Rules

New Rules Clarification

New Rules Clarification

In our ‘Time To Think About New Rules’ post, we referenced amendments to Rules which became effective January 1, 2020.  The new Rules apply to all further proceedings in cases pending on, or filed on or after, January 1, 2020. The original amendments to the Rules applied only to cases filed on or after January […]

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Rules

Time To Think About New Rules

Time To Think About New Rules

Don’t Wait Until After The New Year To Start Thinking About New Rules Which Go Into Effect January 1, 2020. Here are some new Rules to start thinking about now. Scheduling a Motion Hearing in Family Court? Per the new Minnesota Rules of Family Court Procedure:  A.  Include the following statement in your Notices:The Rules […]

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Discovery

How To Win At Asset Hide And Seek

How To Win At Asset Hide And Seek

There are so many hidden asset scenarios when it comes to parties who are going through a divorce.  Often times one spouse believes the other has been divorce planning, or one spouse was historically in control of the parties’ finances and the other knows little to nothing about their assets or liabilities. Cases like these […]

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Budgets

7 Costly Mistakes To Avoid In Budgets

7 Costly Mistakes To Avoid In Budgets

Presenting credible evidence to support a client’s budget or discredit a spouse’s budgetary claims can ultimately save clients thousands of dollars or more per year. Credible evidence includes a reliable analysis of the parties’ historical spending to show the marital standard of living.  In addition, to be credible, a projected living expense budget must be […]

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Freelance

Top 5 Reasons to Use Freelance Paralegals

Top 5 Reasons to Use Freelance Paralegals

Whether you need part-time paralegal assistance in addition to the fabulous staff you already have, or you are currently solo but could use some paralegal support, there are numerous benefits to using a freelance paralegal.  Here are the top 5 reasons why you should use a freelance paralegal: 1. Gain high-quality legal assistance Experienced paralegals […]

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