What Are My Rights Before a Divorce?

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  • 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

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  • 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?

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  • 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

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  • 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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How is Child Support Calculated in Minnesota?

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  • On June 20, 2018
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How child support is calculated in Minnesota will soon be different, with new regulations coming into effect in August of 2018. Essentially, the changes involve switching over to more sophisticated mathematical formulas. The goal is to more correctly estimate the adjustments made to child support payments to take into account time spent directly caring for […]
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Step by Step Guide: How Do You File for a Divorce in Minnesota?

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  • On June 19, 2018
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In Minnesota, divorce is legally known as dissolution, which has finality and requires that all aspects of the termination of the marriage be decided. How you file for a divorce in Minnesota can be quite easy or difficult depending on the detailed circumstances of the marriage and whether the two parties are in agreement or […]
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How Long Do You Have to Wait to Get Married After a Divorce in Minnesota?

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  • On June 18, 2018
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You may wonder how long do you have to wait to get married after a divorce in Minnesota? New relationships often form when the original marriage is over, even if the divorce is still pending. The short answer is that, unlike some states, there is no mandated waiting period, though there are some caveats to […]
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How Long Does It Take to Get a Divorce If Both Parties Agree?

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  • On May 31, 2018
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Even in the simplest possible uncontested divorce, there is a lower limit on how fast the divorce can happen. It usually takes around 4-6 weeks for procedures and schedules to move but don’t be surprised if it takes up to 10 weeks. Again, this is strictly in the case of the simplest possible divorce procedures. […]
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Is Minnesota an Alimony State?

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  • On May 25, 2018
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Contemplating divorce raises many issues including the question of whether alimony is allowed in Minnesota. It’s important to have a clear understanding of the process and how payments are determined. Is Minnesota an alimony (aka “spousal maintenance”) state? Paying or receiving alimony is possible, as courts in Minnesota can order one spouse to make payments […]
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How Long Does It Take to Get a Divorce in Minnesota?

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  • On May 18, 2018
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A big question for people who are contemplating divorce have is how long will the divorce process take? There is no simple answer to this other than it can be as short as a couple of months, or drag on for years. It depends on many factors, including the degree of co-operation between spouses (and […]
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