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Tifanne Elizabeth Ehrman Wolter

Maple Grove Family Law Attorney.

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  1. Minnesota child custody laws, contesting spouse moving out of country with child

    Answered about 6 years ago.

    1. Tifanne Elizabeth Ehrman Wolter
    2. Carl Jason Mitchell Arnold
    3. Alec Scott Rose
    3 lawyer answers

    Minnesota statutes require you to either have permission from the non-custodial parent or permission from the Court to move your child out of the State of Minnesota. If the non-custodial parent will not give permission to move out of state, you will need to show the Court that it is in the best interests of your child to move out of state. I would suggest contacting a lawyer for a free consultation to discuss your specific circumstances.

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  2. I can't afford my child support payments, any way to lower them in WA state

    Answered about 6 years ago.

    1. Tifanne Elizabeth Ehrman Wolter
    1 lawyer answer

    If the other parent and the child also do not live in Minnesota you could petition to have the case transfered to your state. I suggest talking to an attorney in your state if this is the case. If the other parent or the minor child do still live in Minnesota, it may be possible for you to modify your child support obligation without returning to Minnesota. If your case is in the expedited process program, generally most child support magistrates will allow appearances by telephone. You...

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  3. Giving up right to child

    Answered about 6 years ago.

    1. Tifanne Elizabeth Ehrman Wolter
    2. Carl Jason Mitchell Arnold
    2 lawyer answers

    Yes. In Minnesota you cannot terminate your parental rights to a child simply because you want to. In order to terminate parental rights, there either must be another parent willing to adopt that child, or there must be some other compelling circumstances to warrant the termination. The public policy behind this is to prevent parents from terminating their parental rights to avoid paying support for their children. If there is not an adoption taking place, a hearing will have to be held...

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