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How changes to the Minnesota parenting time law affects your parenting time

As of May 5th 2014, Minnesota Statute 518.17 subdivision 2 and Statute 518.175 subdivisions 1 and 5 have changed. How will this change in the law potentially affect your parenting time?

The changes in 518.17 subd. 2 make sure to explicitly write that there is no presumption that joint parenting is better than sole custody or vice versa except in cases of domestic abuse. The four relevant factors are kept the same from the old law in determining custody:

Cooperative divorce

Yes, there is such a thing as cooperative divorce. Cooperative divorce is a term which describes an approach divorce that parties agree to prior to beginning the process. In Cooperative Divorce, both Husband and Wife sign a document committing themselves to working cooperatively with each other at the start of the process.

What to do if you are stopped by the police

Here are four important things to remember if you are stopped by the police:

  • You have the right to remain silent.
  • If you want to exercise that right, say so out loud.

  • You have the right not to be searched.
  • If you are asked whether you are willing to consent to a search, you can say no.

  • You can ask if you are under arrest.
  • If you are not under arrest, you have the right to calmly leave.

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