Clausen & Hassan  |  August 30, 2018

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
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Clausen & Hassan  |  May 17, 2018

Can A Financial Expert Be Beneficial for My Minnesota Divorce?

Even if you think that your estate is relatively straightforward, your divorce proceeding could likely benefit from the services of one of the following financial experts. Forensic Accountant If you
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Clausen & Hassan  |  April 19, 2018

Protecting Non-Marital Claims Sooner Rather Than Later in Minnesota

If you have a non-marital claim, there are steps you can take early on to ensure that your non-marital claim is protected in the event of a divorce. You may
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Clausen & Hassan  |  March 29, 2018

Property Division: Anniversary Rings and Upgrades Made During Marriage

In Minnesota, generally the spouse who was given an engagement ring will be awarded the engagement ring as his/her non-marital property during a divorce. However, it is becoming more common
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Clausen & Hassan  |  March 22, 2018

Who Gets The Engagement Ring In A Minnesota Divorce?

An engagement ring is typically a very expensive purchase. The spouse who purchased the ring may want to be awarded the ring as part of a divorce proceeding, especially if
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Clausen & Hassan  |  February 15, 2018

Divorce in Minnesota: “Am I Entitled to My Spouse’s Inheritance?”

If your spouse receives an inheritance before or during your marriage, you may be wondering if you are entitled to a share of that inheritance as part of your divorce.
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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
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Clausen & Hassan  |  May 24, 2017

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
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Farhan  |  May 27, 2015

Assets Owned Before Marriage – Fair Game in Divorce?

"I bought my home a few years prior to marriage. We are divorcing in Minnesota after eight years, and only my name is on the title. Does that effect the
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