Family Law

Family law issues can be very emotional and difficult to experience. We understand that. Whether you are going through a divorce or wish to modify an agreement that is already in place, we will pursue your goals with competence, compassion and empathy.

Regardless of whether your family law needs are simple and uncontested or complex and contested, we will provide you with the advice, support and confidence you need to make the best decisions for you and your family. Let us help.

We are realistic about what you can and cannot achieve according to North Dakota/Minnesota state laws. We have assisted many individuals through tough legal issues and helped them find the best solutions for themselves and their families.

We can help you with the following family law matters:

  • Divorce
  • Physical custody (residential responsibility)
  • Legal custody (decision-making responsibility)
  • Visitation (parenting time)
  • Child support
  • Spousal support (alimony)
  • Adoption
  • Name changes
  • Guardianships
  • Parenting time disputes
  • Modifications of court orders
  • Relocations
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Postnuptial agreements

Brazil Law Office, PLLC provides more than just legal representation in family law matters. Attorney Brazil is a certified Parenting Investigator, Guardian Ad Litem, Qualified Neutral Mediator in North Dakota (can serve as a Mediator in Minnesota as well), and certified Parenting Coordinator.

Goal-based representation

Attorney Brazil will discuss your circumstances, answer your questions and determine what you want to achieve. She will explain all of your options for resolution and provide you competent advice as to what options would work best for your particular situation. We understand that every case is different, so our goals are based upon what works best for your individual needs.

Regardless of the family law issue you present to us, if you and the opposing party are able to reach an agreement, we can efficiently and accurately draft the necessary documentation to finalize these agreements within the family court system. If you and the opposing party are unable to reach an agreement, Attorney Brazil is an accomplished trial lawyer and will aggressively pursue your goals in court.

Contact us to discuss your legal needs

Contact our office at 701-297-2298 or send us an email to schedule your initial consultation.