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The well-being of families is of the utmost importance. At Dunlap Seeger, we understand how personal matters can be complex and emotional. Our experienced attorneys can help navigate tough family law situations and provide calm guidance. We are dedicated to listening to individual client needs, concerns and circumstances to build a strategy that advocates for a favorable outcome and represents their desired goals. Our expertise includes divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, adoption, court orders, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, mediation, litigation and more. Through proactive and compassionate counsel, we help families build their futures.


Related Services

  • Adoption
  • Arbitration
  • Court Orders
  • Custody, Parenting Time & Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Early Neutral Evaluation
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Order of Protection & Harassment Restraining Orders
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements

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March 25, 2020 Dunlap Seeger

The Impact of a Peacetime Emergency on Family Court Hearings

The Governor declared a peacetime emergency on March 13, 2020, which placed restrictions on public activities because of the Coronavirus. This declaration impacted the Court system. As a result, we are receiving questions from clients in family law about their scheduled court hearings and mediations. There have been two orders in the last week from the Court that impact family law matters in the court system. On March 16, 2020 in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Court issued an order More +
March 25, 2020 Dunlap Seeger

What does Stay at Home Mean for Your Parenting Time Order

There are a lot of questions about parenting time and the directive for Minnesotans to stay home because of COVID-19. Minnesota Governor Waltz’s Emergency Executive Order dated March 25, 2020 is clear that parenting time should continue as court ordered. Families can of course make other agreed upon arrangements for exchanging their children. Continue using social distancing when exchanging your children. If a family member is ill in one household speak with the other parent to make different arrangements that More +
March 22, 2020 Dunlap Seeger

Managing Parenting Time with COVID-19

If you abide by a court-ordered parenting time schedule, you may be wondering what impact the recent COVID-19 virus outbreak or a potential government-mandated lockdown will have on your normal parenting time schedule. Keep in mind that, given this unprecedented situation, there has not been time for judges to issue much guidance. However, here are some general guidelines to follow: Parenting Time Exchanges are Likely to Be Deemed Necessary If Minnesota follows the trends being set by other states issuing More +
February 25, 2020 Dunlap Seeger

Estate Planning After Welcoming a Child is Vital

Welcoming a child into a family changes life completely. Whether through birth or adoption, changing the family dynamic in such a way warrants important planning for the future. As a result, new parents in Minnesota may want to consider starting estate planning or updating their already-existing estate plans. One major estate planning document that new parents may want to create or update is a will. Though a will is an important planning document for anyone, it is especially important for new parents More +
May 05, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

Divorce and Your Revocable Trust

When it comes to both estate planning and divorce, there are a plethora of legal issues to consider and many ways in which you may be impacted. In this post, we will examine some of the different factors that you may need to take into consideration if you are in the middle of ending your marriage and you have a revocable trust. Although the divorce process can be very overwhelming at times, you should not neglect other important responsibilities that More +


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Why Dunlap Seeger

For more than 75 years, Dunlap Seeger has had the privilege of representing clients across the region as well as nationally and internationally. Our approach is comprehensive, deliberate and puts client needs first and foremost.

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