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Maury D. Beaulier, Attorney at Law

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5775 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 700

St. Louis Park, Minnesota 55416

Phone(612) 240-8005
Fax (952) 487-3504

Law Firm Overview

Maury D. Beaulier, Attorney at Law, prior to his legal career, worked as an intern for Congressman Les Aspin, head of the Armed Service Committee of Congress and later appointed as the United State's Secretary of Defense. Mr. Beaulier's primary area of practice is criminal defense where he has been

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 Liability of Employers and Payors of Funds in Child Support Matters

Employers and Payors of Funds may face contempt and other significant penalties if they fault to properly withhold proceeds from income or payments to someone who owe child support. Understanding the obligations is critical to avoiding potential liabilities.

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 Modification of Child Support Arrears

Generally, child support arrears cannot be modified by a court. However, there are exceptions which may offer solutions or negotiations that may result in reductions.

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 Prenuptial and Antenuptial Agreements in Minnesota

Retaining an experienced attorney is important part of negotiating, drafting and reviewing prenuptial contracts. Costly errors are not easily remedied, if they can be remedied at all.

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 Alimony: Changes in Spousal Maintenance: Cohabitation or Remarriage in Minnesota

Changes in Minnesota's Spousal Maintenance law may affect those who cohabitate. 

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 Minnesota's Social Early Neutral Evaluation (SENE) and Preparation

Preparing for a Social Early Neutral Evaluation may assist parties in presenting and resolving their custody and parenting time issues at a an early stage of legal proceedings.

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 Minnesota Supreme Court Rules on Urine Test for DWI Offenses

The law in Minnesota is forever changing as DWI attorneys challenge inaccurate testing for DWI cases. Review the latest changes in 2012. The Minnesota Supreme Court decided the case of State v. Tanksley on February 8, 2012. That ruling allows the State to continue using urine tests in DWI cases despite the significantly flawed nature of the test in relationship to intoxication.

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 Minnesota's Ignition Interlock

New laws in 2011, included alcohol interlock devices to shorten revocation/cancellation periods for DWI offenders.

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 Guide to Minnesota's Child Custody Laws

The author reviews Minnesota's child custody laws.

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 Interference with Parenting Time

In Minnesota, interference with parenting time can be combatted through civil and criminal proceedings. Where interference occurs, swift action is often well advised.

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 Fighting Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation involves disturbiung behaviors that seek to limit another parent's contact with their children. Combatting such conduct requires immediate action.

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 Orders for Protection (OFP) and Their Defense in Minnesota

An Order for Protection may have a significant and long lasting impact. As a result, an aggressive defense is necessary. Review this guide for details.

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 Minnesota: Chips Petition - Social Services

"Chips," as it is called, stands for a Child in Need of Help or Protection. It is codified under Minnesota Statutes Chapter 260C. Such cases can be initiated by the county or an individual and may result in the removal of a child from the family home. As a result, aggressive representation is necessary.

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 Minnesota: Terminating Parental Rights (TPR)

A Termination of Parental Rights may be voluntary or involuntary. All too often parents are pressured into relinquishing their rights based on allegations of abuse, neglect or abandonment. The consequences are significant and long lasting. A parent should never enter into such proceedings unrepresented. The result is often final.

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 Minnesota DWI Law & Its Defense

Minnesota's DWI laws are some of the harshest in the nation. Contrary to popular opinion, however, there are defenses and significant challenges available. Some of the defense do not become apparent until discovery is performed at the highest level to acquire all evidence that may be available. Before you sacrifice your future consult withan aggressive and experienced professional.

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 Minnesota's Implied Consent Attorneys and Lawyers

Under Minnesota's laws, the consequences of a test refusal when faced with a DWI arrest can be significant. The result can impact licenses, plate impoundments and even result in vehicle forfeitures. Review this summary on the law and its defense.

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 Criminal Charges for Methampehatimines & Their Defense

Minnesota has some of the most sever penalties for drug possession in the nation. That particularly applies to possession and sale of Methamphetamines. You shouold have an experienced and aggressive attorney when faced with such life alterring charges.

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 Minnesota's Tribal Courts and Family Law

Tribal courts are a similar, but different species,. To understand the laws and the process requires an experienced practioner. Review this article onthe tribal courts in Minnesota.

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 Minnesota: Interference with Parenting Time

All too often court orders are ignored. Parenting time orders are modified without consent. What is a parent to do? You do have options. Review this article on remediies to intereference with Parenting time.

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 Minnesota's Felony Assault by Strangulation

Domestic assault is a hot topic in today's legal community. With the sensitivity to domestic assault allegations, all to often there is a rush to Judgment. That is particularly true where new criminal offenses are created year after year and penalties are increased.

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 Winning DWI: Challenging the Urine Test

There are challenges to DWI charges. All too often, driver's charged feel they have no choice but to take a plea. Consulting with experienced and aggressive counsel can preserve your record.

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 Social Security Disability - Use of Medical Experts

Health professionals play a vital role in the disability determination process and participate in the process in a variety of ways.

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 How is the Attorney Paid in a Social Security Disability Case?

Attorneys who represent Social Security disability claimants generally do so under a “contingency fee agreement.” That is, the client does not pay the attorney unless and until the case is resolved and Social Security benefits have been awarded.

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 What Social Security Benefits Are Available?

The Social Security Administration has established a number of different types of disability programs. Although the medical rules are similar under each program, the technical rules on eligibility set each program apart.

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 How does the Social Security Process Work?

The first step in applying for Social Security disability benefits is to complete an interview with the Social Security Administration (”SSA”). You can schedule an interview with SSA by calling them at 1-800-772-1213.

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 Divorce and Non-Marital Claims

In any divorce case, there is usually a division of assets and a determination of each person's responsibility for debts. Every state has its own law regarding non-marital claims relating to property division in divorce. Understanding your state's laws can be critical to presenting a compelling case.

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 Fault Based Divorce vs. No-Fault Divorce

Understanding Fault based and no-fault divorce systems for divorce.

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 Mediation in Divorce Cases

Mediation in divorce is compulsory in many states. Understanding the process can be a critical part of any divorce case and can save parties thousands of dollars in legal fees.

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 Prenuptial Agreements

Asking serious questions about how you see finances in the marriage partnership may save you pain and money later - and might even save your marriage.

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 Custody: Relocating with Minor Children

Important issues in custody determinations when one parent seeks to relocate with minor children.

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 Spousal Maintenance/Alimony in Divorce

"Alimony" is the term used in many states for financial support paid to a ex-spouse after a divorce. In other states the term "alimony" has been replaced with the term "Spousal Maintenance" or "Spousal Support" or "Family Support." The terms, however, are synonymous.

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 What Happens in a Divorce Trial?

Any divorce matter may be resolved before trial with the parties reaching an agreement on the issues. If the parties are unable to reach an agreement on all issues, those issues that remain disputed would go to trial. That means, you can resolve portions of your case and save some time and money associated with a trial and try only those issues that remain disputed.

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 Workers’ Compensation FAQ’s

The insurance company has said that they will no longer pay for my chiropractic/medical bills, how do I get these bills paid now?

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 Workers' Compensation

Acquiring compensation for your work injury.

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 Drug Charges and Their Defense

Drug offenses come in many varieties with one common factor, the penalties for a conviction are severe and may result in lengthy prison sentences and fines. An aggressive defense is necessary. Review this article related to drug charges and their defense.

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 DWI Laws: Do they violate the Constitution's Protections Against Unreasonable Search and Seizure?

Can you be compelled to provide a sample of blood breath or urine for testing or rbe charged with a crime for a refusal? Why are the DWI laws allowed to skirt constitutional protections against unreasonable search and seizure by requiring a warrantless search? Review this article to see how the laws have come under attack.

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 DWI: The Wizard, the Oracle and the Intoxilyzer Source Code

In 2008, challenges to the DWI laws are louting. Now more than ever, there a re viable defenses to basic substance of DWI law. With regard to breath testing, increasingly, the Intoxilyzer 5000 and it s source code have come under attack. Review this article regarding that defense.

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 Prenuptial Agreements Are Critical for Parties with Premarital Assets

Asking serious questions about how you see finances in the marriage partnership may save you pain and money later-and might even save your marriage.

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