Is Minnesota a Community Property State?
A community property state is a state in which the law provides that all marital property is divided equally between spouses during a divorce proceeding. This means, in effect, that
How Is Alimony Calculated in Minnesota?
Numerous states have set formulas for calculating alimony (aka spousal maintenance). However, unlike child support, Minnesota does not have a spousal maintenance formula. Generally speaking, in Minnesota, alimony is calculated
How Is Child Support Calculated in Minnesota?
Child support is an award determined by the Court in a dissolution, legal separation, custody, or paternity proceeding, and provides for the care, support, and education of the minor child/children.
Can I File for Divorce in Another State?
Depending on a state’s residency requirements, generally, parties can be divorced in any state that they are residing in so long as they meet the residency requirements or any other
Why Can’t My Spouse and I Share a Divorce Attorney?
You may be thinking… my spouse and I agree on every issue AND we want to save money, so can we share a divorce attorney? No. You and your spouse
Innocent Spouse Relief: What to Do If Your Spouse Has Tax Debt
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Standard of Living in Minnesota Spousal Maintenance Cases
In any divorce proceeding when one party asks for spousal maintenance, the essence of the claim is that the income is not sufficient to meet that spouses monthly living expenses.
My Spouse is Now Making More Money; Can I Reduce My Spousal Maintenance Payments?
Unless the spousal maintenance obligation was subject to a Karon Waiver, the answer is most likely yes. However, the precise answer depends on the facts and circumstances of each case.
Can a Judge Determine Reasonable Monthly Expenses in a Minnesota Spousal Maintenance Case?
The answer is yes. If the two parties to a divorce proceeding cannot agree on what is an appropriate spousal maintenance obligation, the Judge has the authority to decide the