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Signing Up for Medicare: What You Need to Know

Is your 65th birthday looming? If so, you are in good company: for about the next decade, 10,000 people every day will reach that milestone in the United States, which will qualify them for Medicare. If you are approaching the age of Medicare eligibi… Read More
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What is the Process for Getting a QDRO?

Of all the property that must be divided in a Minnesota divorce, retirement accounts are among the most challenging to split up. Often the asset is partly marital and partly non-marital, which poses its own challenges. The real issue is that pensions… Read More
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Strife After Death: Why You Need an Estate Plan

If you don’t have a will or an estate plan in place, the first thing you should know is that you’re not alone. According to a 2017 survey conducted by Caring.com, only 40 percent of American adults have a will or an estate plan.  Take Prince, fo… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
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Five Divorce Survival Tips for Dads

Divorce ends a marriage, but it shouldn’t end a relationship between a parent and children. For too many fathers, unfortunately, divorce causes the threads of this all-important relationship to begin to fray. The damage may be intentional, as with… Read More
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Who Gets the Pets When You Divorce?

Divorce can be difficult on so many levels—not having your kids around all the time; the financial struggles; possibly having to move out of your home; and the loss of the dream of what marriage was supposed to be. At least you can take comfort in… Read More
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Can You Trust Your Spouse in Your Divorce

Can you trust your spouse in your divorce? In some cases, the answer is an obvious “no.” Your spouse has proven untrustworthy during the marriage; that may even be the reason for the breakdown of your marriage. But in other situations, t… Read More
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What is Non-Marital Property in Minnesota?

In any Minnesota divorce, the couple must agree to a division of marital property, or the court must decide how to divide that property. One thing many people are not clear on, however, is the distinction between marital property and non-marital pro… Read More
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What is a Prenup? (And Three Surprising Reasons You Should Have One)

Almost everybody has heard of prenuptial agreements, also known as prenups or antenuptial agreements. But many people don’t know someone who has one (or don’t know that they do). As a result, a sort of mythology has risen up around prenups: that… Read More
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Divorce in the 21st Century: Do you Still Need a Lawyer?

The internet has made a lot of things easier to do without the help of a professional, like buy life insurance or book a vacation. Many websites and services have made it easier for people to “be their own lawyer,” too. Do you still need a lawyer… Read More
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What to Do After Your Divorce is Final

In this space, we’ve talked quite a bit about knowing when it’s the right time to divorce, planning for divorce, and getting through divorce. It’s time to devote some attention to the topic of what to do after your divorce is final. In some way… Read More
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What is a Default Hearing in a Minnesota Divorce?

Sometimes, if you ignore a problem long enough, it will just go away. More often, ignoring a problem means it just becomes a bigger problem. With legal issues, this is typically the case. Ignoring a summons and petition for dissolution (divorce) does… Read More
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What's the Difference Between a Petition and a Stipulated Judgment and Decree?

In Minnesota, divorce is formally referred to as “dissolution of marriage,” and the terms are used interchangeably. There are documents required to start a Minnesota divorce and to conclude it, and other documents that may need to be filed in… Read More
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Divorce Issues for Transgender People

Anyone who has ever been divorced can tell you that even the most straightforward divorce is not easy for the people going through it. Every marriage, and every divorce, is unique, and there are any number of issues that can complicate a divorce. Go… Read More
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Categories: LGBTQ+ Concerns
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The Tragically HIPAA-Less: Why Keeping Estate Plans up up Date is so Important

Even the most thoughtful, well-crafted estate plan can become a disaster without proper maintenance. The reason is simple: life is change. Some of that change stems from our own choices. Some of it does not. In the estate planning context, HIPAA waiv… Read More
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LGBTQ Clients and Divorce: What Lawyers Should Know

LGBTQ clients are just like any other clients who walk into a divorce attorney’s office—and LGBTQ clients may also have very different experiences and needs. Those two statements might seem like polar opposites, but they are both true. Any person… Read More
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Categories: LGBTQ+ Concerns

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