About the Firm
Tell us about the firm – what services do you offer?
What makes Van Valkenburg Law different from other family law firms?
What level of service can clients expect from Van Valkenburg Law?
Meet Jane Van Valkenburg
What’s your experience as a lawyer?
What’s the most rewarding aspect of your work as a lawyer?
How should one go about hiring a lawyer — What traits and experience should one look for?
What piece of advice do you repeatedly give clients?
What do you do when you’re not practicing law?
Cost of divorce: What are the factors that impact the cost of a divorce?
What can I do to control the cost of my divorce?
What are the different processes a divorce can take in Minnesota?
How does mediation work in a divorce?
What is the “collaborative law” process in divorce?
How is legal separation different from divorce?
What is the process for obtaining an order for protection?
What impact will an order for protection have?
What if my spouse and I can’t reach an agreement on child custody and visitation rights?
What is “legal custody”?
What is “physical custody”?
What factors do courts consider in deciding custody and visitation?
Can the terms of child custody and visitation be changed after the divorce is finalized?
How is the amount of monthly child support determined?
What can be done if my ex-spouse is not paying support?
How is property divided in a divorce?
Under Minnesota law, what is marital property versus non-marital property?
What is non-marital property in Minnesota?
Is Minnesota a “community property” state?