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An Update to Family Law That Could Impact Your Divorce

In 2019, Spousal Maintenance is changing. SPOE is always up-to-date with the latest changes in the law that will impact our clients. This change is not an alarming one, but it may impact spousal maintenance if you are divorced and receiving spousal maintenance, are paying spousal maintenance, or are considering divorce where spousal maintenance may […]

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What You Need to Know About the New Tax Bill

President Trump signed a massive tax reform bill in December. The bill is the biggest change to tax law in 30 years, and it gets complicated. Now that we’re in the middle of the 2018 tax season, here are some things you should know about the new bill.   The Bill Went into Effect January […]

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How to Successfully Navigate a Divorce

January is known as “divorce month.” That’s because divorce filings typically begin to spike this time of year. Divorce is something no one wants to think about, but once you have decided it’s the right choice for you, Smith, Paulson, O’Donnell & Erickson can help you get through it. Here are a few things to […]

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SPOE Employee Spotlight: Carly West Holler

Smith, Paulson, O’Donnell & Erickson is a team of dedicated, experienced, and enthusiastic attorneys that serve Central Minnesota. Take a moment to get to know Carly, one of our legal professionals at SPOE.   Name: Carly West Holler Position at SPOE: Family law attorney Years at SPOE: 5 What is the main reason for wanting […]

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Actions to Follow or Avoid After a Car Accident

If you have been unfortunate enough to have experienced an auto accident, then you may be familiar with the protocol that you have to take. There are certain do’s and do not’s that may help ease your stress and help you to efficiently recover from an auto accident. Take a look below at the do’s […]

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How to Keep Your Spirits Up After An Injury

While it may be tempting to binge-watch Netflix movies throughout your recovery phase, keeping your mind active and focused on a productive task will keep your spirits up following an injury. Is there a task that you have been putting off? Now may be the perfect time to finally organize your finances, de-clutter your life, […]

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Tips for Divorcing Parents

At Smith, Paulson, O’Donnell & Erickson, PLC, we work closely with divorcing parents to get through one of the most difficult times of their adult life. In some cases, Alternative Dispute Resolution (alternatives such as mediation and arbitration) can be a possibility and may prove more cost-effective and less stressful than litigation. Whatever your path, […]

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Changes to Minnesota’s Spousal Maintenance Laws

A change in a Minnesota state law known as Spousal Maintenance, or alimony, has many divorced couples thinking about their futures. Our Divorce Attorney Jake Erickson discusses the details about this change more in-depth and how it will affect individuals in live-in relationships: There has been a significant change to Minnesota’s spousal support law. The […]

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Tips to Prevent Summertime Injuries

Summertime is one of the busiest seasons. With much fun and many adventures to be had, it is important to stay safe; accidents do happen. Make sure to keep these tips in mind when participating in your favorite summer activities:   Boating Safety When boating, always remember to carry life-jackets on board and know the […]

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Repairing the Damage: Steps to Take After an Auto Accident

A car accident can be unexpected and unnerving. The best advice to get through an accident is to remain calm and keep a steady head on your shoulders. Keep these steps in mind as you process the aftermath of an auto accident:     Move into a safe area. If possible, move your car away from traffic […]

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