binding. Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption  A multinational agreement designed to promote the uniformity and efficiency of international adoptions. Home study  A study of the prospective adoptive family and their home, life experiences, health, lifestyle, extended family, attitudes, support … Read more


Legal Separation | Domestic Partner | Same-Sex Contested Divorce When a divorcing couple is not in agreement on how to handle issues related to children, support, property, or other financials, they may need to litigate their dissolution through Court proceedings. Our attorneys work hard to reach agreements so that the Court is not left to … Read more

Financial Support

FAMILY LAW Financial Support SPOUSAL SUPPORT (ALIMONY) Spousal maintenance, also referred to as spousal support or alimony, is the financial support one spouse pays to the other. Spousal maintenance can be temporary or permanent. In Minnesota, no specific formula determines the amount or duration for which spousal support is paid. However, Minnesota law has determined … Read more

Estate Administration

ESTATE & TRUSTS Estate Administration Services TRUST ADMINISTRATION Estate administration refers to the process of collecting and managing the estate, paying any debts and taxes, and distributing the remaining property to the heirs of the estate. Family members or loved ones may name family or friends to act as trustee of their trust after their … Read more


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Power of Attorney

Estate & TRUSTS Estate Planning Services Power of Attorney Designating someone who can legally act on your behalf can be customized to fit various situations, duration, and conditions.  Clearly stating the range of authority is important as is knowing when and how to revoke the authority.  Contact our firm to execute the proper documents customized … Read more

Financial Support

FAMILY LAW Financial Support CHILD SUPPORT Child support may be ordered by the court in custody, parenting time, and paternity matters involving minor children. Child support is intended to assist the parents with the basic living expenses, work-related childcare, and medical expenses of the children. In Minnesota, Child Support is determined by a formula calculated … Read more

Nuptial Agreement

FAMILY LAW Nuptial Agreements PRENUPTIAL (ANTENUPTIAL) AGREEMENT Nuptial agreements are not an indication that either spouse believes that their marriage will fail. However, it is impossible to predict the future, so some may want to have a plan in case the marriage does fail at any point. No one gets married with the intention of … Read more

Stepparent & Relative Adoption

Stepparent & Relative Adoption Domestic Adoption STEPPARENT ADOPTION Stepparent adoption is exciting because it is the opportunity to make the children you are raising legally your own. For a stepparent to adopt their stepchild, the other parent will have to terminate their parental rights or simply not be known. For a stepparent to complete an … Read more

International Adoption

International Adoption INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION CONSULTATION The Hague Convention now controls adoption of children from other countries that have passed the Convention. The United States passed many years ago, but the regulations have only been in effect since 2008. The regulations are strict and require the origin country’s authorities to approve the adoption and produce the … Read more

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