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|MN||Authorized to practice||2001||02/14/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2008|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2007|
|Partner||Banas Family Law||2008 - Present|
|Attorney||Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC||2003 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota||Member||N/A|
|Lavender Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|The Hennepin County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|GoingLegal.com||Minnesota Is a No Fault Divorce State||2010|
|HG.org||Later-in-Life Divorce or "Gray Divorce" in Minnesota||2010|
|ExpertHub||When One Spouse Hides Assets During a Minnesota Divorce||2010|
|BanasFamilyLaw.com||Recent Unemployment and Child Support||2009|
|BanasFamilyLaw.com||Business Owners and Divorce||2009|
|BanasFamilyLaw.com||Minnesota Adoption Basics||2008|
|BanasFamilyLaw||Minnesota Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)||2008|
|BanasFamilyLaw.com||Single Fathers - Custody, Visitation and Fathers' Rights in Minnesota||2008|
|Hamline University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|Television Interview||Changes to Minnesota Child Support Laws||2007|
|Conference||Child Support Laws||2007|
|Minnesota CLE||Order For Protection Hearings: Rules of Evidence||2005|
|10th Judicial District||Immigration: The Impact on Divorcing Couples||2002|
Posted by Vanessa
I recently have been going through a difficult divorce with a person who has not cooperated and has shown no respect for me or the process. Chris is an excellent attorney. We had a mediation date set, and I was sure we would not have a resolution, but through Chris’ hard work both during mediation and behind the scenes, we not only came to an agreement, but an agreement that was very fair for me and believe me ex did not want that. Chris has been on top f every issues, including getting the opposing attorney to move forward.
I have now worked with Chris for 6 months on this matter and he has not only been an excellent attorney, but his communication is excellent. I am out of State and he has been very responsive to email, phones, calls or anything else I have needed. He has welcomed my mother, who is an attorney, into the process without any issues.
Chris also takes the time to know you as a person. Each time I have talked to Chris he genuinely wants to know how I am and if there is anything he can do.
I truly believe I could not have found a better attorney and highly recommend him to anyone going through a divorce.
Posted by Sarah
Glad it's over. I learned and grew a little more through the process. Got my focus back where it belongs-into more constructive ventures. Thank you Chris.
Posted by John
I want to sincerely thank you for all you did for me and my family. I know it was a long and arduous jorney and I really don't know what we would have done without your help. It is really too bad that it had to take so long and I truly hope you never have to go through another one like this. Your patience is remarkable. I still haven't lost faith in the ability of people to treat each other with dignity and understanding, although for a while I really questioned it. Cheers!