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Minnesota Family Law Attorneys

Are you thinking about getting a divorce? Has your spouse commenced a divorce proceeding, and you now need to respond? Are you planning on getting married, but you want to protect your assets and define your rights in the event of a divorce through a prenuptial agreement? Do you have a child outside of a marriage and no custody or parenting time has been established? Are you needing to establish child support, or respond to a parent wishing to establish child support? Are you already divorced, but issues are coming up with regard to the terms in your Judgment and Decree that need to be modified? Are you wanting to adopt a child? These are all considered family law matters, and you should contact a family law attorney to discuss your rights and obligations.

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Prior Lake Divorce & Family Law Lawyers

Blahnik, Prchal and Stoll, PLLC practices in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal maintenance, adoption, prenuptial agreements and all other areas of family law. Our legal team seeks the best solution for each client, whether the client is going through a divorce, child custody proceeding, post-decree motion.  Our firm first seeks to resolve most matters in an uncontested manner through settlement meetings or mediation.  If all disputed issues can be resolved through this process then a stipulated order or judgment and decree can be prepared and submitted to the court without the need for any prolonged litigation.

Sometimes an amicable stipulated settlement is just not possible, especially if one of the individuals is seeking something beyond what is reasonable or what is consistent with Minnesota law.  In such cases, the legal team at Blahnik, Prchal & Stoll will vigorously advocate for the interests of its clients through contested motion hearings, evidentiary hearings and during the trial process.

Scott County Family Law

Our law firm offers a complimentary initial consultation (either over the telephone or in person) for all family law matters.  Our law firm offers competitive retainer (upfront) fees and hourly rates and provides flat fee rates for amicable divorces and other amicable family law proceedings.  Appointments can be scheduled during the week between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (or later) and during the weekends when necessary.  Our law firm accepts all forms of payment, including credit cards, checks and cash. 

Contact our Prior Lake Minnesota divorce attorneys if you have any family law questions or are in need of legal representation. More information on specific areas of family law is provided below.

If you are going through a divorce, or simply contemplating a divorce, there are many legal and practical considerations to take into account. Contact our law firm to learn your rights.

Everyone wants what is best for their children. However, oftentimes parents cannot agree. In such a case, the Court will decide custody based on “the best interests of the child” factors.

Parenting time was once referred to as “visitation” and is any time that children spend with their parents per a court order. Parenting time is determined in a similar manner as custody, and is based on the best interests of the children.

If you have a child and are no longer in a relationship with the other parent, then it may be appropriate to establish a child support obligation. Minnesota has specific guidelines for establishing child support.

Adoption can be a very emotional process. There are several legal ramifications that you should consider prior to, and during the process. Our law firm can help you from start to finish.

If you have a child outside of a marriage and a Recognition of Parentage was not signed at the hospital (or shortly thereafter), then paternity will need to be established before a dad can have any rights to the child.

Are you the victim of domestic violence? If you are being abused by a family or household member, you may be able to obtain an Order for Protection to protect yourself.

A spousal maintenance (alimony) is a court-ordered support obligation for one spouse to pay to the other spouse after the divorce. Spousal maintenance can be temporary or permanent.

A prenuptial agreement (known as an antenuptial agreement in Minnesota) is a contract entered into between two individuals before they get marred. A main objective with a prenuptial agreement is to protect assets in the event of a divorce.


If you are a victim of harassment, you may seek a restraining order against the harasser through the Court. If you are needing help obtaining a restraining order, or help defending against one, please contact our law firm.


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