Preparing For A Divorce in Minnesota: What Should I Do?
People anticipating or who are ready to start a divorce often want to know how to prepare. While there is no way to 100% prepare yourself for a divorce, you
We Reached An Agreement And I Signed My Minnesota Divorce Decree So, I Am Divorced, Right?
The short answer is that no, the signing of your divorce decree does not mean that your divorce is finalized. There are still a few remaining steps that must be
Minnesota Court Guidelines for Parenting Time for Kids of All Ages
If kids are involved, clients want to know what they can expect for parenting time. First off, parents need to realize that there is no “wrong” answer. Rather, the Courts
I’m Getting Divorced in Minnesota, Who Should Move Out? Me or My Spouse?
There is not one right answer to the question of who should move out of the marital homestead during the divorce process. In many divorce cases, it is difficult for
I Want to Change My Child’s School in Minnesota: How Long Does it Take?
It’s that time of year where the school year is starting to wind down and your child’s summer vacation is looming. This gets parents thinking about the next school year.
Five Steps to Financially Prepare For a Divorce in Minnesota
Whether you have already filed for Divorce, or are just beginning to think about starting the Divorce process, it is important to be prepared and to educate yourself about your
Will the Court Order My Spouse to Carry Life Insurance to Cover Spousal Maintenance?
The purpose of Spousal Maintenance is to provide support for a spouse whose income is insufficient to meet his or her monthly expenses. This same concern often leads courts to
“It’s So Simple. How Long Can It Possibly Take and How Much Can It Possibly Cost?”
Oftentimes, I hear a client say that his or her divorce is “simple” and he or she cannot imagine it taking long for the divorce process to be complete. Although,
The Schmitz Formula in a Minnesota Divorce Proceeding
If you used non-marital funds to purchase real property, you may need to apply the Schmitz formula to determine what your total non-marital claim in the home actually is at