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What are you looking for in an attorney? If you have never faced a serious family law problem before now, you may not be able to tell the difference when confronted by thousands of websites, Yellow Pages ads and broadcast commercials. But there is a difference, and I’d like to introduce myself.
I am attorney Jane Van Valkenburg, in Edina, Minnesota. I have been practicing law for more than 36 years. I started out practicing in general litigation but over the last 36 years, I have dedicated my career to helping families in transition in Edina, the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota.
While I will put my experience and credentials up against any lawyer’s in Edina, and the Twin Cities, I hope you will look beyond the law degree hanging on the wall. You will be placing your family’s future into the hands of someone you may not know.
I practice family law. I work with families through litigation, mediation or collaboration as they face the major change in...Read More
When it comes to divorce, Minnesota is an equitable division state, which means something different for each...Read More
Van Valkenburg Law, Trusted Minnesota Family Attorney
When it comes to divorce, Minnesota is an equitable division state, which means something different for each family, depending on all the circumstances. In an equitable division state, a judge will divide the property in a way that the court considers to be fair to each party but may not necessarily be exactly equal. Minnesota is also a no-fault divorce state. This means that you do not need to prove any fault on the part of the other spouse in order for a divorce to be granted. However, a no-fault divorce is still a complicated matter that requires the expertise of an experienced Hennepin County divorce attorney.
The court can award temporary or permanent spousal maintenance in a pending divorce, if the spouse who is seeking it does not have enough assets to provide for reasonable needs...Read More
I practice family law. I work with families through litigation, mediation or collaboration as they face the major change in their family structure.
Family law frequently encompasses many very difficult and emotional issues, including divorce, separation, child custody, paternity, adoption, parental rights, spousal support, child support, and parenting time. When you are dealing when such delicate and personal events in Edina, MN, it is incredibly important to have a family law attorney you can trust at your side.
When you are fighting for your rights in your family law case, the attorney you choose to represent you makes a difference. If you are involved in any of the following matters, you should speak to the Minnesota family law lawyers at Van Valkenburg Law today...Read More
Custody is the most difficult area of practice, as children are the most important part of the family to parents. Family law deals with some of the most stressful events that will ever occur in an individual’s life. These are emotional times that can be incredibly difficult and inspire less than ideal behavior from otherwise mature adults. If you have children, you must have a child custody attorney on your team in your Edina, MN case; a family law case should never be handled on your own.
The family law attorneys at Van Valkenburg Law are experienced in handing delicate issues like child custody, separation, divorce, alimony, and visitation rights with compassionate expert care. Most people are not comfortable sharing the private details of their marriage with someone they have only just met. It is important to find a divorce attorney you can trust to handle your case in Hennepin County, MN discreetly...Read More
What People Say
“My experience with Jane Van Valkenburg was a very positive one. She managed all of puzzle pieces associated with divorce from beginning to end. She's clearly an expert in her field and I was highly satisfied with her work and the outcome of the divorce. I'm thankful that a friend...”
“Divorce and Child Custody
- My separation and divorce was difficult, as I'm sure it is for most. My biggest concern was my daughter and how it would affect her. Jane has extensive experience and offered sound advice, helping me to achieve the results I was looking...”
“Compassionate and Competent
- Going through a divorce is traumatic and trying. I found that having not only a highly competent professional on your side, but also a calming and compassionate person who genuinely cares about me was invaluable. Jane is not only a top level attorney...”