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High Income Divorce in Minnesota: What is Forensic Accounting?

Divorce is complicated. For high income and high net worth couples, a marital separation can be especially challenging. It is crucial that you are able to get your finances in order. If you own complex assets and/or you believe your spouse may be hiding property, a forensic accounting investigation can help to protect your rights. …

Is Spousal Support Always Awarded After a Divorce in Minnesota?

After a marital separation in Minnesota, the financially disadvantaged partner may be eligible to receive ongoing payments from their former spouse. You may be wondering: Is alimony guaranteed after a divorce in Minnesota? The answer is ‘no’—spousal support will only be granted if certain basic criteria are satisfied. In this article, our Mankato alimony lawyers …

Family & Divorce in Minnesota: An Overview of the Parenting Agreement Worksheet

Going through a divorce or separation is never easy, especially for parents of young children. To help facilitate the best possible environment for the child, Minnesota encourages parents to come to a parenting plan that outlines parental rights and responsibilities. The Parenting Agreement Worksheet (Minnesota Version) is used to help parents put together an effective …

Estate Planning and Divorce in Minnesota: A Guide to the Key Things to Know

It is never easy to separate from a spouse. During the course of a marriage, so much of your life becomes intertwined. Leaving aside all of the emotional challenges, there are a number of different logistical issues that must be addressed and resolved.  As an example, you may have questions about what you need to …

Did Your Ex Stop Paying Alimony in Southern Minnesota? Here is What You Can Do

Alimony is a financial allowance paid from one person to another following a divorce. Under Minnesota law (Minnesota Code § 518.552), the amount and duration of alimony is based on a wide range of different factors. Once an alimony agreement or order is in place, the parties have an obligation to abide by its terms.  …