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Prenuptial Bliss

Traditionally the time leading up to a marriage is filled with flowers, intimacy, and quite a bit of sharing. Sharing the couch, remote, drinks, and meals is commonplace in the early stages of an intimate relationship. As the relationship develops the couple tends to reclaim their individual lifestyles and the intense flames of romance give...

Spousal Support in Mankato Minnesota: What If I Lose My Job?

If you lose your job in Mankato Minnesota, this can result in a dramatic reduction of your income. If you have an obligation to pay spousal support to your ex after your marriage has dissolved, a job loss can be a big problem as you will still have this outstanding support obligation that you owe...

How Much Spousal Support Will I Pay?

In many situations where a marriage ends, one spouse becomes obligated to pay support to the other after the divorce.  The support, which can be called maintenance or alimony or spousal support, is intended to ensure that a lower-earning spouse doesn’t become unable to support him/herself or experience a significant decline in his or her...

How Long Does Child Support Last?

If you are divorcing and are required to pay support to your ex-husband or ex-wife, then you likely want to know how long your support obligation will last for. The answer to this question is different depending upon the type of support you’ve been ordered to pay and the financial issues that were involved in...

What is Separate Property?

During a marriage, a couple generally makes many shared purchases and co-mingles their finances in many ways. This co-mingling of money creates many complications in the event that the couple decides to get divorced. At this time, their shared property and interests need to be split and divided up.  A couple can do the process...

Social Security Benefits And Minnesota Divorce

Ex-s With Benefits: Collecting social security benefits after a Minnesota divorce Did you know that if you are divorced, you may be able to collect social security benefits based on your ex-spouse’s payment record?  You can be ex’s with benefits—of the financial kind.  To make things even better (or worse, depending on the friendliness of your relationship with your ex), if you collect benefits based on your ex’s record, this does not reduce the amount of benefits that your ex receives. Before I cover what is required to get social security benefits, it’s important that you understand this.  Many people ...

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Social Security Benefits And Minnesota Divorce

Ex-s With Benefits: Collecting social security benefits after a Minnesota divorce Did you know that if you are divorced, you may be able to collect social security benefits based on your ex-spouse’s payment record?  You can be ex’s with benefits—of the financial kind.  To make things even better (or worse, depending on the friendliness of your relationship with your ex), if you collect benefits based on your ex’s record, this does not reduce the amount of benefits that your ex receives. Before I cover what is required to get social security benefits, it’s important that you understand this.  Many people ...

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