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Franz Hultgren Evenson, Attorneys at Law

Family Law & Divorce

T: 320-253-7130 F: 320-253-0503


The attorneys at Franz Hultgren Evenson, P.A. are firmly committed to guiding and assisting families deal with the legal, emotional and financial issues associated with family law. Our dedicated family law attorneys – JoAnn Evenson & Aaron Decker –  practice in a variety of matters such as divorce, custody, parenting time, division of marital property, complex business valuations, child support, grandparent rights, third party custody and more.

Contact us to schedule a consultation with a proven family law attorney. We take the time to listen to you, assess your needs, create solutions, negotiate settlements to finalize matters quickly, seek resolutions through mediation and zealously advocate for you throughout the court process and trial

Family Law Attorney Focus Areas

Attorneys at Franz Hultgren Evenson, P.A. are caring, knowledgeable, experienced and will work tirelessly to find a path forward for you and your family. In an emotional and perplexing situation, turn to an attorney who cares.


We help you explore all of your options when it comes to divorce and legal separation. Your family is unique. We help tailor a solution which fits your needs. We can help you with:

  • Divorce & Legal Separation
  • Property Values & Division
  • Non-Marital Property Determination
  • Complex Business & Real Estate Ownership Interest Determination
  • Working With Experts (Business Evaluation, Custody Evaluation, Etc.)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution & Mediation
  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Post-Dissolution Matters



You want what’s best for your children. Let us help navigate the system so you can concentrate on being a parent and being with your child(ren). We understand each family and situation is different based upon your unique circumstance. We’ll listen to your concerns, and develop a strategy based on what matters to you. We handle matters such as:

  • Child Custody
    • Establish legal custody
      • Determine who makes decisions regarding the child’s health, education and religious needs
    • Establish physical custody
      • Determine amount of time parent spends with child and make decisions about child’s daily needs
    • Modification of child custody
  • Parenting Time (Visitation)
    • Establish parent’s regular, holiday and vacation parenting schedule that meets the needs of children and their parents
    • Set or modify parenting time
  • Child Support
    • Establish child support in district court
    • Establish child support in expedite child support process with child support magistrate
    • Solve simple to complex income determination for self-employed matters
    • Modification of child support
  • Work with Custody Evaluators
  • Recognition of Parentage
  • Paternity
  • Adoption and Stepparent Adoption
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Child in Need of Protection or Services (CHIPS)


Complex Business & Real Estate

Our attorneys handle simple matters to complex business, real estate, and agriculture/farm matters. Our firm also has attorneys who practice heavily in a business, real estate, and agriculture/farm law. We handle matters such as:

  • Marital and Non-Marital Property Determination
  • Inheritance of Farm, Business or Real Estate
  • Valuation and Division of Farm, Business, Real Estate or Equipment
  • Work with Business Evaluators and Financial Accountants
  • Work with Appraisals to Determine Property Values


Spousal Maintenance

Our attorneys make sure you are treated fairly so you can maintain a reasonable standard of living after the marriage is dissolved. We can assist with:

  • Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)
    • Establish spousal maintenance for simple to complex income and asset distribution determination
    • Termination or modification of spousal maintenance
    • Termination or modification of spousal maintenance based upon cohabitation of spousal maintenance recipient


Third-Party/Grandparent Rights

Under Minnesota law the court may grant visitation rights to third parties and grandparents. All families are unique and so are the circumstances involved in upbringing of children. Grandparents or nonparent individuals who have had significant contact with the children may qualify for visitation rights under certain circumstances. The biological parents may be deceased or unable to provide adequate care for children. Let us help you establish, explore options for and maintain your third-party custody or visitation rights.

Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Our family law attorneys are qualified neutrals under rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of

Practice for the District Courts. They have experience both representing clients in mediation and serving as the mediator. Our attorneys work hard to prepare and guide you through mediation to  ensure the best results for your matter.

Contact us to schedule a consultation with a diligent, proven,and effective family law attorney.



Joann Evenson
Joann Evenson
JoAnn Evenson
Aaron Decker
Aaron Decker
Aaron Decker
Sarah Jewell
Sarah Jewell
Sarah Jewell
Drew Hultgren
Drew Hultgren
Drew Hultgren


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