Former Minnesota Twins star arrested after domestic assault

Retired Major League Baseball player and former Minnesota Twins favourite Chuck Knoblauch, 46, has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. The former Twins baseman, who now resides in Houston, was charged with assault on a family member and interfering with police duties. According to a police report, he assaulted his wife, leaving her a… Read more »

How Can You Help Your Children Through a Divorce?

For children, divorce can be stressful, upsetting, and confusing. Whatever their age they are bound to feel uncertainty and anger at the prospect of their parents splitting up and things never being the same again. But as a parent, you can make the process and its effects less painful for your children, making the whole… Read more »

Who Keeps the House?

The home is the largest asset for couples because the home most likely has some equity. Of course, the amount of equity fluctuates with the housing market. During the most recent collapse of the housing market, it became a case of taking losses and many couples that divorced saw their homes lost in the foreclosure… Read more »

Warning Signs of Domestic Violence

In the past month alone, authorities say that three women have been killed by their boyfriends or husbands. The victims are a pregnant National Guard member, a teenage girl, and a Mall of America store manager. Experts in the area of domestic violence say that the batterers usually appear to be on control on the… Read more »

Three Die in Domestic Violence Incident

A woman herded her four grandchildren to the neighbor’s apartment to then pound on the door screaming that there were individuals killing each other in a domestic violence incident that ended in death. The neighbor then called 911 so that the St. Paul police would arrive. When they did, they found the bodies of Chue… Read more »

HIV Positive Infant Subject of Custody Battle

A family is fighting to get custody of their baby after they earned the attention of the court system and the medical community. Rico Martinez Nagel, 3 months old, has HIV. Court documents say that the county became involved after his parents didn’t take the baby to a medical appointment. For two months, John Martinez… Read more »

Is Permanent Alimony a Life Sentence?

Most people believe they are going to be married for the rest of their lives when they say their wedding vows. Unfortunately, they don’t always consider the fact that something may happen that will lead to the demise of the marriage. Because of this, unexpected things can happen. Alimony is one of those things that… Read more »

Grandparents’ Rights in the Twin Cities

In the Twin Cities area, it is common for grandparents to rely on the law to make sure they are involved in the lives of their grandchildren. Grandparents feel a responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being of their grandchildren, as watching grandkids grow up to be healthy adults is something that gives a great… Read more »

Custody Dispute Leads to Charges for Northfield Man

A verbal agreement between two parents was taken too far, which led to kidnapping charges against a Northfield man. According to Northfield police, 23-year-old Derek Daniel Dols of Northfield disappeared with his son on January 28 after him and the mother came to a verbal visitation agreement. In this agreement, Dols was to have the… Read more »

Child Welfare Costs Increase around Minnesota

All across Minnesota, counties are required to collect child support, detoxify those that are drunk and place children in foster care, among other tasks. While the tasks are the same, each county performs them differently. Of the counties evaluated was Blue Earth County. This is due to the fact the county is above average in… Read more »