Henningson & Snoxell Ltd. family law attorney Tifanne E. E. Wolter  recently successfully defended her client, the Appellant-wife, before the Minnesota Court of Appeals in a divorce case on appeal from the Anoka County District Court. At issue were child custody, parenting time, spousal maintenance, property division, and attorney fees. The Court of Appeals found that the District Court’s findings on these issues were not supported by the record, and because the resolution of other issues was contingent on those erroneous determinations, the Court of Appeals’ Judge Rodenberg (Presiding Judge), Judge Larkin and Judge Hooten reversed the amended judgment and decree of dissolution, except insofar as it dissolved the marriage, and remanded the case to the District Court for further proceedings.

Tifanne, a seasoned family law attorney, has more than 14 years of legal experience. She concentrates her practice exclusively in the area of Family Law and Divorce and handles numerous family law matters involving divorce, paternity, custody, parenting time, post dissolution, child support, spousal maintenance, prenuptial/antenuptial agreements, and third party custody. Tifanne is certified in Dispute Resolution by Hamline University School of Law. She has a 10.0 Superb Rating as a Top Family Attorney from AVVO directory service and was selected as a Rising Star in Minnesota law by Super Lawyers, 2014-2016 Editions. Tifanne is admitted to practice law in Minnesota state court and the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

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Henningson & Snoxell Ltd. estate planning attorney Susan T. Peterson and senior civil litigation attorney Mark V. Steffenson represented the guardians ad litem for a minor heir in a recent Estate in Goodhue County, Minnesota, Probate Court. The decedent’s spouse and a co-fiduciary were appointed as special administrators to deal with issues relating to various parcels of real property and businesses caused by the decedent’s unexpected death. Henningson & Snoxell petitioned the Court for a Temporary Restraining Order against the special administrators after a series of events evidenced their inability to administer the Estate. The Court granted the Temporary Restraining Order against the special administrators and prohibited them from interfering with contracts, liquidating, selling transferring or disposing of estate assets.

Susan, a shareholder in the firm, is a seasoned estate planning attorney and Chair of the firm’s Estate Planning Department. Susan focuses her practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Probate and Estate Administration, and Elder Law. She has been selected for inclusion in Minnesota Super Lawyers(r) – Rising Star Editions, 2009-2010 and 2012. Susan is admitted to practice in all Minnesota state and federal courts, the U.S. District Court of Minnesota, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mark, a shareholder in the firm, is an experienced business and commercial litigation attorney and Chair of the firm’s Litigation department. He focuses his practice in the areas of Business and Commercial LawEmployment Law, Directors’ and Officers’ Liability, Litigation and Appeals, and Shareholders’ Rights. Minnesota Law & Politics magazine has repeatedly named Mark a Super Lawyer, a designation reserved for only five percent of the total lawyers in the state. He has also received an AV(r) Preeminent Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell AV(r).* Mark is admitted to practice in all Minnesota state courts, the U.S. District Court of Minnesota, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

*AV(r) Preeminent(tm) is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

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Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. estate planning attorney Susan T. Peterson and senior civil litigation attorney Mark V. Steffenson recently defended a claim against their client’s Estate in Hennepin County, Minnesota, Probate Court. The decedent’s significant other filed a Written Statement of Claim for $60,000, alleging he was owed for care he provided to the decedent during her lifetime. The Estate disallowed the claim in full. After trial, the Court agreed with the Estate concluding that the Estate owed no amount to the claimant.

Susan, a shareholder in the firm, is a seasoned estate planning attorney and Chair of the firm’s Estate Planning Department. Susan focuses her practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Probate and Estate Administration, and Elder Law. She has been selected for inclusion in Minnesota Super Lawyers(r) – Rising Star Editions, 2009-2010 and 2012. Susan is admitted to practice in all Minnesota state and federal courts, the U.S. District Court of Minnesota, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mark, a shareholder in the firm, is an experienced business and commercial litigation attorney and Chair of the firm’s Litigation department. He focuses his practice in the areas of Business and Commercial Law, Employment Law, Directors’ and Officers’ Liability, Litigation and Appeals, and Shareholders’ Rights. Minnesota Law & Politics magazine has repeatedly named Mark a Super Lawyer, a designation reserved for only five percent of the total lawyers in the state. He has also received an AV(r) Preeminent Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell AV(r).* Mark is admitted to practice in all Minnesota state courts, the U.S. District Court of Minnesota, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

*AV(r) Preeminent(tm) is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

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Henningson & Snoxell Welcomes Newest Attorney Debra Nelson

06.16.2016 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Debra Nelson. Business Attorney, Henningson & Snoxell Law Firm, Maple Grove, MNHenningson & Snoxell, Ltd. is pleased to announce that attorney Debra S. Nelson has joined the firm as a member of the Business Department. Debra will practice in the areas of Corporate LawEmployment Law and Commercial Real Estate.

“We are extremely pleased that Debra has joined our firm bringing more than 23 years of experience assisting businesses achieve their goals,” said L. David Henningson, President of Henningson & Snoxell. “She joins our talented group of professionals in providing a full range of services to business clients in corporate law, real estate and employment law.”

Debra represents businesses ranging from start-up ventures to multimillion dollar companies in business and corporate matters. She also represents employers and individuals in employment matters including non-compete agreements, employment agreements, employee handbooks, severance agreements, and general employee issues. In real estate, Debra represents organizations and individuals in commercial and residential real estate transactions including acquisitions, sales, development agreements, leases and easements.

She received her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska and her J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law. Debra is admitted to practice law in Minnesota state courts, the United States Federal District Court of Minnesota, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Located in Maple Grove, Minnesota, the law firm of Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. has served individuals and businesses throughout Minnesota for 35 years. The full-service law firm provides legal representation to clients throughout the Twin Cities and communities in the counties of Hennepin, Ramsey, Wright, Anoka and Sherburne.

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