The law firm of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn Law Firm serves Coon Rapids, Blaine, Anoka, and many other Minnesota communities. We offer depth of experience and expertise in a wide variety of matters of law, and we specialize in multiple areas including estate planning, probate law, real estate law and family law, including divorce. Lisa Kallemeyn has devoted her entire career to her family law practice so if you are in need of a divorce attorney, and are looking for an experienced, capable and compassionate attorney, we can help. Read Full Post
For many individuals, writing a will is the most appropriate option to allow them to express their wishes about the distribution of assets. In more complex estates or when special circumstances apply, a comprehensive estate plan may include a variety of instruments, including powers of attorney, a living will, trusts and a pour-over will.
There are many times people feel upset about the way a Will has been written, and this usually occurs when someone is unhappy with the way an estate is to be paid out under a Will. Not just anyone can contest a Will, for example you cannot be a concerned friend that decides to contest a Will, you have to be a part of an interested party, meaning you would have inherited from our loved one if there was no will or you are a beneficiary of the will. Read Full Post
If 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
We all know the statistics. Nearly 50% of marriages in our country end in divorce. And the divorce rate is even higher if it is a second or a third marriage. Despite the statistics, we all enter into our marriage with the best of intentions and hope and trust in our ability to beat the odds. However, as life marches on, things get complicated and change, you may find yourself facing an unexpected separation or divorce. If you live in the Coon Rapids, Anoka, Blaine, Ham Lake, Andover, Spring Lake Park, Champlin, MN area, you have many options when it comes to settling your divorce. The two most common mechanisms for settling a divorce are divorce mediation and proceeding through the traditional court system. No matter which route you choose, the team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can help. Read Full Post
Family law encompasses much more than divorce — as an area of law, it covers all types of family matters including adoption, domestic partnerships, civil unions, child abuse, domestic violence divorce and even surrogacy. Lisa Kallemeyn, of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn focuses her entire law practice on family law and has been serving the communities of Blaine, Coon Rapids, Andover, Ham Lake, Lino Lakes, Circle Pines, Stacy, Forest Lake for more than 20 years. If you are struggling with any family matter and are considering getting legal counsel, call Lisa directly for information, support and help moving your life forward. Read Full Post