Family Law Attorneys Fargo

When your family is in crisis it is important to have a strong advocate on your side to guide you through the process so you can focus on what really matters, your family. Our attorneys operate with skill, compassion and integrity to help you achieve a positive result. The Solberg Stewart Miller law firm will be there for you to help you with any of your family law matters including:

  • Divorce
  • Custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Adoption
  • Paternity
  • Grandparent visitation
  • Premarital agreements
  • Property division
  • Spousal support
  • Domestic violence

Fargo Divorce AttorneyFamily law issues are deeply personal and unique; people dealing with family law issues need an attorney on their side that will listen to their needs and help them achieve their goals. If you are struggling with a family law issue contact our Fargo Family Law Attorney (701) 237-3166.

Family Law FAQ’s

This information below will provide you with answers to frequently asked family law questions, but is not a substitute for legal advice. If you are struggling with a family law issue contact our Fargo Family Law Attorney (701) 237-3166.


How long does a divorce take?
There is no standard amount of time that a divorce will take.

Do I have to move out of my home?
What happens with the home is up to what the parties either settle on outside of court or what the judge decides at trial.

Am I going to have to go to trial?
Some family law matters will go to a bench trial, meaning that the case will be tried in front of a judge and not a jury.

I am not working, how am I going to make ends meet without my spouse’s income?
Some spouses will be entitled to spousal support during the divorce proceedings, after the proceedings, or both.

Custody and Visitation

How does the court decide who gets the kids?
In North Dakota, decision making responsibility refers to who has the authority to make major decisions for the children.

My ex has primary custody and is not giving me my parenting time/visitation, what should I do?
One thing that parents should never do in response to an interference with parenting time is stop paying child support.

Can I modify my custody agreement?
Some time limits exist as to when custody agreements can be modified, but they are modifiable.

Child support

The other parent has stopped paying child support; what should I do?

The first thing to remember is to never withhold parenting time from the other parent, unless the child is actually put in danger.

How is child support calculated?
The calculation of child support takes into account many different factors.

Can I change my child support payments?
Child support orders may be reviewed and changed if there is a substantial change in either parent’s income or a substantial increase in the needs of the child or children receiving support.