Burns & Hansen, P.A.

Family Lawyer | Serving Minneapolis, MN

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8401 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55426

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the Solutions You Need

When fighting for your future, you want an attorney who is going to provide you passionate and powerful counsel during your family law dispute. At the law offices of Burns & Hansen, P.A., we handle a wide range of family law and divorce concerns for clients. Regardless of the issue, we will protect your rights as we help you plan for a better future. 

If you are going through a difficult divorce or you are involved in a child custody dispute, we can help you find solutions that are tailored to the needs of your family. We can help you deal with the short-term and long-term consequences in family law litigation.

If you think you do not need legal counsel because you believe your case will mediate or settle quickly, think again. You never know what can happen in your case. If you want the most favorable result in your dissolution, you need an attorney who is going to prepare for your case as if it is going to trial. That way you are prepared on all fronts and ready no matter what happens.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:


  • Alimony
  • High Net Worth Divorce
  • Complex Divorce
  • Division of Assets and Debts
  • Spousal Support

Family Law

  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Child Support Modification
  • International Child Custody Disputes
  • Paternity

By developing close working relationships with clients, we excel at identifying the core issues, anticipating problems and delivering solutions.

Call Burns Hansen today at 763-392-0338 to arrange your free initial consultation. Serving clients in Minneapolis and Hennepin County, the Twin cities area and throughout Minnesota.

Attorney Profiles

Attorney Patrick C. Burns


  • Minnesota, 2001
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2008
  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Tribal Court, 2008


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota,
    J.D. - 2000
    • Cum laude 
  • American University, M.A. - 1995
    • Honors: With Honors
  • American University, B.A. - 1993
    • Honors: With Honors

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Epilepsy Association of Minnesota, Board Member, 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association

Attorney Erik F. Hansen


  • Minnesota, 2000
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2001


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota,
    J.D. - 2000
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Minnesota - Morris, Morris, Minnesota, B.A. - 1997
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: European Studies

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Litigation Council of America, Fellow, 2008 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Membership Committee, Chair, Membership Committee, 2005 - 2007
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, Membership Committee, 2000 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, Publications Committee, 1998 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, Law & Literature Committee, 1999 - 2001
  • MSBA Task Force on Law Student Membership, Co-Chair, 2001
  • MSBA Appellate Law Section, Member, 2005 - Present
  • MSBA Appellate Law Section, Governing Council, 2009 - Present
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, Member, 2008 - Present

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