Hennepin County Divorce Lawyer

Hennepin County Divorce Lawyer

Hennepin County Divorce Lawyer

Every divorce involves its own complications and deserves careful consideration. The terms of your divorce will set the stage for you and your children’s future, and you shouldn’t move forward without the careful guidance of an experienced Hennepin County divorce lawyer in your corner.

Your Divorce

Your divorce will be utterly unique to your circumstances, but it will, nevertheless, address all of the following terms that apply to your situation:

Dividing Your Marital Property

The assets that you and your spouse brought into your marriage with you and kept separate throughout will remain your own property in the event of divorce. That property that you acquire as a married couple, on the other hand, will need to be divided equitably, or fairly given the circumstances involved, upon divorce. In other words, your marital property will not necessarily be divided equally down the middle but will, instead, be apportioned between you after careful consideration of the circumstances at hand. Often, the division of marital property is one of the most complicated and contentious divorce matters.

Your Child Custody and Parenting Time Arrangements

What used to be called visitation is now called parenting time, and it refers to the schedules that you and your ex will have with your children. Child custody refers to the authority and responsibility to make the big parenting decisions on the children’s behalf, including decisions about:

  • Your children’s education
  • Your children’s religious upbringing
  • Your children’s health care
  • Your children’s extracurricular activities

The court always bases child custody and parenting time decisions squarely on the best interests of the children involved, but it is inclined to believe that children are nearly universally better off when they are able to spend time with both parents.  

Child Support

Child support is the state’s payment mechanism for ensuring that both parents help support their children financially. Child support is calculated according to exacting state guidelines, which means there is little room for deviation – except in special circumstances, such as if one of your children has special needs. Parents are expected to support their children in relation to their financial ability to do so, so the parent with greater financial means generally pays child support to the other. 


When an ex-spouse experiences a financial setback with divorce, the court may address the matter with alimony (or spousal maintenance). These payments are usually for a fixed duration, and they are intended to allow the spouse with the financial deficit the time necessary to become more financially independent. 

An Experienced Hennepin County Divorce Lawyer Can Help

The dedicated Hennepin County divorce lawyers at Atticus Family Law are well prepared and positioned to help you obtain divorce terms that work for you and your children. Our legal team is here to help, so please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information today.

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  • Decisions about the children’s future and parenting time.
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