Being involved in a divorce or family law matter is an experience many people haven’t had before. Often, clients come to Jennifer Nixon overwhelmed because they don’t know what to expect and are dealing with the stress of divorce or loss of a loved one. She is an experienced family law attorney who helps make sense of it all and provides a sense of relief through these important transitions in people’s lives.

Jennifer is an avid proponent of Collaborative Divorce, a process where couples and their attorneys agree to settle out of court. This innovative alternative keeps control of decisions about the future in the hands of the couple instead of a judge. It can also be more expedient and less expensive than traditional divorce.

Jennifer works with clients through the difficult process of divorce, providing them advice while including them in the process every step of the way. Jennifer also guides clients through estate planning matters, creating wills and trusts that best fit their specific situation and their goals. She provides clients with an advocate in family law and estate planning matters in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the Twin Cities metro area, including Hennepin, Ramsey, Anoka, Washington, Dakota, Scott, Carver, and Wright counties.

Jennifer Nixon offers a free initial consultation, where she will listen to your concerns and help you determine the most appropriate next steps. Please contact her to set up a no-obligation appointment.

Family Law

When it comes to family law, emotions run high. Conflict of any sort can cause irreparable damage to relationships if not handled correctly. Jennifer Nixon is a caring, qualified attorney who will work to find a suitable path forward for you and your family.

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Collaborative Divorce

Divorce can be one of the hardest things you do in your life. Jennifer Nixon is trained in an alternative path to traditional, court-based divorce which can help mitigate the damage and result in a better outcome for everyone: collaborative divorce.

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Estate Planning & Probate

Planning for a future without you can be hard to wrap your mind around. But without planning, that future can be a mess for your children, spouse or other relatives to take care of after you’re gone. Let Jennifer Nixon help.

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Jennifer Nixon focuses on helping families, and prides herself on being flexible and client-centered

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4 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Collaborative Divorce Attorney
Choosing a collaborative divorce attorney is one of the most significant decisions in your divorce process. Gathering information about your potential divorce attorney’s experience, how your case will be handled and the fees you may pay is key to knowing if that attorney is right for you. Asking the right […]
How A Divorce In 2019 Could Cost You More Than Anytime Since The 1930s
The new federal tax law may have you paying more overall for spousal maintenance (also called spousal support or alimony) if your divorce is finalized in 2019 or later. Deductions in place since 1942 will be eliminated, affecting both the payor and recipient of spousal maintenance. Let’s take a dive […]


I had the pleasure of Jennifer Nixon to represent me in my divorce. Jennifer always had the right answers to my questions, made the right recomendations and guided me through the process with great detail. If someone ever asked me If I had a referral of an attorney, I would have no hesitations in referring her to represent them. Thanks again for everything Jennifer!

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