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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...

Are Premarital Agreements in Mankato Minnesota Expensive?

When you enter into a premarital agreement in Mankato Minnesota, Minnesota law mandates that both the husband and the wife who are signing the agreement be represented by a qualified legal professional. Since a premarital agreement is a legal document and divorce and family law attorneys are involved, many people are concerned about the costs...

How Can I Keep My Non-Marital Property Safe?

Divorce can be one of the most financially devastating things that can happen to a person.  If you are going into a divorce with a significant amount of property or assets, it is very important that you understand how to keep your separate property safe so that you do not end up losing what is...

Can a Premarital Agreement in Minnesota Ever Be Invalid?

A premarital agreement in Minnesota is a contract that you and your spouse enter into in consideration of marriage. A prenuptial or premarital agreement will help to protect your personal assets and property, as well as your future income, by outlining what will happen in the event that you and your spouse divorce in the...

No Thanks, I’m Fine: Waiving Alimony In A Prenup?

No Thanks, I’m Fine: Can you waive alimony through a Minnesota prenuptial agreement? In many divorces, alimony and acrimony go hand in hand:  the biggest fights often revolve around how much, if any, money one spouse should pay to the other following the divorce.  Alimony, a.k.a. spousal maintenance, a.k.a. spousal support, is generally awarded at the discretion of the judge and is intended to provide support for a spouse who may have insufficient income to support himself or herself after the breakup of the marriage.  But if you’re already planning to execute a prenuptial agreement to protect your property and/or ...

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