Tuft, Lach, Jerabek & O’Connell, PLLC is pleased to announce that Allyson Kerr has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Allyson graduated from Mitchell Hamline School of Law and previously worked at legal aid and the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office in both the child protection and juvenile prosecution divisions. Prior to attending law school, […]
Written by: Ben Olson Question: What rights do unmarried parents have in Minnesota? Answer: The rights of unmarried mothers and fathers are different depending on the specific circumstances of each case. Read the discussion below to learn more. Discussion: In Minnesota, unmarried mothers are automatically given sole legal and sole physical custody of their children. […]
Q: I just found out my spouse is having an affair. I also found out that my spouse has used our money to support the affair in the form of gifts, dates, and so on. My spouse says he wants a divorce. What can be done about the money that has been spent on the […]
Q: I have a special needs child who requires extra care. Is there a way I can get more child support because of his special needs? A: Minnesota law allows for upward deviations of child support in a few circumstances. One factor the Court considers is the extraordinary financial needs and resources, physical and emotional […]
By: Letty Van Ert Q: I have a lot of credit card debt. Will the Court allow me to pay less in child support because of my debt? A: It depends. Minnesota law allows for the Court to lower a child support obligation for a few limited reasons, including debt. However, the law only allows […]
We are pleased to announce that Letty Van Ert has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 24th Edition of Best Lawyers® for family law. Ms. Van Ert is a lawyer and family law mediator with Tuft, Lach, Jerabek & O’Connell, PLLC. This is her first year named to the Best Lawyers® list.