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How do Minnesota courts determine the spousal support amount?


Spousal support, or alimony, in Minnesota is based on the principle of equity. Under the principle, the family courts usually see to it that no one is financially or otherwise adversely affected due to the divorce.

How do Minnesota courts determine the spousal support amount?


Spousal support, or alimony, in Minnesota is based on the principle of equity. Under the principle, the family courts usually see to it that no one is financially or otherwise adversely affected due to the divorce.

Divorce lawyers provide creative solutions for alimony payments


For couples everywhere, including Minnesota, divorce means uncoupling and then resolving a variety of issues. Some are purely emotional, and some are purely financial. Many, though, are both. For instance, a final divorce decree often requires that one spouse pay alimony or spousal support to the other. The spouse who must pay is often unhappy at having to pay anything at all and then vexed by the amount required. The spouse who receives may be similarly unhappy with the amount, believing the payer can afford to pay more.

Divorce lawyers provide creative solutions for alimony payments


For couples everywhere, including Minnesota, divorce means uncoupling and then resolving a variety of issues. Some are purely emotional, and some are purely financial. Many, though, are both. For instance, a final divorce decree often requires that one spouse pay alimony or spousal support to the other. The spouse who must pay is often unhappy at having to pay anything at all and then vexed by the amount required. The spouse who receives may be similarly unhappy with the amount, believing the payer can afford to pay more.

Minnesota lawmakers propose "Cooperative Private Divorce"


People living in Maple Grove and the rest of Minnesota might agree that divorce can often be a very difficult experience for separating spouses. Their troubles are sometimes compounded when the divorce process involves various hearings in court, resulting in significant legal expenses. However, recent developments in the Minnesota legislature may soon change that.

Minnesota lawmakers propose "Cooperative Private Divorce"


People living in Maple Grove and the rest of Minnesota might agree that divorce can often be a very difficult experience for separating spouses. Their troubles are sometimes compounded when the divorce process involves various hearings in court, resulting in significant legal expenses. However, recent developments in the Minnesota legislature may soon change that.

Divorcing in Minnesota? Consider speaking with us for options


A couple going through a divorce confronts a wide range of emotions, not all of which are grounded in love. True, hearts do break when a marriage falls apart, but the financial impact of a divorce can break more than your heart. The many aspects that must be settled in a divorce include property division, spousal support and child support, which all come with the potential to break your financial well-being.

Divorcing in Minnesota? Consider speaking with us for options


A couple going through a divorce confronts a wide range of emotions, not all of which are grounded in love. True, hearts do break when a marriage falls apart, but the financial impact of a divorce can break more than your heart. The many aspects that must be settled in a divorce include property division, spousal support and child support, which all come with the potential to break your financial well-being.

"Divorcing" the marital home: Is it the right thing to do?


Divorce leads to not only a breakdown of the marital relationship but also to a division of assets. One of the biggest contentions in any Minnesota divorce is often the question of who keeps the marital house. Often, it is the man who leaves the marital home; however, that might not be in the best financial interest of the estranged husband.

"Divorcing" the marital home: Is it the right thing to do?


Divorce leads to not only a breakdown of the marital relationship but also to a division of assets. One of the biggest contentions in any Minnesota divorce is often the question of who keeps the marital house. Often, it is the man who leaves the marital home; however, that might not be in the best financial interest of the estranged husband.

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