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Chris Banas lives in St. Paul with his wife and two children. He is an avid outdoorsman enjoying all that Minnesota and Wisconsin offer in both summer and winter.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 70%
    16 years
  2. Child Support: 20%
    16 years
  3. Child Custody: 9%
    16 years
  4. Prenuptials: 1%
    16 years



Retainer (always)

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Contact info

Banas Family Law

991 Sibley Memorial Highway Suite 200
St. Paul, MN, 55118


MNAuthorized to practice200108/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Consumer ApprovedRatePoint2011
Business ExcellenceRatePoint2011
Featured ContributorEzineArticles.com2010
ContributorGoing Legal2010
Featured AuthorHG.org2010
Expert AuthorExpertHub2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBanas Family Law2008 - Present
AttorneyHellmuth & Johnson, PLLC2003 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Collaborative Law Institute of MinnesotaMemberN/A
Lavender Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
The Hennepin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Television InterviewChanges to Minnesota Child Support Laws2007
ConferenceChild Support Laws2007
Minnesota CLEOrder For Protection Hearings: Rules of Evidence2005
10th Judicial DistrictImmigration: The Impact on Divorcing Couples2002