Your Family Matters Most

With over 35 years of experience in all aspects of family law including probate, wills, estate planning, guardianship and conservatorship, you can count on us to help you protect your family.

About Krause Law Offices

Krause Law Offices, PLLC handles a broad range of family law matters for individuals throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Our primary practice areas are family law, estate planning, and legal guardianship.
Attorney Tom Krause graduated from the University of Minnesota and William Mitchell College of Law before partnering with Robert Hoene for 15 years. In 2006, he founded Krause Law Offices, PLLC, leveraging his extensive experience to offer compassionate legal services. Known for his strong advocacy and deep insights, Tom ensures clients receive top-tier services backed by an expert team. His firm promises comprehensive legal care, with a network that extends to other specialists when needed.
Tom is also a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice to mediate civil and family cases.

Areas of Practice

A tireless advocate for his clients, Tom Krause has a results-oriented law practice. He strives to achieve good results for his clients through early evaluation and negotiations, if possible, but he is a skilled and comfortable litigator, should the case need to go to trial to obtain a fair result.


Assists at all stages of the divorce proceeding from contemplation to post-judgment modifications.


Handles all matters relating to child custody and parenting time, ensuring child welfare and parental rights.

Child Support

Reviews child support orders for Minnesota law compliance and aids in modification requests.


Assists in determining alimony needs, amounts, duration, and creative limitation strategies for wealthier spouses.

Property Division

Guides clients in the fair and equitable distribution of marital assets and liabilities.

Non-Marital Tracing

Evaluates the validity of non-marital claims and advises clients accordingly.

Complex Business Evaluations

Skilled in cases involving business interests and their evaluations.

Prenuptials & Postnuptials

Aids in crafting or reviewing property agreements for divorce or separation scenarios.


Will represent either party in paternity actions, addressing custody, support, or parenting issues.

Third-Party Custody

Will represent individuals in third-party custody or parenting time matters.

Step-Parent Adoption

Specializes in facilitating step-parent adoption cases.

Orders for Protection

Represents clients in orders for protection or harassment restraining order cases.

A Trusted Advocate for Your Legal Rights

Tom displays a caring attitude and is easy to communicate with about difficult issues. He draws upon his education, experience, insight and litigation skills to come up with practical and creative solutions for clients, particularly in the current and trying economic climate. He has a reputation of being a firm and tough advocate for his clients.
Tom is a current appointee of the Ramsey County Guardianship and Conservatorship Attorney Panel and long-time former appointee of the Hennepin County Guardianship and Conservatorship Attorney Panel and can guide clients through any aspect of probate administration; informal, formal and contested.

Contact Krause Law Offices for a Confidential Consultation

At Krause Law Offices, we recognize that every case and legal situation is unique, and we will work to help you identify and explore all of your options so you can make informed decisions that are in your family's best interests.

Please use the form to contact us and we'll be happy to schedule a consultation. Although email communications are certainly welcome, there is no substitute for a telephone conversation with a prospective client. Meetings can be scheduled on a flexible basis, including evenings or weekends by request.

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