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
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
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.
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
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
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
Making Agreements Outside of the Court: Good Idea or Bad Idea?
Paying for an attorney is a cost that people want to avoid. That’s why I see ex-spouses or parents making agreements outside the purview of the Court and without the
Survivor Benefit Plan: Former Spouse Coverage
If your ex-spouse is a member of the United States Military, you may have a marital interest in his/her retirement pay. When a military retiree dies, his/her retirement pay stops.