Ben Freedman

Ben Freedman

  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • Minnesota, North Dakota
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Ben is an attorney specializing in helping people resolve family law issues in Minnesota and North Dakota including divorce, custody and visitation, child support, spousal maintenance, and adoption. He also assists clients with requesting and defending restraining orders and protective orders. Most important to Ben are understanding clients’ needs and finding creative ways to help clients meet their goals.

Ben has assisted many clients with trials, hearings, and settlements of all types, in both North Dakota and Minnesota. Prior to private practice, Ben worked for a year and a half as a staff attorney for a District Court Judge in Glencoe, Minnesota, obtaining invaluable insight into how judges think about cases and issues generally, and learning specifically about family law from his supervising judge, who worked as a family law attorney for nearly 25 years. During law school, Ben gained experience as a law clerk for a family law attorney in Minneapolis.

Ben earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of St. Thomas Law School in Minneapolis, where he earned the Dean’s Award for the top score in his Family Law class. Prior to that, he graduated from the University of Northwestern – St. Paul with a double major.

Ben met his wife during college. They were married after his first year of law school, and have since celebrated the births of two children. Ben played collegiate football and still enjoys watching and participating in sports including football, hockey, and golf. He also has a penchant for fishing, reading, and documentaries. He and his wife spend their weekends visiting friends, and taking their children to events and activities.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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North Dakota
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  • English: Spoken, Written
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
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Northwestern College
B.S. (2007) | Business
Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
North Dakota State Bar  # 08670
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Articles & Publications
Can I Modify My Child Support In MN?
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Will Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) Be Awarded In My Minnesota Divorce Case? If So, What Amount?
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Contact & Map
Severson, Wogsland & Liebl P.C.
4627 44th Ave S
Ste 108
Fargo, ND 58104
Telephone: (701) 297-2890