Dirty Tricks and How to Avoid Them

After seeing this happen too many times, I have been inspired to make an addition to a popular past article posting “Dirty Tricks and How to Avoid Them.” Specifically, I discuss the practice some parents have of scheduling children’s activities over the other parent’s parenting time.

Parenting Time in Minnesota Divorce and Custody Cases

For those of us dealing with parenting time schedules every day, there is a certain short-hand which becomes part of our vocabulary. To help those who are not familiar with the most common parenting time schedules to better understand and visualize them, I have just included an important addition to my article on parenting time in Minnesota divorce and custody cases, complete with tables, so that the reader will have a better grasp of some of the most typical arrangements that are available. The article is titled: “Parenting Time in Minnesota Divorce and Custody Cases.

Name Changes in Minnesota Divorce and Custody Cases

In response to a request question, I was inspired this morning to write an article on the topic of name changes in Minnesota divorce and child custody cases. This article addresses both name changes for adult parties in divorce, as well as the issues involved in changing the names of minor children. The article is titled: “Name Changes in Minnesota Divorce and Custody Cases.

Recording of Phone Calls Between Parties and Children

Today I have update my FAQ about the recording of telephone conversations between parties, to include a section discussing the recording of telephone conversations between the other parent and the children: See “Recording of Telephone Calls Between Parties and Children in Minnesota Divorce and Custody Cases.

Corporal Punishment of Children

The question often arises in Minnesota divorce and custody cases, whether and to what extent spanking and other physical punishment is permissible. Today’s FAQ addresses the legalities as well as important strategic considerations on this topic: “Can I Beat the Kids?

Child Support Duration and Termination

Today’s posting answers the fairly common question people have about when their child support obligation ends, and whether or not they need to take any kind of legal action to terminate child support once their child emancipates. For the answer to this questions, with citations to legal authority, see my new FAQ: “When Does My Minnesota Child Support Obligation End?