Updating your estate plan amid divorce

After you create your estate plan, certain circumstances may warrant giving it a thorough review. A divorce is one such circumstance, and there are certain areas of your estate plan you may want to revisit when you split from your husband or wife. When you divorce...

3 back-to-school tips for coparents

You may have never pictured yourself getting divorced and sharing custody of your children with your former spouse. But this is a reality for many couples attempting to coparent their children. According to the American Psychological Association, between 40 and 50% of...

Tips for a flexible parenting plan

You and spouse have decided a Minnesota divorce is best for you both and agreed upon who gets the house and who gets the 401(s). However, the idea of working out a parenting plan seems overwhelming and complicated. We often work with clients in creating a schedule...

Stepchildren and the divorce process

For parents, getting divorced brings up many stressors and areas of uncertainty. Aside from dealing with legal matters and working through the financial impact of a divorce, child custody and one's ability to continue a healthy relationship with their child is at...

Common adoption mistakes you want to avoid

If you are ready to grow your family and have chosen adoption as the method to do so, remember that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to this life-changing event. As you await the arrival of your new daughter or son, it's important that all the rules are followed...