Divorce and the ERISA

August 16, 2017

Credit Sarah Sicheneder, Attorney See the original article at: epilawg.com Divorcing couples likely feel relief once they learn that the court has signed an order legally ending the marriage. However, just because the order is signed does not mean the divorce process is done – new deeds need to be recorded, mortgages assumed by one party […]

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Don’t consider retirement without reevaluating your spousal maintenance plan

April 17, 2017

Written by Josh Brekken, Attorney & Chris Johnson, Attorney Finalized divorces may not feel very final if you still pay or receive spousal maintenance (commonly referred to as “alimony”). And yet, it often becomes a matter of routine. Whether your divorce was settled last year, last decade, or before the disco era, you may be […]

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Facing Divorce? Don’t Forget to Update your Estate Plan.

April 10, 2017

Written by Chris Vatsaas, Attorney &  Michele Loughrey, Attorney Divorce is a headache Let’s face it. In addition to the emotional elements involved in dissolution of marriage, there are a whole lot of logistical hurdles and to-dos. We’re about to add one more. (Sorry.) We know—that’s the last thing you want to hear, but trust […]

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How Much Will my Divorce Cost?

April 29, 2016

Control the Cost of your Divorce The cost of a divorce can vary so wildly it’s hard to pin down an exact price. But Johnson/Turner wants to keep your costs down. Almost every client in a divorce case asks us this question. Unfortunately, almost every attorney provides a vague answer, noting that it is difficult to […]

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Do I Need an Attorney to Settle my Divorce?

April 25, 2016

What you don’t know about divorce can hurt you Most people aren’t very experienced at going through a divorce. Family law attorneys are. Put our great experience toward your great experience. The sooner you and your spouse can reach agreement, the faster and less expensive your divorce will be. But a quick, amicable resolution that protects […]

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Getting Divorced Within the Courts

April 22, 2016

What to expect when you’re expecting divorce There are a lot of ways to work through a divorce. Johnson/Turner will help you find and navigate the best course for you. The one thing every one of our clients wants is to avoid an ugly, drawn-out divorce. We will work hard to help you avoid that […]

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Legal Links

April 12, 2016

Below you’ll find a list of useful web links that we compiled to help educate you on Minnesota law and some of our most prevalent practice areas.

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How Do We Divide the Assets and Debts?

April 9, 2016

Assets and Debts in Divorce Assets and debts are initially divided into two categories: marital and nonmarital. The general rule is that all assets and debts are marital unless one spouse can prove that an asset or debt is nonmarital. Assets and debts are nonmarital if they were owned prior to the marriage, or if […]

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Getting Divorced Outside of the Courts

April 7, 2016

3 Ways for a Less Painful Divorce Marriage is a legal status. To undo that status, a court has to enter an order dissolving it. This is why no matter what, a divorce technically requires a lawsuit. But that lawsuit doesn’t have to come at the end of a long, painful process involving lots of […]

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What About the Kids?

March 16, 2016

Who gets the kids? Thinking about the children Having an experienced attorney at your side will help you avoid common pitfalls in devising parenting time schedules. If you’re getting divorced and have kids, their health, happiness, and stability are foremost in your mind. We make sure that the transition from living with parents together to […]

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