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National Adoption Month Mother and Child

November begins the season of holidays, and National Adoption Day is one of our favorites! This year, National Adoption Day falls on November 20, in the middle of National Adoption Month. This day celebrates the kids who are newly adopted, and gives pause to remember the kids in foster care, still waiting to be adopted….
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what is a power of attorney

Nobody wants to think of the worst-case scenarios. Yet sometimes, that’s the best you can do for your loved ones.  What if you ever become too sick to care for yourself? Or, what if you need someone to attend to your affairs in your absence but isn’t listed on the appropriate accounts?  Planning ahead in…
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How to Use a Parenting Time Expeditor

Co-parenting after a divorce or separation can be a hurdle, especially when there’s no collaboration. As we’ve written before, successful co-parenting demands full participation from both parties. Sadly, this isn’t how it often goes.  However, if you’re a resident of Minnesota, you don’t have to bear the cost and responsibility of parenting alone. A parenting…
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Duluth Family Lawyer Logo

If you can believe it (it’s hard for me to believe), I am celebrating 10 years since I opened my own firm in Duluth!  I have happily provided family law expertise for a decade — for the happiest days like finalized adoptions, the hardest conversations such as custody plans and bankruptcy filings, and everything in…
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Summer Custody

Sure, summer break isn’t starting as early as it did last year — considering that in March 2020 students were already at home due to COVID-19.  But no matter how long the winter may seem to go on in Minnesota and Wisconsin, summer break may be just around the corner. Besides, it’s smarter to think…
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