One of the most contentious parts of a divorce is determining child support. If you are at the beginning of this process, you may have questions about how child support amounts are determined and what you should expect as a part of this process. Here is some basic information to get you started. Read Full Post
Among all issues that must be settled during a divorce, the issue of child support is always complicated, difficult and often times deeply rooted in conflict. Each party has their own view on how and whether child support payments are necessary and strong opinions about how much should be granted. As a divorcing couple, you have a choice when it comes to settling issues like child support, division of assets and property and even child custody. You can navigate the traditional court system with a lawyer and engage in a court battle, or you can try to use mediation as a tool to find solutions that work for all parties. Lisa Kallemeyn, of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, can help you decide which avenue is best for you and your family and can even help you no matter which route you take. Lisa is a trained mediator as well as a divorce attorney and she can support you in either role (just not both!) and works with divorcing couples in the Coon Rapids, Blaine, Ham Lake, Andover, Anoka, Champlin, MN area. Read Full Post
Minnesota courts say they take the “best interest of the child” to determine custody. Although this is great to hear, many people wonder what are the factors that determine that decision. In Minnesota, there are 13 parameters that determine this they are: Read Full Post
Child support cases can be extremely difficult to make it through on your own, especially when you factor in the emotional and mental challenges of a divorce or separation and the potential damage an ugly court case can cause to a child. At Kallemeyn and Kallemeyn, we have years of experience helping to resolve child support issues in and outside of court, helping create reasonable and legally fair child support agreements. If you are in need of a child support attorney for legal representation in court or to help you settle a child support case before it goes to court, we can provide you with Anoka County child support attorney aid, including in Anoka, Coon Rapids, Blaine, Ham Lake and Andover, Minnesota. Read Full Post
The law firm of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn is an excellent source of support for you if you have made the decision to seek a divorce from your spouse. If you have children together, Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn have the depth of experience and expertise in matters of divorce to help you feel hopeful and capable of moving on with your life. Even more important, Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can help you and your parenting partner do what is in the best interests of your child or children, specifically as it relates to child support and child custody.
Most people agree that children deserve to be protected from the worst aspects of divorce—the fighting, the contempt, the disdain that can often be present between the members of a divorcing couple. Children absorb a great deal of the negativity and stress that can be created in adult relationships, even when they do not have the intellectual capacity to understand it. And lacking the psychological resiliency to respond to it, children absorb their parents’ negativity and create potentially harmful habits for dealing with conflict in their own lives. Read Full Post
Universal agreement is difficult to find in even the most amicable divorces and we all know that most divorces have more than their share of disagreements, disputes and differences of opinion. A contested divorce in the state of Minnesota is defined as one in which even one major issue is not agreed upon. One single issue. Divorce or family lawyers are generally needed in instances of contested divorces to make sure that an individual’s perspective is put forward to the strongest possible way. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn of Coon Rapids, MN, has more than two decades of experience in Minnesota family law cases and can help you navigate through even the most complicated divorce. Read Full Post