Lisa Amundson, a family law attorney, has announced her legal practice, Amundson Law Office, in the metropolitan area of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul. Amundson lives in Dakota County and many of her cases are in service to Dakota County residents. Well known as a divorce attorney, she handles all aspects of family law from divorce to child support and custody issues. Licensed to practice law in all Minnesota District and Federal courts, Lisa Amundson graduated cum laude from Saint Cloud State University with a B.A. and then received her J.D. from Hamline University’s law school in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Amundson is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Dakota County Bar Association, and the Hennepin County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Family Law section. She also has additional training and experience in the family law sector as a Social Early Neutral Evaluator, a Financial Early Neutral Evaluator, and a Rule 114 mediator. She’s obtained certification as a Guardian ad Litem for the State of Minnesota in Dakota County and previously passed the State of Minnesota’s test to sit as a Child Support Magistrate. Amundson Law Office in Eagan, Minnesota follows Amundson’s previous employment with various Twin Cities area firms such as Thomsen & Nybeck and Dudley & Smith, PA.
For people who are anticipating a divorce, or any other situation where they might require Family Law assistance, Amundson Law Office offers a free initial consultation so potential new clients have the opportunity to ask questions and see if they feel like the law office is a good fit for them. If they decide they want to proceed, Amundson will walk them through what to expect in terms of process, timeline, and how much they can expect to pay in legal fees. For anyone going through a divorce, the legal team at Amundson Law Office will keep them informed every step of the way. They believe it’s never too early to contact an attorney to help prepare for the divorce process because developing a plan to handle all of the financial and custody issues that may come up during the divorce takes time.
The first step in the divorce process, legally, is “filing” for divorce, which is the process of filling out and sending or receiving paperwork to petition the court for a divorce. Since minor mistakes in this paperwork can lead to many major pitfalls, Amundson Law Office recommends having an attorney assist in the process of completing the paperwork to ensure it’s done correctly. Once this paperwork has been filed, a person going through a divorce may want to file for temporary support or custody. Every situation is different, but if one spouse, for example, does not have an income, that spouse will often be granted some kind of temporary financial support while the couple works on completing their divorce. Custody is determined on a case-by-case basis where the best interests of the children is taken into consideration before an agreement can be set up. Lisa Amundson is an experienced child custody attorney and can help clients navigate the custody process.
Once the divorce has been filed and temporary support and custody agreements have been arranged, the divorce goes through a “discovery process” where all of the financial documents relevant to the relationship are made available to both parties. This can be helpful in situations where one spouse has been handling all the financial matters of a household and is withholding that information from the other spouse during the divorce. With all of the information in the hands of all parties, it is time to work out the custody and financial issues of the divorce, and Attorney Lisa Amundson will protect her client's rights and pursue the best possible outcomes for their families. The courts will determine the best agreement for the children involved, and a period of negotiations is entered where both parties and their attorneys work out an agreement that both parties can agree on.
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