Divorce/Family Law

When people think of family law they usually think of divorce, but the field is much larger than just that. There are adoptions, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, juvenile court matters, chemical dependency and domestic violence issues that may well precede a divorce for months, if not years.

Colosimo, Patchin, & Kearney, LTD., Divorce and Family Lawyers of Virginia, Minnesota is a full-service Minnesota family law firm that focuses on building strong families in the Iron Range and in northeast Minnesota – even when it seems the family is falling apart – and that means listening to understand what is most important to you and working with you to help you negotiate the best possible agreement no matter how emotionally charged your situation may be.

We Focus on Three Priorities

  1. Understanding what you want to accomplish.
  2. Managing the legal process to help you accomplish the results you want to achieve.
  3. Working efficiently and effectively to help you keep costs down.

You can trust Colosimo, Patchin, & Kearney, LTD. attorneys to be knowledgeable about your rights, well-informed about your legal options, and well-versed in the different legal strategies that can be used to protect them. And should the need arise, you can be confident that they are aggressive trial lawyers very capable of representing you.

Family Law Practice Areas

  • Adoptions
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Harassment
  • Contempt/Enforcement
  • Grandparents' custody and visitation
  • Juvenile Court Matters
  • Name Change
  • Pre- and Postnuptial Agreements

Matters Specific to Divorce

  • Asset & Debt Division
  • Legal Separation
  • Pension and retirement accounts
  • Post-decree modifications
  • Property division (both marital and non-marital property)
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • When children are involved (Child custody, Child support, Parenting time - visitation, Paternity determinations)


For more information, please contact us today at 218-741-4500.