What Are the Different Types of Alimony?

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On November 28, 2018
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Alimony can be one of the most contentious points in a divorce settlement. This type of payment, also called spousal maintenance, is designed to ensure that a spouse who earns less money can still afford a reasonable standard of living after the divorce is final. Many clients have questions about who can get alimony and […]
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Do Prenups Matter in Minnesota?

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On November 19, 2018
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If marriage is in your near future, you may be curious about a prenuptial agreement. Chances are you’ve heard of them already but don’t know all the details. A lot of couples decide to sign a premarital contract to protect themselves in the event of a divorce. Even if you’re interested in the idea of […]
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How Is Child Custody Determined in Minnesota?

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On November 12, 2018
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Whether you are currently involved in a divorce from your children’s other parent, or you have a child with a person who is not currently your partner, you’ll need to seek legal advice about child custody. Here’s what you need to know about your rights and responsibilities under state law.   Types of Minnesota Child […]
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Is Minnesota a Common Law Property State?

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On August 27, 2018
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  • assets, attorney, common law, distribution, divorce
You may be wondering if Minnesota is a common law property state or something different when it comes to the issue of divorce. Minnesota is, in fact, a marital property law state. It’s important to learn the ins and outs of what a marital property state is and how assets are divided upon divorce.   […]
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7 Tips for an Amicable Divorce

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On August 24, 2018
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What is an amicable divorce settlement? This is where both parties work together and come to an agreement before a judge imposes one. But how does an amicable divorce work? Here are seven tips for an amicable divorce in Minnesota. Be civil to each other It may feel artificial to be civil to someone you […]
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Is There an Adultery Law in Minnesota

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On August 17, 2018
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You may wonder, “Is there an adultery law in Minnesota?” The short answer is that when it comes to divorce, the issue doesn’t arise as Minnesota is a ‘no-fault’ state. ‘No-fault’ means that a divorce can be sought based solely on one or both parties of the marriage desiring it. Meaning of no-fault divorce Minnesota […]
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What Are My Rights Before a Divorce?

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On July 11, 2018
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If you are in the process of getting a divorce, whether you are the petitioner, the recipient, or filing jointly, you are probably wondering what are my rights before a divorce? Support During the Divorce Process You have a right to pursue support during the legal divorce or separation proceedings if the other party was […]
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A Basic Guide to Divorce Laws in Minnesota

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On July 10, 2018
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The time and money it takes to get a divorce in Minnesota varies greatly depending upon whether it is being contested or not, and the degree of complexity involved. It may be possible to get a summary dissolution very quickly in a procedural fashion, or it might be much more complicated. Having a divorce attorney […]
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Collaborative Divorce vs. Mediation: Which Is Right for You?

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On July 9, 2018
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A decision that arises for couples on good terms planning to get a divorce is choosing between collaborative divorce vs. mediation. Either of these approaches, if a realistic possibility, has obvious financial benefits over a lengthy grueling contested divorce that is ultimately settled at trial in court. Benefits of Mediation The term mediator may imply […]
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Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer Before Hiring

  • Posted by Leigh Frost
  • On July 9, 2018
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Getting a divorce is hard enough without being stuck with a divorce attorney you are not happy with. Here are five questions to ask a divorce attorney to help ensure you have a positive experience. What are the different types of divorce processes in Minnesota? Even if you already know that Minnesota has a number […]
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