Attorney Profiles

Goldstein Law Office, P.A. is committed to providing accessible, effective and reasonably priced service in the areas of family law and alternative dispute resolution. We will listen to your concerns and will return your telephone calls promptly. Take advantage of our initial telephone consultation at no cost, to discuss your case and determine whether we can help you obtain what you deserve.

Senior Attorney, Charles M. Goldstein

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Mr. Goldstein focuses in the area of family law and alternative dispute resolution, including complex business valuation, property division, cash flow analysis relating to spousal maintenance and child support, and custody matters. He has appeared and argued on numerous occasions before the Minnesota Court of Appeals. He has also tried well over 100 cases in district court. Mr. Goldstein is a frequent presenter, including for national organizations on topics related to divorce. His cases include financial early neutral evaluation, the new child support statutes, relocation of minor children and post-decree modifications. Because of his breadth of knowledge, he is engaged as an expert witness by other attorneys and has been recognized as a “High Rated Attorney” by Peer Review through Martindale-Hubbell

Charles attended the George Washington University and the University of Minnesota, where he graduated with Honors, Cum Laude and was on Dean’s List. He attended the University of Minnesota Law School, where he was selected to participate in the Frederick Douglass Civil Rights Moot Court. He was granted his Juris Doctorate in 1987. He served as Judicial Clerk for Hennepin County District Court Judges Thomas Carey, Gary Larson and John Summerville.

Charles has been a long time member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota and the International Association of Collaborative Practitioners. He believes in the collaborative process as a durable and highly beneficial alternative to standard litigation. He works with his team to resolve family law matters expeditiously and effectively so that his clients yield the results they need and deserve.

Charles M. Goldstein has practiced law since 1987 and focuses on the areas of family law and alternative dispute resolution:

  • Divorce
  • Property/Business
  • Decree Modifications
  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Maintenance /Alimony
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Mr. Goldstein has been admitted to the following:

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Court of Appeals
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Honorable Mention:

  • Clerk to the Honorable Thomas Carey, John Summerville and Gary Larson of Hennepin County District Court
  • Juris Doctor, Dean’s List
  • Frederick Douglass Civil Rights Moot Court
  • Father’s Resource Center Volunteer

Paralegal, Marit Kaiser

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Marit Kaiser graduated from the certified Paralegal Program at the University of Minnesota, earning her certification in Legal Administration, along with a B.A. in Business Administration. She has over 30 years of experience in a variety of legal areas, including family, real estate, bankruptcy, wills, probate, personal injury, criminal and corporate.

Marit began working with Goldstein Law Office in 1999 and her diverse legal background has proven indispensable in the practice of family law, with its complicated and varied issues. She has been involved in all phases of client files, from initial consultation through trial and post-decree matters. Her wealth of knowledge and comprehensive approach make her a vital member of our firm.

University of Minnesota

  • Legal Administration
  • Business Administration

Marit is very active in her community:

  • Dollars for Scholars Committee Member
  • Delano United Methodist Woman – Secretary
  • Senior All Night Graduation Party Co-Chairman
  • Delano Community Softball Committee
  • Sunday School Teacher
  • Education Committee Secretary- Delano United Methodist Church
  • Igniting Team Secretary – Delano United Methodist Church
  • Fund Raising – Money Manager for Metro Dome (Graduation Party, Youth Mission Trip, School Softball Trip)