Family and Domestic

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The McGee Law Firm’s family and domestic law attorneys have extensive expertise representing clients through the complex and emotional issues involved with divorce, custody, visitation, and the other related legal matters.  We increase our clients’ chances for positive outcomes through determined advocacy and in-depth knowledge of how the legal system operates.

  • Divorce and Legal Separation
  • Contempt/Post-Judgment Disputes
  • Child Custody/Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Grandparental Rights
  • Domestic Violence & Abuse Orders Disorderly Conduct Restraining Orders
  • Name Changes
  • Prenuptial and Antenuptial Agreements

Meet The Team

Biography Aften M. Grant is a 2004 graduate (Summa Cum Laude) of the University of Mary, Bismarck, North Dakota. In 2006, Aften received her Master of Arts degree in counseling Read More
Aften M. Grant

Biography

Aften M. Grant is a 2004 graduate (Summa Cum Laude) of the University of Mary, Bismarck, North Dakota. In 2006, Aften received her Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND. In 2009, Aften was invited to join the University of North Dakota School Of Law and later graduated in 2012. Aften is admitted to the North Dakota Bar and is a member of the Ward County Bar Association and the North Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Aften focuses her legal practice in the areas of family law and criminal defense. Aften routinely handles divorces, custody matters, adoptions, terminations of parental rights, disorderly conduct and domestic violence restraining orders, post-judgment disputes, and a variety of criminal matters to include driving under the influence, assault, theft, and drug-related offenses.

Education

Law School:
University of North Dakota School Of Law
Postgraduate:
Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology, University of North Dakota
Undergraduate:
University of Mary, Summa Cum Laude

Legal Assistant

Nicole Duchscherer
701.852.2544

Biography Rheider W. McCormick graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Minnesota State University Moorhead majoring in Political Science. Rheider lived Read More
Rheider W. McCormick

Biography

Rheider W. McCormick graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Minnesota State University Moorhead majoring in Political Science. Rheider lived on the Minot Air Force Base for ten years before graduating from Minot High. Before law school, Rheider worked at the State’s Attorney’s Office in Pennington County, Rapid City. During his time in law school, Rheider worked at the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Bismarck before accepting a law clerk position at a law firm in Grand Forks working on cases dealing in Criminal Defense, Business Law, and Real Estate Transactions.

Rheider focuses his legal practice on Insurance Defense, Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Oil and Gas Litigation, Product Liability, and Business Litigation.

Education

Law School:
University of North Dakota Law School
Undergraduate:
Minnesota State University Moorhead, Summa Cum Laude

Legal Assistant

Tracy Vizzier
701.852.2544

Biography Robert Will grew up on a ranch/farm in rural Elgin, North Dakota where he graduated from Elgin High School in 1990.  For his first two years of undergraduate he Read More
Robert Will

Biography

Robert Will grew up on a ranch/farm in rural Elgin, North Dakota where he graduated from Elgin High School in 1990.  For his first two years of undergraduate he attended the University of Wyoming and for his final two years he attended the University of North Dakota.  Robert graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Political Science and Sociology, from the University of North Dakota in 1994.  He attended the School of Law at the University of North and graduated with his Juris Doctorate in 1997.

Robert became licensed to practice law in the States of North Dakota and Minnesota.  In the Spring of 1997, Robert became employed with Legal Services of North Dakota and a Minot law office.  He continued to be employed with Legal Services of North Dakota for fifteen years, working in both the New Town and Minot locations.  At the same time, Robert operated his own law office in Minot in an office share arrangement with several different attorneys over the years.  Prior to joining the McGee, Hankla Backes Law Firm, Robert was a succesful sole practitioner.

Over the past 20 plus years, Robert has developed expertise in the areas of Family Law and Bankruptcy.  Being in office share arrangements and being a sole practitioner has also led to handling cases in several different areas of law besides family law and bankruptcy, such as personal injury, estate, Tribal law, and real property transactions cases.  Robert has appeared in State District Court, North Dakota Supreme Court, Federal District Court, Eighth Circuit Federal Appeals Court, Fort Berthold Tribal Court, Northern Plains Intertribal Court of Appeals, and Social Security administrative hearings.

During his time away from work, Robert enjoys spending time with his family.  Robert and his wife, Jenn, have three beautiful children. He is an avid sports fan.  He has over the years enjoyed coaching and running his children around to their sports activities.

Robert strives to give his clients the best representation with a goal of achieving results expected by his clients.

Education

Law School:
University of North Dakota School Of Law
Undergraduate:
University of North Dakota

Legal Assistant

Nicole Duchscherer
701.852.2544