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Divorce

How is property divided in a divorce?

Couples undergoing a divorce in Minnesota must deal with many issues, but the results of property division can impact a spouse’s financial future. Navigating the state’s family law on dividing property is important for assuring that there is a fair and reasonable...

Bill and Melinda Gates divorce has turned

If one has been reading or watching any news recently, they likely have heard about the billionaire divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates. And, while the initial filing came with very little drama, the divorce has recently taken a turn into negative drama. The marriage...

Minnesota antenuptial and postnuptial agreements

When couples are planning to marry, they may be focused on sending out invitations, choosing a venue and deciding on a cake. They usually aren’t thinking about what would happen if they divorce. Some people view a prenuptial agreement, called an antenuptial contract...

Should I fight to keep the family home in my divorce?

When a couple in Minnesota decides to divorce, they will have to divide their assets between them. One of a couple’s most valuable assets, and sometimes the most coveted, is the family home. It is important for Minnesotans to understand what their options are...

Prenups are insurance

Even during the most anticipated and happiest events, we should plan for something going wrong. A prenuptial agreement, in addition to being a financial planning tool, serves as insurance for couples in case they ever end their marriage. A prenup can help avoid some...

How does the divorce mediation process work?

If you are like the majority of Americans, you have already married. In fact, the Pew Research Center states that approximately half of Americans over the age of 18 had spouses in 2017. However, now you want to end your marriage. When you decide to divorce, you can...

3 costly mistakes men make during divorce

As you are heading toward divorce, you need to start getting prepared for the many challenges you will face. Men and women generally face different issues during and after divorce, so it is crucial to be ready for unique problems you will have to deal with. So how do...

Why people are throwing divorce parties

Nobody ever said divorce would be easy. In fact, it is often one of the most stressful and emotionally trying events a person might go through. According to the American Psychological Association, though, it is an undeniable truth that between 40 and 50 percent of...

Expenses that typically are not covered by child support

Research conducted by the Office of Child Support Enforcement, a federal agency, has revealed that unpaid child support can amount to sums as high as $100 billion collectively. This number is staggering, but it shines a light on just how many parents are forced to...

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