Good legal counsel and communication are pivotal on the path to effective resolution of family law issues. High quality representation and guidance should provide you with professional case management and reliable legal protection through the process.

Finding a lawyer you can trust to relate to your specific situation is vital to your peace of mind. Successful advocacy of your case also depends on it.

Serving southeastern Minnesota, family law attorney Judith Payne has been through a divorce herself. She can empathize with the stress and emotional strain you are dealing with. She doesn’t presume to completely understand your unique personal circumstances and emotions, but she has been in your place before. She is prepared to help you move forward.

“There is a brighter future ahead, and Judith can help you achieve your goals with a solid plan that will protect your rights, interests and children to the fullest extent possible.”



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Judith has earned a reputation as a proficient family law litigator in southern and central Minnesota, including the southeastern Minnesota area.

She is a qualified neutral mediator on family law rosters under Rule 114 of the Minnesota Rules of General Practice.

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Judith strives to build collaborative relationships with her clients. She is prepared to fight for parental rights and responsibilities, fair property division and reasonable agreements regarding support and custody.

Neither negotiation nor mediation is about giving in to the demands of an unreasonable spouse. Judith can help you stay in control and devise agreements that achieve your objectives while also protecting the best interests of your children.Father's Rights Attorney

Her practice is not limited to divorce matters. She offers a full range of family law services, including estate planning, probate, adoption, guardianship, conservatorship and criminal law legal counsel.

Contact Divorce Attorney Judith Payne

Payne Law Office handles family law and related criminal law matters in Winona and Houston counties, including Caledonia, La Crescent, Goodview, Winona, and surrounding communities.

Call attorney Judith Payne today at 612.251.3345 or email her to schedule an initial consultation.