I handle all family law, child custody for divorced and unwed parents, and post decree modification issues in both California and Minnesota.
I also draft simple estate planning documents in both states including wills and powers of attorney.
I am duly licensed to practice in both states which requires that I adhere to strict ethical standards for both states regardless of where I am practicing.
I also complete the required units of continuing education and read the related case and statutory updates in both states annually.
I also handle mediation, arbitration and evaluations in both states.
Having the experience of practicing in these areas in both states has given me some expertise in jurisdictional issues. I have handled a variety of cases where the UCCJEA (Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act) applies because there are interstate custody issues, and cases where there are no children but one spouse leaves the state and files for divorce in another.
Child support can be a contested issue in Minnesota divorce cases. Parties and Attorneys often have different opinions and approaches to it. What many people do not realize is to whom the “right” to child support really belongs. With a bit of res…
If parties to a divorce case have come to agreement on all issues that would resolve the dissolution of their marriage, a document called a “Joint Petition, Marital Termination Agreement and Judgment and Decree for Dissolution” (or a R…