Cadem Argues TPR Appeal

Yesterday, oral argument went well at the Court of Appeal in a TPR appeal filed by Christopher J. Cadem. In a decade of arguing at the Court of Appeals, there has never been more than a few casual observers at a CLG appeal. This time the courtroom was nearly filled to capacity with people interested… Read more »

New Office Space Complete

The office remodel for new attorney Carolyn Burghart is now complete. Ms. Burghart focuses her practice on family law matters including child custody, divorce, child support, domestic abuse, post-decree issues, and child protection. She offers free initial consultations. FBurghart Officeeel free to stop by to see the new office space and/or to meet Carolyn. Give… Read more »

Attorney Cadem Named 2015 Up & Coming Attorney – Minnesota Lawyer Magazine

Attorney Cadem has been selected for inclusion in Minnesota Lawyer Magazine’s prestigious Up & Coming Attorneys for 2015. “The Up & Coming Attorney recognition highlights those lawyers within their first 10 years of practice who have already distinguished themselves by their achievements. The criteria for selection include: professional accomplishment, leadership service to the community and… Read more »

Cadem Named North Star Lawyer by MN State Bar Association

Northstar-Logo JpegAttorney Christopher J. Cadem has been named a North Star Lawyer by the Minnesota State Bar Association. To be named a North Star Lawyer, an attorney must provide at least 50 hours of of pro bono (low or no-cost) legal services to low income people and/or non-profit organizations. Mr. Cadem continues to devote a… Read more »

Penalties for DWI Increase Dramatically Statewide

In August 2015, the alcohol content for a gross misdemeanor DWI will be lowered from .20 to .16. Attorney Christopher Cadem commented: “In my experience, this will dramatically affect a large number of the DWI cases I litigate. It is quite common for my clients to have an alcohol content over .16 but below a… Read more »

Cadem and Burghart File Appeal in Child Welfare Case

On July 2, 2015, attorneys Cadem and Burghart filed an appeal in the case of In the Matter of the Welfare of the Child of: M.P.J. and J.J. Issues raised on appeal include whether the District Court erred by placing the child in non-relative foster care despite the availability of many relatives to provide care,… Read more »

Family Law: Legal Custody

Custody in Minnesota is distinguished by two distinct types: both legal custody and physical custody. It is important that the two are looked at and considered separately. A parent having legal custody, means that they have the right to determine the child’s “upbringing, including education, health care, and religious training.” See Minn. Stat. 518.003. In… Read more »

Congratulations to Chrisopher J. Cadem, Up & Coming Attorney

Christopher J. Cadem was recognized at the Hyatt in Minneapolis on September 10th, 2015, by Minnesota Lawyer magazine as a 2015 Up & Coming Attorney. Each year Minnesota Lawyer magazine recognizes a small group of new attorneys “off to a fast start in their legal career.” The Up & Coming Attorney recognition highlights those lawyers… Read more »

Family Law: School Choice

As summer comes to a close, family law attorneys and judges are inundated with issues surrounding school choice. Unfortunately, many of these disputes between parents are brought to the courts attention at the last minute leaving uncertainty for many families and school districts. Parents who share joint legal custody must make major decisions regarding the… Read more »