Appliances and Fixtures – Dividing Equipment Important to Your Home in Divorce

April 1, 2020

For most people, their “American dream” includes owning their own home.  The marital residence often represents a significant portion of the parties’ total estate, and can sometimes be the most valuable asset to be divided in a divorce.  There are several options for dividing the worth of the marital residence, but the contents of the […]

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Division of Personal Property

May 20, 2019

There are many decisions that need to be made during a divorce.  You will need to think about what will be done with the marital residence, whether you need to request spousal maintenance, and what custody arrangement would be best for your children.  Dividing your personal property also plays an important role.  Personal property is […]

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Cleaning Out the Bank Accounts, Maxing Out the Credit Cards

May 17, 2019

Divorce is clearly a very emotionally difficult and stressful time.  One of the major contributing factors to the level of stress that you may be feeling in your divorce is the fact that divorce typically puts significant strain on the parties’ finances.  Divorce or even just a separation will mean that you and your spouse […]

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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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What Does “Equitable Distribution” Mean?

February 5, 2018

The end of a marriage means that the parties will have to divide up all assets and debts that have been accumulated during the marriage.  Retirement accounts, credit card debts, the marital home, and personal property are just a few examples of the things that will have to be considered and distributed.  In Minnesota, the […]

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