Theresa Gerlach Law

Family Law, Estates

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The Right Lawyer to Help You With Your Family Law and Estate Needs in MN, WI, AZ

Theresa Gerlach Law

Navigating your way through the legal system can be challenging. Having adequate legal representation is a must.

Theresa Gerlach protects your interests, promotes you and your family, and guides you through the legal process while striving for timely resolutions and choices that will work best for you. Attorney Gerlach will give you an honest assessment of your case and advise you of the benefits to be gained in relation to the costs in following certain courses of action. Best of all, she meets you in the comfort of your own home either in person or by electronic means!

Theresa Gerlach handles the following matters:

Family Law, Estates

  • Divorce/Marital Dissolution

  • Paternity

  • Child Custody/Interstate Custody (UCCJEA)

  • Child Support

  • Step-Parent Adoption

  • Wills

  • Trusts

  • Powers of Attorney (Financial and Health Care)

  • Health Care Directives/Living Wills

  • Transfer on Death Deeds/Real Estate Beneficiary Deeds

  • Vehicle Beneficiary Designations (AZ)

About Theresa

Theresa M. Gerlach graduated from William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline Law School) in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2008. Before attending law school, Theresa attended University of Colorado and received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from California Coast University.

Theresa opened her law office in Hastings, Minnesota in 2008, and relocated to Minnetonka in 2021. She is licensed in the State Courts of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Arizona; and in the Federal Courts in the District of Minnesota and Western District of Wisconsin. She practices in the areas of family law (divorce, custody, paternity, child support, spousal support, domestic abuse), estate planning (Wills, Healthcare Directives, Powers of Attorney, Transfer on Death Deeds).

In her spare time, Theresa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, listening to live music, traveling, and going to the theatre. Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2008
  • Wisconsin, 2008
  • Arizona, 2019
  • U.S. District Court District of Western Wisconsin, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2020


  • J.D. - William Mitchel College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • B.S. - California Coast University in Santa Ana, California


  • Student Award of Merit, nominated by the Dean of Students and chosen by the Board
  • Dean's List
  • CALI Award of Excellence, Contracts
  • CALI Award of Excellence, Work of the Lawyer
  • Client Counseling Competition Regional's Competitor
  • Scholarship received for academic achievement as a single mother


This website is intended for general information only, and nothing contained herein constitutes legal advice. Use of this website shall not create an attorney-client relationship. An attorney-client relationship with Theresa M. Gerlach may be established only after:

  • Ms. Gerlach has determined that representing you does not create a conflict of interest with any of her existing or former clients;

  • Ms. Gerlach has agreed to represent your interest and has clearly conveyed that agreement to you; and

  • Satisfactory payment arrangements have been made for the representation.


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