Private School and Child Support

April 27, 2018

Every parent knows that raising a child can be exceedingly expensive.  Daycare costs alone can cost upwards of $1,000 a month.  Once the child reaches school age, the parents will then need to make a decision about whether the child will attend the public school where the parents are zoned or whether the parents want […]

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Knowing When to Modify Child Support

April 17, 2018

The end of a divorce or other family law case is an event that is highly anticipated by the parties to the case.  No one likes being locked in litigation, especially when the subject matter is so deeply personal.  At the conclusion of any case involving children, the court will also make a child support […]

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Imputing Income for Support

April 4, 2018

Following a divorce or custody action, it is likely that one or both of the parties will need to rearrange their finances. When the parties share children, they are both required to provide financial support for their children. In cases where a parent has lost a job, changed a job, or never had a job, […]

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Child Support and College Contributions

February 14, 2018

Few things are as exciting for parents as helping their children thrive, grow, and build their future.  Parents work hard to help financially contribute to their children’s post-secondary education, with options ranging from vocational school to medical school.  However, after a relationship between the parents disintegrates and results in divorce or separation, there can be […]

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Modifying Child Support

February 13, 2018

In any divorce or custody dispute involving children, a court must make careful provision for not only the custody and parenting time of the children, but also for the support of the children.  In Minnesota, child support is determined by a particular formula.  This formula takes into account a variety of factors, including income of […]

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Child Support and Special Needs Children

February 9, 2018

Parents know that every child is different and requires particular attention to each child’s individualized needs.  This holds even more true when a child has special needs.  Special needs children often require particular education, therapy, and medical care.  Child support is designed to help the custodial parent cover the costs associated with raising a child, […]

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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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In a Divorce, Who Pays, and How Much?

March 3, 2016

To Pay or Get Paid: Support Payments in Divorce Will you pay or receive money from your ex on a monthly basis? Child support and spousal maintenance are a big deal in a divorce. Make sure yours gets handled right. A divorce proceeding can order two types of financial support: child support and spousal maintenance. […]

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