5 Common Questions About Alimony

February 20th, 2020

When it comes to alimony, otherwise known as spousal support or spousal maintenance, there are a lot of factors that come into play. This can be made even more confusing for some because there isn’t a set calculation, like the child support calculator, that determines alimony in Minnesota. Because of this, divorcing couples may have… Read more »

The Mechanics of Filing for Divorce

January 20th, 2020

The laws and procedures differ from one legal system to another, and even slightly from state to state in the United States. Although legally, the process is fairly simple, emotionally it is usually not at all simple. The first step is to file a petition or legal request in the family court in the county… Read more »

Divorce in Minneapolis and Surrounding Areas

January 9th, 2020

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, your divorce is subject to state laws. When you’re filing for divorce in MN, the legal term for your divorce is “Dissolution of Marriage.” There are many laws and procedures involved before finalizing a divorce, which is why you will need an attorney to help you through this time and make it as easy… Read more »

How Do I Get Child Visitation in Minnesota?

December 25th, 2019

When you file for divorce in Minnesota, you still want to spend adequate time with your child. That relationship is incredibly important to both you and your child, and you want to ensure that you have adequate time to spend with them. Pursuing child visitation in Minnesota will help you set up a legal standard… Read more »

The Ins And Outs Of Dividing Your Property In A Divorce

December 9th, 2019

When getting a divorce, there are a few things that are often top priority. One thing that many divorcing couples often need help with is determining how their property will be divided in the divorce. Ideally, couples would be able to determine this on their own, but because most divorcing couples aren’t on amicable terms,… Read more »

What Happens If My Spouse Refuses to Accept the Divorce

November 20th, 2019

Divorce is a tough psychological experience for anyone, and some people handle it better than others. In many situations, one spouse wants the divorce more than the other. Some spouses even refuse to acknowledge that a divorce is taking place, trying to stop it by pretending the divorce doesn’t exist. This can be a worrying… Read more »

Who Gets the House in a Divorce?

September 20th, 2019

When it comes time to separate marital assets, there are many factors to consider. In general, you and your former spouse will split your assets 50/50. He takes his car; she takes her car. She takes the money in her checking account; he takes the money in his; the savings account and investments are split… Read more »

Can My Wife Take My Retirement in a Divorce?

September 20th, 2019

In a divorce, you must divide many of your assets between your former spouses. This includes the house, your savings accounts, and any investments–but does it include your retirement? Many people preparing for divorce find themselves asking this key question–and scrambling to protect their retirement in the event of a divorce. Is Retirement an Considered… Read more »

What You Need To Know When Dating While Separated Before Divorce

September 20th, 2019

While going through your divorce, you may have several questions regarding what you can and can’t do. One question that many people have is whether or not you can date while you are separated, before you have actually divorced. The answer to this question isn’t cut and dry because there are several factors that come into… Read more »

How Long Must You Be Married Before You Must Pay Alimony?

August 20th, 2019

Alimony, or spousal support, is a contentious topic in many divorces. One spouse believes they are entitled to reasonable support payments from their former spouse as they attempt to build a life after divorce. The other spouse typically does not want to take a cut in their income for someone they no longer feel responsible… Read more »