Where do I find Minnesota laws online?

The Office of the Revisor of Statutes is an office created by the Minnesota Legislature to serve as the compiler of Minnesota Statutes, Laws, and Rules.  It is a nonpartisan office what provides a wealth of information on its website for the public to use.  One of the primary services the Office provides is access […]

How is custody addressed when parents live in other states?

With our mobile society, it is relatively easy to move to and from other states.  There may be situations where couples with children find themselves living in different states.  What happens with children?  The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, or UCCJEA, may come into play.  The UCCJEA is a series of statutes, or […]

What is a cohabitation agreement?

The long-standing tradition of marriage has changed over the last few decades.  When a couple was in a serious long standing relationship, they married.  They worked and saved money, earned retirement benefits and built a joint financial life.  That is just the way it was done.  The marital contract protected each spouse with legal rights […]