Sykes Family Law

Welcome to Sykes Family Law

Non-Traditional Relationships

Sykes Family Law welcomes same-sex couples seeking legal advice regarding their families, whether they are working towards expanding their families or separating.

Immigration

Sykes Family Law provides immigration services in the areas of naturalization, asylum, Lawful Permanent Residence (“green card”) applications, U and T visa applications, and family based immigration petitions (for fiancées, spouses, or family living abroad).
08
FEB
2013

Custody in Minnesota

Custody in Minnesota is divided into two categories: Legal custody is the right to determine the “big issues” in a child’s life: his or her education, religion, and healthcare. Physical custody is the right to make decisions about the daily activities of a child: his or her day to day care,... Read More →
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JAN
2013

Modification of Custody

Your initial custody determination is very important. It can be difficult to modify your custody order, because Courts seek stability and predictability in custody arrangements for children. It is designed to keep parents from re-litigating custody orders and adding to the distress and upheaval... Read More →
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JAN
2013

Child Support Issues

The Minnesota Department of Human Services provides the online Child Support Calculator. Issues on calculating child support arise in the following areas: The correct gross income of each party. 518A.29 discusses the calculation of gross income. Gross income is defined as “any form of periodic... Read More →
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