1864 Courthouse
1923 Courthouse
Fraser Hall



          Attorney, Mediator, and Arbitrator

             Qualified Neutral Under Rule 114

             of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice


                 CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC


St. Cloud - Sartell

St. Joseph - Waite Park

6027 19th St. N.

St. Cloud, Minnesota 56303


(320) 251-0222




PERSONAL GUIDANCE:  Providing personal, confidential advice and services for spouses, family, and others affected by loss of a loved one.

Emphasizing efficient handling of probate and non-probate options for survivors and family members, joint owners, and others.

Management of estate issues, including property transfers, probate and nonprobate options, resolution of claims, disputed inheritances, real estate, and other matters.

PROBATE:  Litigation of issues related to probate.  Property collection and management, insurance, claims administration, bookkeeping, distributions, real estate issues, government claims, family concerns, and other issues.

Professional estate collection and management assures that obligations are fulfilled and heirs receive property as intended and permitted by law.

ESTATE PLANNING:  Preparation of wills and trusts for individuals and couples. Simple to complex.


TRUSTS:  Preparation of trusts for managing property and other purposes.

Administration of trusts through informal and formal procedures.

Resolution of trust issues through appropriate processes, including litigation.



More than 20 years experience assisting individuals and families with

personal, professional attention.


Member, Minnesota State Bar Association Probate and Trust Section.


Prompt personal attention to these important matters.




Divorce:  Identifying Issues, Finding Solutions, and Moving On


Assisting married men and women deal with the difficult and painful issues involved in divorce for more than 20 years.

Divorce, spousal maintenance (alimony), parenting time (visitation), child support, property division, nonpayment, paternity, prenuptial agreements, mediation, and other issues.

Providing compassionate, understanding services, personal attention, and thorough and timely communication and explanation of the law and process.

Emphasizing resolutions based upon: 

   - careful assessment of options

   - informed choice

   - complete division of property and obligations
   - protection of relationships with the children
   - establishing constructive adult relationships
   - creative solutions
   - quicker, more acceptable results
   - reasonable cost


Noncontested or "Cooperative"

Divorce; Collaborative-type Divorce; Divorce Settlements

Working with individuals who anticipate no contest or have been working with their spouse to settle without going to court.


Contested Divorce

Contact me immediately if:

  Your spouse has hired an attorney,

  You have been served papers,

  You are considering settlement, or

  You have been presented a settlement proposal.

We can discuss your options and consider the best way for you to proceed.


Never proceed on your own; always hire an attorney.


Prenuptial Agreements and Other

Family Law Matters

Providing planning and other services for individuals in the context of family issues:

 - Prenuptial Agreements

 - Grandparenting Plans

 - Custody and Guardianship Agreements

 - Powers of Attorney

 - Trusts

 - Same-sex divorce

 - "Collaborative" approach

 - Disputes arising after divorce

 - Other issues involving family relationships


Mediation and Parenting Time Expeditor



Choose Your Attorney Carefully


Whether you are ready to settle or just beginning this process, contact me to discuss ways to reach your goal with minimum waste and expense.


For more than 20 years, I have assisted individuals pursue resolutions focused on constructive and knowledgeable approaches. 

In many cases, it is possible to proceed in ways that do not necessarily require litigation.  Early study and planning will enable you to select the best overall way to proceed.  Contact me first.


Employee assistance plan rates.


Gerald Hasselbrink,

Attorney at Law


Knowledgeable, understanding, advice for over 20 years.


Minnesota State Bar Association Family Law Section.  Former Hennepin County District Court Settlement Conference Referee.


Drawing upon extensive experience in law and mediation, and negotiation of divorce issues, your situation will receive full and discreet attention to detail and helpful advice to avoid unnecessary conflict and expense.



Serving Stearns, Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Todd, Meeker, Kandiyohi, and Wright Counties in Central Minnesota.


For more information and to set up an appointment

phone (320) 251-0222


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