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Villaume & Schiek: A Reputation for Ethics and Excellence

When faced with circumstances that could forever limit your livelihood or freedom, knowledgeable and reliable legal counsel is a must. The attorneys at Villaume & Schiek, P.A. bring decades of combined experience to resolving high-stakes matters both inside and outside of the courtroom. Delivering preeminent representation in an array of related practice areas spanning criminal… Read more »

Things to Think About When Designing a Non-Compete Agreement

Minnesota Non-Compete Agreement Lawyer Non-compete clauses are mainly used in companies where their employees are highly trained in specific areas. These are often high-tech companies where a disgruntled employee can take all of their contacts with them. It may be also used to save company secrets. However, most of the time, these clauses are put… Read more »

Tips to Protect Your Minnesota Business During a Divorce

Minnesota Divorce & Family Law Attorney As a business owner, you have probably put a lot of blood, sweat, and tears into your business. You have worked hard to make it as successful as possible. If you are going through a difficult time in your marriage (that may end up in divorce), you don’t want… Read more »

5 Risks of Overspending After a Divorce

On the surface, divorce is about emotions and a separation of two lives. In practice, it’s mostly about money. The biggest challenge is separating your lives in a way that leaves both parties with a fair net worth and the ability to get by in their new independent life. Things like salaries, expenses, and joint… Read more »

7 Components of Minnesota Employment Law You Must Know

You’ve landed your dream job, and you could not be more excited. You want to believe the company behaves ethically and legally. Most will behave legally and ethically, but not all. That is why it is so important that you understand the employment laws in your state. Understanding your rights will allow you to make… Read more »

What Does Retaliation and Reprisal Look Like in the Workplace?

Employers aren’t always fair. Ninety-nine percent of the time, they want you to walk the line of compliance and strict adherence to the rules or face demerits and unemployment, but sometimes that position of power is abused. Sometimes you may find yourself being punished for following the rules in a way that your employer decides they… Read more »

Preparing a New Home with Custody and Visitation in Mind

Setting up a new home after separating from your spouse is a difficult task that thousands of people go through every year. It can be hard to be the one moving away from the family home, even if it’s the best choice for you and your ex. But what about the kids? Whether you are… Read more »

How to Handle Supervised Visitation and Make a Good Impression

All divorces are messy. Even when both people quietly agree that the marriage is over, there are always still hurt feelings and entwined assets to separate. This process is made all the more difficult when there are children involved. In the vast majority of cases, one parent will be granted full custody while the other… Read more »