Your family’s legal issues are unique. At Gislason & Hunter, we strive to develop customized strategies for your family’s particular legal needs and will help you prioritize your goals to efficiently achieve a favorable outcome. You will receive the full range of legal experience and expertise offered by a large, full-service law firm along with individualized attention to guide you through what for most is the most difficult time of your life and move your life forward.
Our methods are proven and our attorneys are established and respected leaders in southern Minnesota, with offices in Mankato, New Ulm and Minneapolis.
Areas of Expertise
Our accomplished attorneys bring substantial expertise to Family Law to deliver the very best in service and results.
Cases & Clients
Post-Decree Divorce Disputes
Represented clients in a variety of post-divorce disputes including enforcing property distribution terms, parenting time disputes and change of custody actions.
Succession Planning for Family Farms
Worked with farm families throughout southern Minnesota in planning for the future transfer of the family farm from generation to generation. Special planning was needed to ensure that older generations can continue to earn a livelihood and be financially supported while transitioning ownership of the farm, and to provide for non-farming children as well as the children who wish to continue to the family business.
Adoptive and Intended Parents
Represented adoptive and intended parents.
- New Tax Law Substantially Modifies Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) in Minnesota
- A Prenuptial Agreement for You and Your Medical Practice
- When Farm Income Declines: How to Address Child Support and Spousal Maintenance
- Proving a Non-Marital Claim May Not Be As Hard As You Think
- Valuation and Division of Growing Crops in a Minnesota Farm Divorce
- Buy-Sell Agreements Help Businesses Survive Divorce
- In Calculating a Business Owner’s Child Support, The Facts Are Important
- Modifying Parenting Time & The Primary Residence Designation
- Divorce Business Valuation: What is Goodwill and Who Gets It?
- Keep in Mind Trust Assets When Getting Divorced in Minnesota
- Divorce and The Family Farm: “The times they are a-changin”
- Served With (Or Serving) Divorce Papers? Time To Review Your Estate Plan.
- Living With Your Significant Other? Think About a Cohabitation Agreement.
- The Lautenberg Amendment
- Retirement Assets in Divorce
- Dividing the Farm: Using Options to Rent and Options to Buy When Farmland Has to be Transferred
- Spousal Maintenance and the Minnesota High Net Worth Divorce
- What Part of Your Asset is Protected by an Antenuptial Agreement?
- Minnesota Supreme Court Weighs in on Child Support Calculation for Self-Employed Parents
- A New Frontier in Minnesota Family Law—Deciphering Minnesota’s Marriage Equality Bill
- In Divorce Decrees, The Devil is in the Details
- Really? The Judge Can Sell My Home?
- The Value of Expert Witness in Divorce
- Buying the Farm: Things to Look for in Negotiating a Farm Divorce Settlement
- Dramatic Changes to Adoption Tax Credit for 2013
- Assisted Reproductive Technology & Divorce: “Custody” Battles Over the Kids You Don’t Have (Yet?)
- Keeping the Minnesota Family Farm After Divorce
- Going Nowhere Fast, Part II: Using PassPort Controls to Insure Your Child Stays in the U.S.
- Going Nowhere Fast, Part I: Using PassPort Controls to Insure Your Child Stays in the U.S.
- My Friend Didn’t Have to Pay Spousal Maintenance, So Why Do I?
- Breaking Up Really Is Hard To Do: Protect Your Business From Divorce With Buy-Sell Agreements & Antenuptial Agreements