Paternity Rights in ND vs Minnesota

Paternity Rights in ND vs Minnesota

Have you recently learned that you are a father? If so, first of all, congratulations are in order! Once the shock begins to wear off, you may begin to wonder “what are my parental rights?” The answer will depend on whether you are married and the state you reside in....
Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation

It’s no shocker that in divorces involving minor children and custody cases, more often than not, the parties are not a fan of each other and will do whatever it takes to get what they want (i.e. primary custody). “Whatever it takes” however, often leads to one...
FEBRUARY 15TH: KICK OFF TO DIVORCE SEASON

FEBRUARY 15TH: KICK OFF TO DIVORCE SEASON

Valentine’s Day is a day of love and romance. However, Cupid’s arrow doesn’t strike everyone. An article published in The New York Post found that divorce rates skyrocket up to 40% after Valentine’s Day, as compared to the previous six months. Because of that,...
LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Rights in North Dakota

LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Rights in North Dakota

Throughout the United States, roughly 3 million gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+) Americans have had a child. In North Dakota, members of the LGBTQ+ community make up 2.7% of the population. According to a 2019 study by The Williams Institute, 10% of their...
Words From Patrick: Family Law & Child Custody

Words From Patrick: Family Law & Child Custody

Let’s talk about custody, otherwise known as primary residential responsibility. Let’s also talk about parenting time, whether you’re in North Dakota or Minnesota, the court’s primary concern is not the individual feelings of each parent, it is...