Bad Social Media Habits in Divorce

September 7, 2018

Millions of Americans use social media to keep in touch with friends and family members.  With our society becoming increasingly mobile, social media is a great way to maintain relationships with your loved ones even if they live half-way across the country or even the world.  If you are going through a divorce, using social […]

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Dividing the Little Things – Personal Property and Divorce

September 4, 2018

The end of a marriage means dividing your life from that of your spouse.  During your marriage, you have likely amassed assets together ranging from real estate to investment accounts to art collections.  You may also have marital debt, such as credit card or medical debt.  In Minnesota, marital property and debt is subject to […]

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Dividing a Pension in Divorce

September 2, 2018

Being married usually means that you have spent many years pooling financial resources with your spouse.  For the years you have been married, and sometimes for many years before that, you and your spouse have been discussing your future and making plans for your retirement.  There are a variety of ways that people will invest […]

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Should I Appeal My Divorce

August 31, 2018

At the end of any divorce, a judge will make a decision about your assets, your debts, your custody, your spousal maintenance, and your child support.  All of these decisions can and probably will impact your life for many years.  It is not uncommon for one or both parties not to be entirely satisfied with […]

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Repairing Your Credit After Divorce

August 30, 2018

Going through a divorce is always a difficult time emotionally.  For most couples, it is also one of the most difficult financial processes either spouse is likely to go through.  Your credit score is an essential component when you are trying to move forward with your life, whether that means renting an apartment, buying a […]

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Common Mistakes that Will Lose Your Custody Case

August 29, 2018

Custody issues are frequently the most important issues to parents engaged in divorce, as nothing is more important than a child’s well-being.  In Minnesota, custody determinations will be made based on what is in a child’s best interest.  Both parents are fighting for what they each think is best for their child, but there are […]

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Substitute Service and Why It Matters for Your Divorce

August 28, 2018

Law suits have many technical requirements to make sure that they end in a valid and enforceable order.  Family law is no exception to this.  In every family law suit, the case begins by one of the parties serving a petition on the opposing party alleging required facts and requesting the court take particular action.  […]

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What to Do If Your Ex Is Talking Bad About You on the Internet

August 27, 2018

The end of a marriage or relationship can mean bitter and angry feelings for both sides.  After spending years together, it can be difficult to separate without feeling some degree of negativity.  The increasing popularity of social media provides an outlet for support from friends and family in difficult times as well as a tempting […]

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Why Do I Have to Share My Financial Information in a Divorce?

August 24, 2018

The end of a marriage can be a very trying time, emotionally and financially.  Divorce is often one of the most financially stressful events in a person’s life.  Divorce involves property division and often spousal maintenance and child support.  These financial changes can represent a significant change in the way of life for you and […]

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What to Do if Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets

August 22, 2018

Every divorce in Minnesota will end with a court order dividing assets.  For some marriages, that will be a highly contentious issue either because of the value of the assets or because of the emotional attachment one or both spouses has to the asset.  Although in the vast majority of cases the spouses are straight […]

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