What is a “Right of First Refusal”?
When parents are discussing parenting time schedules, one thing that often comes up is “you won’t even be taking care of the children for your entire parenting time”. Sometimes, even
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
My Spouse Is Not Represented By An Attorney, But I Am. What Does This Mean For My Divorce?
Many individuals and couples in the State of Minnesota represent themselves during a divorce proceeding. Sometimes the represented party thinks that this gives him/her an advantage; however, that may not
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
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
Tax Reform and Spousal Maintenance in Minnesota
Many people are aware of the tax reform recently signed by President Donald Trump. However, some may have missed the changes that tax reform includes for both obligors and recipients
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.
Standard of Living in Minnesota Spousal Maintenance Cases
In any divorce proceeding when one party asks for spousal maintenance, the essence of the claim is that the income is not sufficient to meet that spouses monthly living expenses.