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
How to Separate Finances after a Divorce
Most married couples have intertwined their finances through joint bank accounts, joint debts, and joint titles to property. Sometimes, the idea of separating these finances after a divorce can seem
The Name Game: Changing Your Name Post-Divorce in Minnesota
During a divorce, many women (and sometimes men) are faced with the question of whether or not to change their last name back to their maiden name once the marriage
Summary Real Estate Disposition Judgments vs. Quit Claim Deeds
Summary Real Estate Disposition Judgments and Quit Claim Deeds are both documents used in divorce cases in order to transfer one party’s interests in a piece of real property to
My Former Spouse Elected Survivor Benefit Coverage: Can Coverage be Terminated?
Once you/your ex-spouse have worked together to elect former spouse survivor benefit coverage, you should be aware of some triggering events that will terminate the coverage. This will allow you
What do I do if My Ex is Not Following the Divorce Decree?
Under Minnesota Statute § 588.01, subd. 3(3), the court may hold someone in contempt of court for “disobedience of any lawful judgment, order, or process of the court.” So, for
Can I move from Minnesota to another state with my children after my divorce is finalized?
After a divorce is finalized, many parents find themselves in a state of transition. A part of this transition may include a contemplated move to another state to secure employment,
Minnesota Divorce Records
In Minnesota, a divorce proceeding is a public affair. It means that any person can go to a particular courthouse and obtain the paperwork relating to a divorce. All that
Divorce decree or wedding records – how to get copies
A copy of a Minnesota Divorce Decree, which records a Dissolution of Marriage, can be obtained from the county which granted the divorce. A copy of the certificate of marriage record