Category Archives: Family Law
What happens when I go to Court for my custody case in Minnesota?
Remember that every judge, referee, or magistrate is different. Although all judicial officers must apply Minnesota statutes and precedential case law, the law recognizes that the best person to make judgments about a witness’s credibility is the judge hearing the … Continue reading
What is ENE (Early Neutral Evaluation) in Minnesota?
In Minnesota, Early Neutral Evaluation (“ENE”) is described on the Minnesota Judicial Branch website as “a voluntary, confidential, high quality, affordable, prompt, evaluative alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process focused on generating durable settlements. In social ENE (SENE), custody and parenting time issues area addressed. … Continue reading
What happens at ICMC (Initial Case Management Conference) in Minnesota?
Most courts in Minnesota are following a model called Early Case Management. The motivating force behind the model is the Court’s belief that families are much better off, financially and emotionally, if they are able to resolve matters related to their … Continue reading
Questionnaires for Clients and Potential Clients of Stacy Wright Family Law & Mediation, Chtd.
Divorce case clients & potential clients who have minor children should fill out this questionnaire: Qsawlaw – Divorce with Kids Paternity case clients & potential clients should fill out this questionnaire: QsawlawKids – Paternity Clients and potential clients who do … Continue reading
Can I afford to hire an attorney?
Stacy Wright Family Law and Mediation, Chtd., believes that it is essential that people who are involved in family court proceedings have access to legal representation. Because of that strong belief, Stacy Wright Family Law and Mediation, Chtd., works with … Continue reading