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August 2015 Archives

A few questions and answers related to paternity-Part I

It may be necessary to conduct a paternity test in Minnesota in the event that paternity is drawn into question. If there is no understanding between the mother and the alleged father, then either of them can bring about a paternity lawsuit to identify the biological father and to establish fathers' rights as well as child support. Though paternity is often established in order for child support to be established, a lot of paternity suits are filed to give rise to the moral and legal rights of the father.

Creative solutions for property division matters

The end of a marriage often not only breaks hearts but also impacts finances. For example, property division can leave an individual facing financial challenges. The property that a couple has accumulated over the years should be equitably distributed between the spouses, but that is often difficult to achieve

Settling parental rights issues for child born out of wedlock

A child may be born to an unwed couple in Minnesota, or anywhere else in the United States. Under such circumstances, protecting the rights of those children often becomes very important because that child may face a number of issues while growing up. So, how do the parents declare parental rights in that case?

What factors should be considered for joint custody?

Divorce hits children very hard. While their parents look forward to a better life ahead apart, the children are often gripped by insecurity about their life and they may wonder who will support them and where they will live. Hence, in the best interest of the child, U.S. courts, including those in Minnesota, typically award child custody to one parent and order the other to pay child support.

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