The “Basics” of Spousal Maintenance Arrears in Minnesota
Spousal maintenance can be awarded as part of a dissolution of marriage or legal separation proceeding and consists of periodic payments from the future income or earnings of one spouse
What Factors Do Court’s Consider when Parents Disagree About School Choice in Minnesota?
Choosing a school for your child is an often disputed co-parenting issue family law attorneys encounter. This post identifies many of the relevant factors when this dispute happens. In a
Four Tips to Help Children Adjust to a Divorce
Finalizing a divorce is often seen as the “final” step for couples choosing to part ways. However, when children are involved, that is not usually the case. While each family
Should you use a Neutral Financial Expert or your own Expert in your Minnesota Divorce?
Financial experts can be very useful in Minnesota divorce proceedings, especially when there are non-marital claims or complicated financial assets. After deciding to use a financial expert, there is also
Is A Lump Sum Payment Right For Your Minnesota Spousal Maintenance Case?
Spousal Maintenance is commonly thought of as a monthly payment to a former spouse paid over a certain period of time. However, the parties can agree that Spousal Maintenance will
Self-Employment Income and Minnesota Child Support
Under Minnesota law, for child support purposes, self-employment income is defined as: “gross receipts minus costs of goods sold minus ordinary and necessary expenses required for self-employment of business operation.”
What Factors are Considered when Valuing a Business for a Minnesota Divorce Proceeding?
If you or your spouse own a business, that business will most likely need to be valued for property division purposes in connection with your Minnesota divorce proceeding. Often, the
Parenting Consultant: What Term Length Is Best For Your Minnesota Case?
The most notable characteristic of a parenting consultant is that the relationship is created by a contract between the parties. This contract typically selects a professional, outlines his/her authority, and
What is a Property Equalizer?
Under Minnesota law, property division is based on a just and equitable division of assets and liabilities between two spouses. In short, the property “equalizer” payment is what one spouse