Navigating Business Ownership After Divorce in Minnesota

October 17th, 2023

Divorce in Minnesota is a challenging process that can affect every aspect of your life, including your small business. When you start or acquire a business during your marriage, Minnesota’s laws consider it marital property, which means that both you and your spouse have a shared ownership stake. If you’re wondering how to take ownership… Read more »

Navigating Child Custody Issues: The Crucial Role of Divorce Mediation

October 3rd, 2023

Divorce is a challenging and emotionally charged process, especially when children are involved. The decisions made during a divorce can have a profound impact on the lives of everyone in the family, particularly the children. In such cases, hiring a divorce mediator is an invaluable choice for parents seeking an amicable and child-centered resolution. At… Read more »

Divorce Mediation vs. Litigation: Choosing the Right Path for Your Divorce

September 26th, 2023

Divorce decisions can be challenging Divorce is often a challenging and emotionally charged experience. It brings with it a multitude of complex decisions, including the choice of how to navigate the legal aspects of ending a marriage. At Beckman Steen & Lungstrom, P.A., located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, we understand that every divorce is unique, and… Read more »

Is Child Support Payment To My Spouse Tax Deductible?

September 12th, 2023

When it comes to divorce or separation, one of the most significant concerns for many individuals is the financial implications. Among the various financial aspects, child support payments are a central issue that requires careful consideration. While child support is intended to provide for the well-being of your children, it’s crucial to understand the tax… Read more »

What is a Nesting Arrangement in a Divorce?

August 22nd, 2023

Divorce is a challenging and emotionally charged process, especially when children are involved. Co-parenting after divorce requires careful consideration and planning to ensure the well-being of the children remains a top priority. Traditional custody arrangements often involve children shuttling back and forth between two households. However, an alternative arrangement gaining traction in recent years is… Read more »

How are Retirement Assets Divided in a Divorce?

August 8th, 2023

Divorce is a challenging and emotionally charged process that often involves the division of assets accumulated during a marriage. Among these assets, retirement accounts hold a significant place, as they represent a couple’s long-term financial security. When it comes to the division of retirement assets in a divorce, understanding the legal aspects and taking proactive… Read more »

What Is a Gray Divorce?

August 2nd, 2023

In the intricate tapestry of human relationships, divorce is a reality that can impact couples at any stage of life. While the dissolution of marriage is often associated with younger couples, a growing trend known as “gray divorce” has emerged, shedding light on a new chapter in the realm of separation. Beckman, Steen & Lungstrom… Read more »

Navigating Divorce in Minnesota: Understanding the Impact on Men and Women

July 18th, 2023

Divorce in Minnesota is a complex and emotionally challenging process that affects both men and women in different ways. In Minnesota, like many other states, there are specific laws and guidelines that govern issues such as child custody, alimony, and child visitation rights. At Beckman, Steen & Lungstrom, we understand the unique challenges faced by… Read more »

Property Division: What Can I Keep & What Must be Divided?

July 11th, 2023

Divorce can be a difficult and emotional process, especially when it comes to dividing property. At Beckman, Steen & Lungstrom, P.A., we understand the complexities of property division when it coms to divorce in Minnesota and are here to help you navigate this process. In this article, we will discuss the different types of property… Read more »