Debra Elizabeth Yerigan

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  • 1400 Fifth Street Towers, 100 South Fifth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Debra Yerigan does one thing and she does it well – she zealously represents clients in Family Court matters. During her 30-plus year as a family law attorney, she has become a lawyer other lawyers depend on when someone they know is facing challenging issues.

Debra’s many years in the courtroom make her well-suited to represent parties in cases involving complicated financial issues such as valuation of businesses, non-marital property, intricate income streams and spousal maintenance. She is adept at navigating the sensitivities involved when negotiating custody and parenting time. Outside of the courtroom, individuals turn to Debra for advice when preparing to enter into prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.For her work, Debra has received multiple recognitions from her peers and Minnesota Lawyer including, “Top 40 Minnesota Family Law Attorneys,” “Top 50 Women Minnesota Super Lawyers” and “Top 100 Super Lawyers.” Debra is also regularly recognized as a “Top Family Law Attorney in America” by Best Lawyers®.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Child Custody
  • Appellate Practice
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
612-504-7221  Phone
612-672-3624  Phone
University Attended:
St. Cloud State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1982
Law School Attended:
Hamline University, J.D., cum laude, 1985
Year of First Admission:
1986, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; 1985, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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