Family Law Lawyer in Minnesota Helping Clients Navigate Complex Legal Matters
Most people don’t ever plan to end up in front of a judge, especially with someone they once loved on the opposite side of the courtroom. Sadly, this is an unfortunate reality that many in Minnesota face. Family law cases can be especially emotional and difficult to navigate, which is why it’s so important to have legal representation you can trust.
When your family is involved, it’s important to have an experienced attorney on your side who is ready to represent your case to the best of their ability. At TVA Law Office, we do just that for each of our clients. For more information on our firm and how we can help, call our Minneapolis office today to schedule a free case evaluation.
What Types of Cases Are Considered Family Law?
Family law is a broad category that encompasses many types of cases. In general, if a case involves divorce or children, it falls within the family court’s jurisdiction. Here are some examples of cases that a family law firm like TVA Law Office can help with:
● Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
● Divorces and annulments
● Child custody disputes
● Visitation and parenting plan changes
● Child support establishment and enforcement
● Grandparents’ rights
Can a Family Law Lawyer Help With Grandparents’ Rights Cases?
Grandparents’ rights cases can be complex and challenging cases to bring before the family courts. However, Minnesota is one of the states that have specific provisions allowing for grandparents’ rights. This means that a family law attorney may be able to help you gain court- ordered access to your grandchildren even if the parents are refusing. If you’re not sure if you have grounds to file a grandparents’ rights case in the Hennepin County courts, TVA Law Office can help.
How Soon Should I Talk to a Family Law Attorney?
If you’re still considering divorce and haven’t made a final decision yet, you may wonder if you should wait until you’re ready to file to talk to an attorney. However, the general rule of thumb for when you should talk to a family law attorney is: the sooner, the better. You don’t have to know exactly what you want to do to start the process, and having a consultation with an attorney can actually help you make well-informed decisions. A family law attorney will help you understand all of your options and explain the pros and cons of each, so you can move forward — or not — with accurate information.
If you are already in the middle of a family law case, such as a divorce or custody battle, and you haven’t spoken to an attorney yet, you will want to do that as soon as possible. While many people try to navigate the family courts without legal representation, a knowledgeable lawyer can be an invaluable ally when you are facing difficult or high-conflict situations.
Can a Family Law Attorney Help Me Appeal a Decision?
While it’s always a better idea to involve a family law attorney at the beginning of your proceedings, if you tried to represent yourself and are unhappy with the outcome, a family law attorney may be able to help you appeal the decision. An attorney can review your case and the judge’s decision and help you understand how the decision came to be and what your options are.
Keep in mind that there is a finite timeline on how long you have to appeal a judge’s decisions, so it’s important to talk to a family law attorney as soon as possible so that you can hire them in time to file an appeal.
At TVA Law Office, we know how intimidating and overwhelming it can be to deal with the family court system. We want to help make the process easier by taking some of that burden and giving you the peace of mind that your case is in good hands. Call 651-571-8547 to schedule an appointment with a family law attorney who can talk to you about your case.