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Transition Into Your New Life

Divorce, like any other major life change, is a difficult transition that requires careful thought and consideration. How you handle this transition will impact the future lives of you and your loved ones. With so many complex issues to worry about it can often be difficult to remain focused on life. The thought of resolving the legal issues associated with a Minnesota divorce, such as: property division, spousal maintenance, child custody, parenting time, and child support, often leads to stressful uncertainty. At Arnold, Rodman & O’Keefe PA we understated the challenges and concerns you may be experiencing and we seek to use our vast experience and resources to help you move forward with confidence.

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Skilled, Knowledgeable, & Experienced Minneapolis Divorce Attorneys

The partners of the Minneapolis based Law Firm Arnold, Rodman & O'Keefe PA are certified as Qualified Neutrals by the Minnesota Supreme Court to serve as mediators and they encourage the use of a wide range of dispute resolution options including mediation, early neutral evaluations, and cooperative law to resolve cases in a cost-effective and client-focused manner. However, as experienced trial and appellate attorneys, the Minneapolis attorneys at Arnold, Rodman & O'Keefe PA are also able to provide skilled advocacy if your case proceeds to trial or appeal.

Uncontested Divorce Vs. Contested Divorce in Minnesota

In Minneapolis and the surrounding Minnesota area Divorce cases can be resolved by settlement at any time.

In Uncontested divorce cases, where the parties are in agreement as to how to resolve the issues of property division, spousal maintenance, child custody, parenting time, and child support, the divorce action can been filed as a Joint Petition, which incorporates the initiating documents and settlement terms of the case easily through one document.

If the parties are not in agreement on how to resolve the issues in their divorce, there are many options to move towards resolution. Contested divorce cases may be resolved by using mediation, direct negotiation between parties and counsel, early neutral evaluations, and as a last resort, trial. The Minneapolis attorneys at Arnold, Rodman & O'Keefe PA can assist you in determining which dispute resolution method may be the best and most cost-effective option for your case.

In most cases, a divorce or dissolution of marriage action is commenced by personally serving a Summons and Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. The receiving party then has thirty (30) days to respond to the Summons and Petition with an Answer. If you are considering a Minnesota divorce or are already in the process, the divorce attorneys at Arnold, Rodman & O'Keefe PA can assist you in responding to or in pursuing legal action today.

Minneapolis Divorce Representation
You Can Trust & Understand

The Minneapolis Divorce attorneys at Arnold, Rodman & O'Keefe PA follow a basic client-focused approach. We truly value our clients and respect their often-complicated situations. This means we are upfront and honest so you can set realistic expectations and make informed decisions about how you want to proceed every step of the way.

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