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Tasha M. Gahner

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Fargo, ND

Melinda Weerts Law, PLLC
2534 South University Dr, Suite 2
Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: 701-271-9393
Fax: 701-271-0082
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed in North Dakota Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Family Law
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Tasha M. Gahner is an attorney at Melinda Weerts PLLC, located in Fargo, North Dakota. Focusing her practice primarily on family law matters, she provides caring and effective representation to clients throughout Cass County and other parts of the state as well as in northwest Minnesota. In that regard, Ms. Gahner assists people whose marriages are coming to an end and who are having to deal with such divorce-related issues as child custody and visitation, alimony, child support, and the division of complex assets and debts.

A forceful advocate for her clients in the courtroom, Ms. Gahner also has experience in mediation, collaborative law and settlement agreement negotiations, and she will often strive to have her clients attempt to reach an accord on some or all of these issues through one or more of those alternative dispute resolution methods. In addition to her family law practice, Ms. Gahner prepares and reviews wills and other estate planning documents for her clients, and her background also includes debt collection cases.

Born and raised in North Dakota, Ms. Gahner attended Minnesota State University Moorhead, where she majored in paralegal studies and received a Bachelor of Science cum laude in 2006. Returning to her home state to pursue a legal education, she enrolled at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, and she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2009. After her graduation, Ms. Gahner was associated with another Fargo firm before joining Melinda Weerts PLLC in January 2013. She is admitted to practice before all North Dakota and Minnesota state courts, and her professional associations include the North Dakota Collaborative Divorce Group and the Family Law Section of the State Bar Association of North Dakota.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About Tasha M. Gahner

First Admitted: 2010, North Dakota

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018-2021 , Super Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Mediator
  • Parenting Investigator  
  • Trained in the Collaborative Law Process

Bar/Professional Activity

  • North Dakota, 2010
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota, 2015 
  • American Bar Association-Family Law Section
  • Member, Cass County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Member, Family Law Section, North Dakota State Bar Association
  • Member, North Dakota Collaborative Divorce Group 
  • Member, Clay County Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, A.A.S., Legal Administrative Assistant , 2002
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead, B.S., Paralegal, Cum Laude, 2006
  • University of North Dakota, School of Law, J.D. , 2009


  • “Tasha provides excellent representation to her clients with the utmost care and concern. She is knowledgeable, practical and chooses to be part of the solution and not part of the problem. ”
  • “She is incredibly smart, ethical and knowledgeable in her practice area. ”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Tasha M. Gahner

2534 South University Dr
Suite 2
Fargo, ND 58103

Phone: 701-271-9393

Fax: 701-271-0082

Last Updated: 5/18/2022

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