Minneapolis Divorce Lawyer
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Wayzata Family Law Attorney
Kathleen Newman + Associates, P.A., is a family law firm that is well connected in the Minneapolis market and known for handling complex financial, parenting and custody challenges in divorce. We use Minnesota divorce law to help our clients make informed and confident decisions about their lives, relationships and families.
When you visit our downtown Minneapolis divorce law office, we start with a simple question: How can I help you? You will immediately notice the integrity of that question. You will feel heard. You will get answers to questions that point you to a new solution. Your concerns about your business, financial situation or children will be addressed with extensive knowledge and resources. As you consider the short-term next steps, we are already looking years ahead to the potential impact of each decision. We discuss the divorce options and you choose, then we advise and honor your decisions. If you're ready to move forward, Contact us to discuss your unique situation.
Factual Recall You Can Trust
Divorces become complicated because couples have invested emotionally and financially in their lives together. If you have children who will be affected or complex assets, your ability to discern the best decisions for the future are dependent on a clear view of the facts. Our experience with complex and contested divorce matters, including division of closely held businesses, non-marital property, and investments, is supported by an incredible grasp of the details of your case. Misrepresentation of facts by opposing counsel is quickly remedied to preserve your standing and options.
"Kathleen recalls facts unlike anyone else I know. She would notice if a fact was changed. And she is very well spoken when presenting her persuasive argument." -Reed L.
Kathleen Newman has over 30 years of legal experience and has been doing trial work throughout that time. She is Board-Certified as a Family Law Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. She has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America for 12 years,* consistently named a Super Lawyer by Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine, and is a fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She is joined at our firm by Senior Associate J. Lee Novelli.
Assertive Counsel You Can Respect
While you may not have to go to court, choosing a family law attorney who is known for assertive counsel among peers and can advocate forcefully for you at trial may also help you to be successful in settlement negotiations. It puts you in a more secure position from the beginning. In addition to assertive representation of your financial concerns, we also assist with child custody and the creation of parenting plans in order to maintain family relationships and the well-being of children.
While we are experienced negotiators who obtain excellent results in settlement negotiations and mediation, we are also tough trial lawyers who consistently obtain excellent results. We don't put anything on the table unless we mean it. We don't bluff, backtrack or waste your time. We will work with you to obtain the best result based on the facts of your matter and your personal preferences.
High-Caliber Representation for High Net Worth Clients
At Kathleen M. Newman + Associates, P.A., we also pride ourselves on providing legal expertise, meticulous attention to detail and top-flight client service for high net worth clients. As a Minnesota family law firm focused on high -asset divorce Link to High Asset Divorce and family law issues, we have earned a respected reputation in the Minneapolis-St.Paul area for diligently representing our clients' interests and championing their goals.
Whether you have a complex property division dispute involving hidden assets or business valuations, or you need skilled legal advice to protect your professional practice or maintain your lifestyle, you can count on us to help you make informed and confident decisions.
If you have questions about family law, divorce law, or attorney collaborative law, contact us by calling 612-746-5525 . Our office is centrally located in downtown Minneapolis, with valet parking provided in our underground parking facility.
* The Best Lawyers in America 2007. Copyright 2006 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC.
‡ Law & Politics polls, researches, and selects Super Lawyers through a peer recognition and professional achievement process. Only 5 percent of the lawyers in each state or region are named in Super Lawyers.