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Congratulations Waconia Mock Trial

I had the pleasure of watching the Waconia High School mock trial team tear up Farmington during their second round at the U of M Invitational today.  I attorney coach the team with fellow MHS attorney, Tim Looby. We didn’t fair so well against our first opponent, Breck (past national...

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A Real Kangaroo Court

Courtesy former law school classmate, Kimberly Larson, and in honor of dear friend, Marie O’Leary, I bring you an article from the Grand Forks Herald about a real kangaroo in court. Click Here to read the entire story. I previously posted recommendations on What Not to Wear in court. File this...

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Replay: How to Interview a Prospective Attorney

I published this post on How to Interview a Prospective Attorney less than a month ago.  This evening, I am presenting at a parenting through divorce class and using it as a handout.  Since I’ve had quite a few new readers to My General Counselor in the past few days, I thought...

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Legal News of the Weird

I like litigating complicated, sometimes strange legal battles, but this one takes the cake. Have you read about the lawsuit over Ansel Adams’s alleged negatives?  Wow.  I have to say, I am happy not to be on either side of this battle.  My question is:  Who is leading the charge...

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WELCOME!

Welcome FaceBook Friends. I finally had the gumption to post my site to the FaceBook “world”, which frankly seems like the whole world.  Thank you for taking the time to visit. Like the sidebar says, I don’t expect you to be a regular visitor to this site, but I do want...

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Divorce Lessons for Children (and Adults)

We all know divorce is difficult and that it is difficult to talk to children about divorce. Here is a link to a simple but good article on the Woman’s Divorce website about lessons from divorce that you can pass on to your kids. The tips focus on respect for both...

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The morality of walking away from your home.

For over a year I’ve been providing clients an hour long “primer” on foreclosure and the risks in walking away from a home that is underwater. What strikes me in almost every case is the client’s strong sense of ethics/values/morals surrounding homeownership and ability/obligation to pay. Brent White, a University...

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ICMC? SENE? FENE? Is “ENE” of this making sense to you?

For the last few years Hennepin County has followed a unique process for marriage dissolutions.  The process is aimed at trying to expedite courtroom proceedings and minimize the conflict and the expense associated when parties quickly resort to litigating dissolutions.  In the fall of 2010, Carver County, Scott County and Dakota...

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Issues to Consider When Seeking Marriage Dissolution

Deciding to dissolve your marriage is one of the most difficult decisions you will ever encounter.  Marriage dissolution is fraught with emotions. One of the easiest things to do when faced with difficult emotions is to avoid. When proceeding with divorce it is important you do your best to separate your emotions...

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