Clausen & Hassan | May 21, 2018
What is a “Gray Divorce”?
The term “Gray Divorce” commonly refers to couples who decide to pursue a divorce after age fifty (50). There has been a rise in these later in life divorces since
Clausen & Hassan | March 8, 2018
I Told My Spouse I Want A Divorce. Now What?
Sometimes, so much thought is put into the decision of whether or not to get a divorce that some individuals do not know what to do once they have made
Clausen & Hassan | March 1, 2018
Are Changes on the Horizon for the Treatment of your Family Pet During a Divorce?
In a divorce, Minnesota law currently considers a family pet to be personal property for purposes of property division and does not consider any emotional attachment either party may have
Farhan | January 23, 2018
Top 6 Reasons to Consult a Divorce Lawyer in Minnesota
One of the goals in any divorce proceeding should be to obtain closure. For a lot of issues, this is possible. For other issues, it is simply not possible
Clausen & Hassan | October 24, 2017
The Importance of a Social Security Statement in a Spousal Maintenance Case
In many spousal maintenance cases, especially in cases where the parties are at or nearing retirement age, it is critical that the attorney receives a copy of both parties’ Social
Clausen & Hassan | October 19, 2017
Where Does Your Family Pet Fit Under Minnesota Family Law?
A pet is considered a member of the family to many people. Although Minnesota family law is not completely silent when it comes to a beloved pet, the Court will
Clausen & Hassan | October 17, 2017
The Importance of a Credit Report in a Minnesota Divorce
One of the standard things I like to ask clients for during the initial information gathering stage of a divorce case is a copy of his or her credit report.
Clausen & Hassan | October 5, 2017
Is My Student Loan Debt Considered Marital or Non-Marital?
In Minnesota, property is divided during a divorce based on the concept of marital and non-marital property. Additionally, Minnesota courts will consider both assets of the parties and debts of
Farhan | July 28, 2017
Default Judgment: Do Not Ignore Your Divorce or Custody Case in Minnesota
If you’ve failed to participate in your divorce case (or custody), you may face Default Judgment. This occurs when the Court finds that you have not properly asserted your defenses