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February 21, 2018

Post-Decree Motions: When You Have to Go Back to Court After Divorce

When you finalized your divorce, you assumed that your forays into the courtroom environment were over for good. Unfortunately, like many divorcees, you face changed circumstances. Depending on your situation, it may be possible to change aspects of your divorce agreement. Keep reading to learn more about post-decree options in Minnesota:  

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Brown Law Office
February 14, 2018

Termination of Parental Rights

Minnesota is home to many loving and capable parents. Some, however, fail to provide safe, loving homes for their children. In especially alarming situations, these parents' rights to care for their children may be taken away by the court in a proceeding known as "termination of parental rights." This action removes the formerly legal parent's ability to care for or make decisions on behalf of his or her child. Read on for valuable insight into parental right termination in Minnesota:

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January 24, 2018

Is there an App for that? Apps to Help make Co-Parenting Easier

Co-parenting can be a serious headache, even if you enjoy an amicable relationship with your ex. Coordinating school papers, medical appointments, and kid-related obligations—on top of your own career and logistical needs—requires ace organizational skills. But what if you struggle on this front? Thankfully, technology can save the day. Ease your burden with one or more of these household apps:

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Brown Law Office
January 17, 2018

Getting the Most from Your Relationship with Your Divorce Therapist

Many couples pursue marriage counseling, but the need for emotional release doesn't end after you decide to end your relationship. Divorce therapy could help you communicate more effectively with your soon-to-be ex-spouse, thereby ensuring an amicable, expedient separation. Ready to give divorce therapy a whirl? You'll get out what you put in, so keep these essentials in mind as you prepare for your first session:

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Brown Law Office
January 10, 2018

How the GOP’s Tax Bill Could Impact Divorcing Couples

Republican lawmakers gathered shortly before Christmas to celebrate their crowning achievement of 2017: an overhaul of the United States tax system, including significant tax cuts for many Americans. For lawmakers, this marks a high point in a drawn-out effort, but for the rest of us, the process is just beginning. The legislation favors some more than others, and unfortunately, many divorcees may see their tax burden rise in the near future.  

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Brown Law Office
January 3, 2018

Repairing Your Credit After a Divorce—A QuickStart Guide

Between court costs, alimony and child support, divorce can quickly throw your finances into disarray. Unfortunately, credit concerns add yet another complication, especially if you failed to establish a credit history while married. Thankfully, it's not too late to repair your credit; follow these steps to get back on track:

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Brown Law Office
December 27, 2017

What Estate Planning Projects Do You Need to Do After Your Divorce?

Alimony, property division, tax planning... the financial aspects of your divorce can cause undue stress and confusion. Unfortunately, the difficulties are far from over after you sign the final papers. Once you've addressed the immediate concerns of separation, it's time to think long-term. The sooner you adjust your estate plan, the sooner you can enjoy the closure that comes with a truly completed dissolution. Get started with these essential projects:

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Brown Law Office
December 20, 2017

Divorce and Your Adult Children: Do’s and Don’ts

Some well-intentioned parents know their marriage is over, but they choose to wait “until the kids are older” before filing for divorce. Others separate later in life after a devastating revelation (such as the admission of an affair) or because the relationship just isn’t working anymore. Each divorce is different, but those involving adult children require special consideration. It’s easy to avoid sharing details about a divorce with little ones. But adult children will likely pepper you with questions and worries. How can you be forthcoming with them in a strategic, loving way?

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