minnesota family law attorneys

Minnesota Family Law Attorneys

Dudley & Smith is Minnesota’s top Family Law Firm. Our Minnesota Family Law Attorneys are here to assist you in every step of the legal process. Regardless of what family law issues you are currently going through, from divorce and separation to child custody and child support complications, Dudley and Smith, P.A. offers you the compassion and guidance to get through this challenging time. We have been helping families in Minnesota and Wisconsin overcome difficult and life-changing obstacles since 1952. We protect the rights of families – husbands, wives, partners, parents, children and anyone else involved. Let us be your guiding light through this dark and confusing time.

Minnesota Divorce Attorneys

Divorce can be one of the most stressful times in your life. No one goes into a marriage thinking it will end this way, and it can be a long journey getting back to a happy place.  The Minnesota Divorce Attorneys Dudley and Smith, P.A. we are committed to making the process as quick and stress-free as possible.  We will fight for your rights, no matter what the situation is.  We gather personal information, including assets and debts to help tailor a divorce plan that fits your needs.  Our divorce services include:

  • Uncontested and contested divorce cases
  • Division of property and asset management
  • Division of debt
  • Legal separations and annulments
  • Ante-nuptial agreements (“prenups”)
  • Post-nuptial agreements
  • Spousal maintenance cases (“alimony”), including modification and enforcement
  • Post-decree motions
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Early Neutral Evaluations (ENE)
  • Appeals
  • Same-sex marriage

Minnesota Child Custody Attorneys

One of the hardest things about a divorce or separation is the splitting up of your family. If you have children it can be hard to know what’s best for them during a divorce. Child custody cases can get messy, but the most important thing is to serve the best interests of the children involved. Whether this involves a joint custody agreement or a full custody agreement with visitation rights, our Minnesota child custody lawyer will represent you and your best interests, regardless of what this may be. Our child custody services include:

  • Paternity cases
  • Child custody
  • Parenting time/visitation
  • Out-of-state moves and visitation rights
  • Child support, including payments,  modifications, and enforcement
  • Grandparent rights and third party custody and visitation
  • Adoption
  • Step-parent adoption
  • Child protection (CHIPS)

Individualized Attention, Affordable Assistance

We know that every case is different.  Some divorces end amicably, some do not.  Some custody hearings end with both parties happy, some do not.  We can help you understand your options and work with your budget.  We will sit down with you at a time and place that is convenient for you to determine what exactly has happened and create an individualized plan to help you take the best step forward.

Minnesota Family Lawyer your Can Trust

Gloria E. Bogen has over 30 years of legal experience, including 15 years as the Executive Director and Lead Staff Attorney at the non-profit Legal Assistance of Washington County where she provided free legal representation to low-income family law clients.  Her experience ensures you will receive the most professional, ethical and effective representation for your family law issues.  To speak with an experienced family law attorney, contact Minnesota law firm Dudley and Smith, P.A. today at 651-291-1717.

Allison J. Rapp Fredrickson (Formerly Allison J. Gonzalez) has a strong focus on divorce and family law issues.  She is committed to her clients and always looks for creative solutions to their problems while protecting their rights. To speak with an experienced family law attorney, contact Minnesota law firm Dudley and Smith, P.A. today at 651-291-1717.