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Jeremy Alm  |  March 17, 2017

Rights of Military Serviceperson in a Minnesota Divorce

Military Servicepersons are provided special protections under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”) in a divorce proceeding. The SCRA applies to all states including Minnesota. If a divorce (or child
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Andrew Meyer  |  March 13, 2017

Do Unrepresented Parties in Minnesota Need to Follow the Court’s Rules?

There are many advantages to using the services of an attorney; one of the great disadvantages of not having an attorney is having to litigate without a full understanding of
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Jeremy Alm  |  March 10, 2017

Pets in a Minnesota Divorce

Some people view their beloved pet as family. This often causes contention in a divorce proceeding in regards to who will have the rights to the family pet in the
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Courtney Wieden  |  March 8, 2017

What is a “Balance Sheet” and Why Might My Case Need One?

Minnesota law calls for a “just and equitable” division of property during a divorce. Although this is not the same thing as an equal division of property, the Court typically
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Andrew Meyer  |  March 6, 2017

How Long Does it Take to Get Help from a Judge in Minnesota?

The legal process has the reputation of being a long and slow process.  In many cases, this reputation is well earned.  Concluding a divorce or custody case can often take
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Courtney Wieden  |  March 1, 2017

Who pays for Survivor Benefit Plan Coverage?

The Survivor Benefit Plan cost depends on the level of coverage you choose. Survivor Benefit Plan coverage is supplied at no cost while the military spouse is in active service. 
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Jeremy Alm  |  February 24, 2017

Approaching Divorce From a Vindictive Standpoint is a Dangerous Proposition

A divorce is often commenced after one spouse’s act of marital misconduct, whether it is an affair or a spouse’s overspending (to name a few examples). Marriages are rooted in
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Courtney Wieden  |  February 22, 2017

If My Spouse Has Left The State Of Minnesota, Can We Still Get A Divorce?

Yes, only one spouse needs to reside in Minnesota in order to get a Divorce. Importantly, you must be living in Minnesota for at least 180 days (approximately 6 months)
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Jeremy Alm  |  February 17, 2017

Proposed Changes to Minnesota Child Support Laws

Before diving into the heart of this, it is important to understand how a monthly child support obligation is broken down. A child support obligation takes into account three different
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