We Are Engaged (Don’t Forget a Prenup)!
March 24th, 2023
While most people think of high-profile celebrities and the ultra-wealthy when prenups come to mind, these agreements aren’t just limited to the rich and famous. Anyone who has identifiable cash assets, owns a home or business, or simply wants to o… Read MoreRead More
How Does Presumption of Parentage Work in Same-Sex Marriage?
February 28th, 2023
A legal presumption can allow a court to reach a certain conclusion once a specific set of facts have been established. When it comes to parentage, Minnesota recognizes a legal presumption of paternity when the parents of a child are married. Signifi… Read MoreRead More
Common Financial Mistakes Made During Divorce
February 20th, 2023
During the course of your marriage, you and your spouse likely shared financial responsibilities, budgeted together, and pooled your incomes. However, divorce can bring about many financial changes — and the process requires you to take a close loo… Read MoreRead More
My Spouse Won’t Agree to Mediation — What Can I Do?
January 31st, 2023
Divorce litigation can be a lengthy process, and it doesn’t always result in the best outcome. Due to the cost-effectiveness and low-conflict approach utilized, alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and collaborative divorce have… Read MoreRead More
Categories: Collaborative Divorce, Mediation
Location is Not an Issue in Collaborative Divorce
January 17th, 2023
If you are considering divorce, there are several different methods that can be used. One way to divorce that has become increasingly popular as a result of the pandemic is collaborative divorce. The collaborative process does not involve going to co… Read MoreRead More
Categories: Collaborative Divorce
How Does Cohabitation Affect Spousal Maintenance in Minnesota?
December 29th, 2022
Divorce can bring significant financial changes to the lives of the parties — particularly for a spouse who was economically dependent upon the other. Spousal maintenance can be crucial to help a spouse who was not employed during the marriage get… Read MoreRead More
Social Security Benefits and Divorce
December 22nd, 2022
Financial matters are a significant part of divorce. Not only does this include dividing property, allocating debts, and determining alimony — but Social Security benefits should also be addressed. This can be a crucial issue when it comes to finan… Read MoreRead More
Divorcing a Narcissistic Personality Type
November 30th, 2022
Going through a divorce is never easy — but it can be even more challenging when your former spouse has a narcissistic personality. Narcissists often seek to “win-at-all-costs” during divorce proceedings, regardless of the pain and expense infl… Read MoreRead More
Refinancing Your Mortgage in Divorce
November 23rd, 2022
In many cases, a married couple will take out a mortgage to purchase the family home. In the event of divorce, any mortgage taken out during the course of the marriage will be treated as marital property and must be divided between the parties. If ne… Read MoreRead More
What You Should Know About a Name Change After Divorce
November 4th, 2022
If you took your spouse’s name when you got married, you might want to go back to the name you had before marriage. Women most commonly take their husbands’ names when they marry, but many types of name changes are possible. Both spouses may chan… Read MoreRead More