Exclusively Family, Divorce & Matrimonial Law
Powerful Negotiators. Top Notch Litigators.


We deliver results that matter by focusing on you.

Strong, Experienced Family Law Advocates

When you face family legal issues or divorce, you need an experienced legal team by your side. Honsa & Mara champions your best interests while fighting for your family. With our top-rated attorneys working with you, you can get the solutions you want and protect your family in the future.

Aggressive Advocacy. Honest Advice. Incredible Service.

Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the attorneys of Honsa & Mara tirelessly fight for each of our clients. We protect your rights while remaining honest and transparent about your options. Whether you’re facing a divorce or trying to work out a child support or custody plan, our attorneys pursue the solutions you want with the professional service you deserve.






Spousal Maintenance


Child Custody, Support and Parenting Time


Modification of Court Orders

Experienced Attorneys. Dedicated Advocacy. Customized Approach.

Honsa & Mara is proud to provide legal services you can trust. Anne Honsa and Kristy Mara have been practicing law for more than two decades, offering exclusive family legal services to clients across Minnesota. Honsa & Mara is dedicated to helping clients move through divorce and other family legal issues. Anne and Kristy are members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), an organization of the most dedicated and professional family lawyers who are recognized and respected by the bench and bar as the leaders in family law.

Anne and Kristy are certified members of the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA), an organization of attorneys committed to the quality of trial advocacy and representation in family law and other areas. Anne and Kristy have repeatedly been ranked among Super Lawyers—a peer-chosen distinction awarded to only five percent of Minnesota attorneys.

Our Team

Solving Family Law Problems Since 1988

Anne and Kristy have decades of experience between them and have fought for hundreds of clients.

Debbie and Kari are also accomplished family law attorneys. Both have been chosen among Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars for attorneys under 40 for their commitment to strong legal knowledge and ethical practice of law.

What to Expect When You Choose Our Family Law Attorneys

When you work with Honsa & Mara, expect only the best family legal services:

  • Quick communication. We promptly respond to all your calls and emails, and our attorneys are known for building real relationships with the people we represent.
  • Professional reputation. Our reputation in the legal community is strong and competent, and many of our clients come from referrals from other attorneys. We also maintain positive relationships with the people we have represented.
  • Family law expertise. Family law is all we do. Anne and Kristy have devoted their careers to Minnesota divorce cases and other family law matters. All of our paralegals maintain extensive knowledge of the statutes, laws, and procedures for divorce and other family law matters.
  • Sustainable outcomes. We are known for our ability to create sustainable outcomes, and not burn bridges. Whenever possible, we use alternative methods of dispute resolution (mediation, and early neutral evaluations) to save our client’s money, frustration, and stress.
  • Aggressive, reasonable advocacy. Our attorneys understand that fighting for clients doesn’t always mean solving issues in the courtroom. But when needed, we do not hesitate to use our strong trial skills to help you achieve your objectives through litigation.

Deborah Gallenberg and Kari Kanne
Named Partners at Honsa & Mara

Honsa & Mara is pleased to announce attorneys Deborah Gallenberg and Kari Kanne have been named Partners at Honsa & Mara. Deborah and Kari have been integral in the success of the firm and we look forward to the future with them in their partnership roles.