We are pleased to announce that John M. Jerabek has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of Best Lawyers® for family law. Mr. Jerabek, is a shareholder, lawyer, and family law mediator with Tuft, Lach, Jerabek & O’Connell, PLLC and has been consistently named to the Best Lawyers® list since 2012.
Dan O’Connell has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of Best Lawyers® for family law. Mr. O’Connell has been consistently named to the Best Lawyers® in Family Law list each year since 2008. He was named the Best Lawyers®’ 2015 Minneapolis Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” and also named a Best Lawyer® for Family Law Mediation.
Susan Lach has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of Best Lawyers® for family law. Ms. Lach has been consistently named to the Best Lawyers in Family Law list each year since 1993. Best Lawyers® is among the most respected peer-review guides to the legal profession worldwide.
By: Letty M-S Van Ert Q: At the time of my divorce, I did not think I wanted to change my name. I have changed my mind and now I want to change my name. What can I do? A: If you do not change your name within the divorce process and later wish to […]
By: Letty M-S Van Ert Q: I am getting divorced and I would like to change my name. How do I go about doing that? A: If there is an ongoing divorce proceeding, the request for a name change needs to be referenced in the Judgment and Decree (the document that dissolves the marriage). The […]
By: Letty M-S Van Ert Q: What is the difference between legal separation and divorce? A: A divorce (“dissolution of marriage”) is the termination of the marital relationship between spouses. A decree of dissolution completely terminates the marital status of both parties. A legal separation is a court determination of the rights and responsibilities of spouses […]
Thomas Tuft, Susan Lach, John Jerabek and Dan O’Connell have been named to the 2016 list of Minnesota Super Lawyers®. Additionally, Thomas Tuft, Susan Lach, and Dan O’Connell have been listed among the Top 100 Super Lawyers® in Minnesota and Susan Lach has been listed among the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers®. Thomas Tuft has […]
By: Letty M-S Van Ert Q: My nephew lived with me for awhile but now he lives somewhere else. Do I have any rights to visitation? A: Maybe. If an unmarried minor child resides with someone other than a foster parent or grandparent or great-grandparent for a period of two years or more and no longer resides with the […]
By: Letty M-S Van Ert Q: My grandchildren lived with me for a period of time and then their mother removed them from my home and won’t let me see them. What can I do? A. If an unmarried minor child has resided with a grandparent or great-grandparent for a period of 12 months or more […]
By: Letty M-S Van Ert Q. My ex-son-in-law has custody of my grandchildren and will not allow me to see them. Is there anything I can do? A. Yes. Grandparents have a right to reasonable visitation, so long as they meet their burden of proof. That is, the grandparents must show that visitation is in […]