» Managing & Coping During Divorce

26 Cost of Reassurance

For most people, the expense involved in a family law case can be difficult enough to manage without any unnecessary extras. As emotions run high, it's easy to want to contact your attorney for clarification, updates, or simply to vent about your soon-to-be ex. However, this will quickly spike your legal bill and, in reality, some issues the attorney is simply not the most qualified person to assist you with. In this episode, attorneys share tips on how to keep your legal costs down by minimizing calls and contacts that are not strictly procedural on your case.

For more information, check out our blogs:

What is This Divorce Going to Cost Me?

Budgeting For Divorce

I've Filed For Divorce, What's Next?

24 Don’t Trust Your Ex

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Of all the people in life that a person would like to trust to have their best interests in mind, during or after a divorce, it turns out, your Ex – Spouse, Partner, etc. is not usually one of them. This episode explores some of the main ways you can protect yourself and make sure that you and your family's best interests are being properly represented.

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"I Should Have Known Better:" First Person Divorce Stories

Your Perception is Not Reality in a Divorce

Trust Your Family Law Attorney!

22 Phases of Divorce

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Divorce can be confusing and once it's happening, it can feel like it's never going to end. Trying to understand the documents, hearings, mediation, back and forth between parties and attorneys... all while trying to deal with the emotions accompanying a divorce can be overwhelming. In this episode Susan explains the phases of divorce in plain terms to help you understand and feel more empowered through the process.

For more information, check out our blogs:

Divorce in Minnesota: Where Do I Start?

I've Filed For Divorce: What's Next?

What is "Discovery" in a Minnesota Divorce?

Discovery: How It's Handled In Divorces

Beyond Litigation: Know Your Divorce Options

Ten Good Reasons To Settle Your Divorce

Successful Divorce Mediation

What Happens in a Minnesota Divorce Trial?

19 Why Hire an Attorney for Your Divorce?

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It's fairly common nowadays for folks to choose to represent themselves during their divorce, at least initially, often in an attempt to save money or because they feel they can handle their ex better on their own. This episode discusses the common pitfalls of self-representation and why hiring a professional to represent you during such an emotional transition can actually save you time, money, and definitely save you unnecessary stress.

For more information, check out our blogs:

The Cost of Not Hiring An Attorney

How to Find a Divorce Lawyer

How to Select a Divorce Attorney

Your Perception is Not Reality in a Divorce

Trust Your Family Law Attorney!

Don't Listen...

How Friends and Family Can Derail Your Divorce

18 Things to ask When Hiring an Attorney

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In the modern era, there is an attorney around every office corner and good marketing can go a long way. We shop for services the same way we shop for everything else, but a nice website (or a lack of one) isn't necessarily the gauge of whether an attorney will be (or won't be) the best advocate for you. So, how can you discern which attorney is the right fit for your case? In this episode Susan shares some important things to ask when hiring an attorney to help you decide if they are the best one for you.

For more information, check out our blogs:

How to Select a Divorce Attorney

How to Find a Divorce Lawyer

Beyond Litigation: Know Your Divorce Options

Limited Scope Representation: What is it, and Will it Work For You?

Trust Your Family Law Attorney!

16 Things Not to Do During a Divorce

Divorce is often described as the second most stressful life event after the death of a loved one. Even in the best of circumstances it is an emotional ordeal with a long laundry list of all equally important, life-altering decisions. To say that most people going through a divorce aren't in the best head or heartspace to make those important decisions is an understatement. Unfortunately, a lot of folks make choices during the divorce process that can actually hurt or hinder they or their families best interests. This episode of the Podcast contains suggestions for people in the process of divorce on how to keep things as civil as possible for the best results for you and your family in the long term.

For more information, check out our blogs:

Mundahl Law's Top 10 Things Not To Do During a Divorce

Your Perception is Not Reality in a Divorce

5 Ways To Make a Judge Dislike You

How Friends and Family Can Derail Your Divorce

Ten Good Reasons to Settle Your Divorce

Successful Divorce Mediation

"I Should Have Known Better": First-Person Divorce Stories

Trust Your Family Law Attorney!

The Cost of Not Hiring an Attorney

How To Find a Divorce Lawyer

15 Keep Legal Costs Down

The first question most people have when they come into an attorneys office for a divorce is, "How much is this going to cost me?" Unfortunately, the answer to that question is far from simple. Fortunately, there are several key things you can do to keep legal costs down. On this episode of the podcast, Susan shares the biggest things that clients can do to keep minimize excess legal costs.

For more information, check out our blogs:

What is This Divorce Going To Cost Me

Budgeting For Divorce

The Cost of Not Hiring An Attorney

Ten Good Reasons to Settle Your Divorce

Trust Your Family Law Attorney!

Are Judges The Best Way to Find Justice in Your Divorce?

Your Perception is Not Reality in Divorce

Successful Divorce Mediation

What is "Fair and Equitable" in Personal Property Division?

Small Business and Divorce

Minimizing Impact of Divorce on Small Business

How Divorce Affects Your Retirement

11 Good Attorney – How Do I Know?

If you find yourself in the position of needing to hire an attorney, especially for something as personal as a family law matter, you want to make sure that you're hiring a good attorney—but how can you tell? This episode discusses the three basic questions to ask when hiring an attorney.

For more information, check out our blogs:

How to Find a Divorce Lawyer

How To Select a Divorce Attorney

Does it Matter Whether I Have a Male or Female Divorce Attorney?

The Cost of Not Hiring an Attorney

08 Summons – The Big Time Out

Few things are as daunting as receiving, or having to serve, a summons and petition for divorce. Most people are unsure of the ground rules for dealing with a summons and petition. In this episode of the podcast, Susan explains the guidelines for parties, whether they are serving or receiving these first documents in a dissolution of marriage.

For more information, check out our blog:

Divorce in Minnesota: Where Do I Start?

How to Find a Divorce Lawyer

I've Filed For Divorce: What's Next?

What is "Discovery" in a Minnesota Divorce?

05 Top Reasons to Settle Your Divorce Without a Trial

Is it worth it to "have your day in court" when it comes to divorce? This episode of the podcast takes a look at some of the reasons NOT to take your divorce all the way to trial, including avoiding unnecessary legal fees and preserving relationships with people who are important to you and your children.

For more information, check out our blogs:

10 Good Reasons to Settle Your Divorce

What Happens in a Minnesota Divorce Trial

Are Judges the Best Way to Find Justice in Your Divorce?

Beyond Litigation: Know Your Divorce Options

Hostility in Your Divorce - It's Affecting Your Kids

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