What is a Contested Divorce?

Post Divorce HelpKallemeyn & Kallemeyn Law Firm provides contested divorce representation for people who live in Coon Rapids, Anoka, Blaine, Andover, Ham Lake, and many other communities in Minnesota. We are a trusted law firm that offers a full menu of divorce law services. You can count on our team to represent your interests before, during, and after your divorce. As legal professionals focused in the area of divorce law, we consider it our professional obligation to help you understand the most important points about the various processes associated with your divorce. The majority of us enter into marriage without ever considering that we could end up in a divorce proceeding. As a result, most of us know very little about the various divorce process. If you are in the early stages of a contested divorce, our team can help you navigate this difficult process. Read Full Post

After-Divorce Mediator

Divorce AttorneyIf you’ve already been through a divorce, you know how stressful and taxing it can be, emotionally, physically, and financially. If you worked with a mediator during your divorce – or if you’ve worked with our divorce mediator before – then you know you’re in good hands at Kallemeyn and Kallemeyn. But if this is your first time considering using a divorce mediator after working through your divorce in the courts, then you’re in for a healthy change of pace. With an after-divorce mediator, you’ll be able to work through any post-divorce problems or changes and formulate a new divorce agreement that takes these changes into account – without the hassle or conflict typical of courtroom divorce agreements. If you’re looking for a post-divorce mediator in Coon Rapids, Blaine, Anoka, Andover or Ham Lake, MN look no further; you’ve found us!
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Marriage Dissolution

Divorce Laywer Anoka CountyWhen many of us think of divorce and dissolving a marriage, we automatically think about a lengthy and contentious court battle. Maybe you have a friend or family member that has recently been through a difficult divorce, or perhaps you have been influenced by images and stories that are all over TV and social media. The messages we receive in our society about divorce are generally quite negative as a whole. However, while a divorce is never considered easy, it can be handled amicably, with less stress, conflict and financial strain than you might expect. A strong legal team like Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn understands the complexity of divorce and will work to help you dissolve your marriage with minimal disruption, conflict and animosity. We have more than two decades of legal experience and serve clients in the Coon Rapids, Anoka, Blaine, Andover, and Ham Lake, MN area. Read Full Post

Child Custody in MN

Child Custody Lawyer AndoverChild Custody can be a complicated trial for the two separated parties of a child. With patience and understanding, we here at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, PLLC are more than willing to break child custody rights down into understandable terms to accommodate every party’s individual situation.

“Legal custody” of a child has the right to regulate a child’s upbringing, including the child’s health care insurance, religious practices, and education. Make it a priority between you and your ex-wife or husband to not exclude one another from the decision-making process. When you exclude the other party involved, they can and will take you back to court. Avoid court because it is time consuming and expensive. Read Full Post

Minnesota Paternity Law

Legal Father“Paternity” is defined as the “legal” father of a child. As the legal father, he is obliged to financially support that child until the child reaches adulthood at the age of eighteen. In some cases, the father may have to request a court appearance to schedule parenting time and custody of the child.

In the state of Minnesota, when the child is born and the father is present during the birth, it is at that time, both parents will have signed a Recognition of Parentage. Recognition of Parentage establishes paternity for the purposes of child support. Unless ordered by the Court, the father has no legal binding rights to that child. When a parenting plan is reached between the two parents, it is then in the hands of the Court until the agreement is apart of the Court order. Read Full Post

Divorce Attorney That Mediates

Divorce MediationIf you and your partner have decided to move forward with a divorce, you may wonder what your options are for settling important (and difficult) issues such as division of assets, property and debt, child and spousal support payments and the development of a fair and reasonable child custody arrangement. Most couples explore the two most common options for settling a divorce and decide which best meets their needs. The court system is the traditional mechanism for settling divorce and is particularly useful if conflict is high and compromise is unlikely. Mediation is an alternative and highly effective method that can work for couples who are able to solve some problems on their own and do not want to spend significant time and resources on a court battle. The law firm of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn offers couples in the Coon Rapids, Ham Lake, Anoka and Andover, MN both options for settling a divorce. Read Full Post

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