2017 Family Law Facts

The Divorce and Family Law Attorneys at Trenti Law Firm share 12 facts dealing with: Parenting Time, Paternity, Custody and Child Support.

3 Facts About Minnesota Parenting Time

Under Minnesota law, the noncustodial parent is eligible to receive a minimum of 25 percent of parenting time each month absent unusual circumstances. Contact the Virginia, Minnesota divorce attorneys to help create a parenting time schedule that will work for all those involved.

Many Court Orders provide for mediation prior to the filing of a motion for parenting time assistance in the event that issues arise with the parenting time schedule. Contact the Trenti Law Firm to discuss your options.

If one parent has interfered with the other’s parenting time, the latter may be entitled to compensatory (makeup) parenting time. Contact the divorce attorneys at Trenti Law Firm to discuss parenting time options.

3 Facts About Minnesota Paternity

If parents are unmarried when a child is born in the State of Minnesota, the mother automatically has sole legal and sole physical custody of the child until a court order establishes custody and parenting time. A family law attorney at Trenti Law can help you petition for custody and parenting time.

Unmarried fathers who wish to preserve parenting time should file a Petition for Custody and Parenting Time as soon as possible. Absent a parenting time order, a mother can move with the child outside of the State of Minnesota without a father’s permission. Contact the Virginia, Minnesota family law attorneys at Trenti Law to preserve your rights.

Paternity can easily be established when both parties sign the state’s Recognition of Parentage form acknowledging both mother and father are the child’s parents. The family law attorneys in Virginia, Minnesota are able to answer all your paternity questions.

3 Facts About Minnesota Custody

The Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) program is available to parents as an alternative to court litigation. Talk to a child custody attorney in Virginia, Minnesota about what to expect and how to prepare for your evaluation.

In Minnesota, parents are typically awarded joint legal custody, in which both have the right to make decisions about issues such as health care, education and religion because there is a presumption in favor of joint legal custody. Child custody attorneys at Trenti Law can answer all of your questions about your rights in Minnesota.

In Minnesota, initial child custody cases and parenting time cases examine what is in a child’s best interests. Trenti Law Firm can answer all your child custody questions.

3 Facts About Minnesota Child Support

In Minnesota, child support is calculated by the Minnesota Child Support Guidelines. To learn more about the guidelines that affect child support calculations, contact the Trenti Law Firm today.

Minnesota Child Support Guidelines consider parenting time percentages, gross income of each party, the cost of child care, medical and dental insurance, and the number of other children in each parent’s home. Call a child support attorney at Trenti Law to see how these guidelines may affect your situation.

Child support can be reviewed any time there is a change in circumstances that renders the current order unfair and unreasonable. It is important to have a Virginia, Minnesota child support attorney to guide you through the child support process.

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