The Minnesota Family Law Podcast brings family law practitioners of all professions the current news on family law around the State of Minnesota and the nation.
New Tax Stuff You Want to Know
Karen Kritta and Tom Harjes join Tom Tuft to discuss advance payment of Child Tax Credit and the recently passed Minnesota tax bill that includes deduction for PPP-related expenses and other changes relevant to family law matters. In addition, they discuss the newly decided Schmidt case that confirms the necessity of using NET income to determine whether a party can meet their needs.
The Family Law League
Chris Vatsaas, a partner at Chesnut Cambronne, PA and Lindsey O'Connell, a shareholder at Tuft, Lach, Jerabek & O'Connell, PLLC join Tom Tuft to discuss the programs at the Family Law League. The Family Law Leauge is one of the leading organizations among Minnesota Family Law professionals. While oriented to the younger such professionals, they welcome all family law professionals.
Dr. Jordan Hart and Dr. Kent Kodalen join Tom to discuss coaching in the context of family law. What is it and when can it be most helpful? What is the difference between coaching and therapy? Can both parents use the same coach?
Dakota County Family Law and the Volunteer Mediation Program
Michelle Camilli and Jennifer Stevens join Tom to discuss the happenings in Dakota County Family Division. The biggest news is the new volunteer mediation program they launched with support of Judge Wahi. In addition, they discuss the new calendaring system for trials. Finally, they discuss the benefits of having a marketing wingman/woman to help you build your practice.
Starting Over: Relocating and Building a Law Practice
Jennifer Stevens of Stevens Family Law and Mediation, PLLC and Liz Drotning Hartwell of Best and Flanagan join Tom to discuss how they built successful practices. Both had to restart their practice upon relocating to Minnesota from different states. Jennifer practiced in Indiana. Now, she has a solo practice in Dakota County. Liz was the managing partner at a firm in New Mexico. Now, she works at Best & Flanagan. They discuss how they made connections and built their business. In addition, they discuss parenting while building a practice.
Mike Black and Marty Swaden join Tom to discuss family law arbitration.
family law jury trial episode
Mike (the jury trial one) and I (the family law one) really enjoyed listening to this episode. Great insights. I look forward to listening to more. Thank you Tom!
Thought Leader Talking to Thought Leaders
Tom Tuft is a family law thought leader in Minnesota who connects with other attorneys, judges and cross-discipline experts to provide helpful and relevant information to family law colleagues.