Nicole Hines is a Southeastern Minnesota divorce attorney who helps you meet your goals as you move through a difficult period in your life. Whether you are ending a marriage or want to revise a divorce decree, you need sound advice and a specialist in Family Law.
Exclusively focused on Family Law, Nicole leads you through the emotional and stressful process of divorce by:
Concern about legal costs, how money and property will get distributed, and child custody issues all add to the stress of the divorce process. Nicole is practical and cost-conscious with a strong financial background. She is trained in mediation, and has a Master's of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling. Her considerable training and real-world experience mean that Nicole knows how to effectively manage high stress meetings and negotiations.
Nicole Hines skillfully guides you through the legal aspects of divorce, making sure that your needs are addressed and that the legal fees are kept to the minimum needed to serve you best.
An able negotiator who knows the details of Minnesota Family Law, Nicole works to keep you out of an expensive court trial while helping you reach the agreement you need. Furthermore, by staying out of a trial, Nicole keeps power in your hands rather than leaving the outcome of your case to a judge.
Better options to going into a court trial for your divorce proceeding are to have Hines Law Group:
Divorce can bring up a number of financial and personal issues. Hines Law Group covers the full spectrum of needs in Family Law including:
If you have been served with a Summons and Petition from your spouse or your spouse’s attorney, there are a few important things for you to know:
Minnesota is a “no fault” state in marriage dissolution proceedings (divorce cases). This means that there does not need to be proof or even allegation that a spouse was at fault, or otherwise did something wrong. Either spouse can start the divorce proceedings by stating that there has been “an irretrievable breakdown in the marriage relationship,” which simply means that a spouse believes the relationship is broken and it can not be fixed.