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
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
What is a “Void” Marriage in Minnesota?
Under Minnesota Law, there are some marriages that are prohibited and, therefore, automatically void. In other words, you do not need a divorce, annulment, or any other legal proceeding to
We Reached An Agreement And I Signed My Minnesota Divorce Decree So, I Am Divorced, Right?
The short answer is that no, the signing of your divorce decree does not mean that your divorce is finalized. There are still a few remaining steps that must be
I’m Getting Divorced in Minnesota, Who Should Move Out? Me or My Spouse?
There is not one right answer to the question of who should move out of the marital homestead during the divorce process. In many divorce cases, it is difficult for
The Schmitz Formula in a Minnesota Divorce Proceeding
If you used non-marital funds to purchase real property, you may need to apply the Schmitz formula to determine what your total non-marital claim in the home actually is at
Is a Stipulated Divorce Decree a Binding Contract?
The short answer is “yes.” Generally, when parties sign a stipulated divorce decree resolving all of the issues in their case, that stipulation is “accorded the sanctity of binding contracts.”
Standard of Living Established during the Marriage
Minnesota Statute § 518.552 provides that the Court may grant spousal maintenance, in part, “considering the standard of living established during the marriage.” Minn. Stat. § 518.552. It can be
How Do I Appeal My Case In Minnesota?
Before you appeal your case, you must make sure that you have an appealable order. In order to bring your case to the Court of Appeals, you must have a