There are situations when a party (or both parties) to a divorce will disagree with the decision made by the district court judge. The remedy? Filing an appeal with the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Many of the cases we handle involve a high level of conflict. Our Family Wizard is a fantastic online tool to help streamline the process of parental communication during, and after, divorce.
One change that has occurred in Minnesota law in recent years is found in the statute pertaining to relocation out of state with a minor child. Under the old law, the non-moving parent had the burden of proof when it came to explaining to the court why the child shouldn’t be taken out of state. Now, however, it is the moving parent who has burden of proof; they must prove why such a move serves the best interest of the child.