For several years, Maxim Smith Family Law has been assisting clients who want to amicably divorce by preparing the documents that incorporate the agreement they have reached and guiding them through the court process. We call this approach a Friendly Divorce. A Friendly Divorce is great option for couples who are in agreement on all […]
Many people are facing the loss of a job or a business in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Such a loss is devastating in the best of times, especially when you are paying spousal maintenance or child support. But Minnesota law allows you to modify your support obligations. Depending on your situation, you may […]
Since I’ve launched my Friendly Divorce services, I’ve had many couples interested in the benefits of Friendly Divorce and how they can make it work for them.
Sometimes we get in the mindset of all divorces being adversarial because of the way the media often portrays them, but nothing could be further from the truth. Every divorce is different, and there’s no master set of blueprints to follow. If you’re on good terms with your spouse and you’re planning to divorce, there’s […]
A Q&A With Allison Maxim: Working with a Settlement-Oriented Lawyer The phrase “settlement-oriented lawyer” confuses some people. So, I sat down with someone to explain what it means, why it’s important, and how using a settlement lawyer can benefit them in their divorce. The transcript of our Q-and-A looks into the many advantages of finding […]