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Retirement Accounts in Divorce: Asset or Income?

For many Minnesota couples, retirement accounts such as pensions and 401(k)s figure prominently in the divorce settlement. To the extent that money in… Read More
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Paying Your Bills While G…

Paying Your Bills While Going Through Divorce

For almost everyone, divorce is a time of financial stress and uncertainty. You may be worried about needing to pay child support or spousal maintenan… Read More
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How Does Divorce Affect S…

How Does Divorce Affect Social Security Benefits?

Financial issues are a big part of divorce: how you will divide marital assets; whether you will pay or receive spousal maintenance (and how much); ho… 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 pa… 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 ho… 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 ma… 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… Read More
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Your Child's Financial Aid and Your Divorce

All parents face challenges when a child approaches college age, but divorced parents face extra challenges: the end of child support, possible change… Read More
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Don't Blow Your Retirement Savings on Your Child's Divorce!

It’s common to hear about parents breaking the bank to pay for a child’s dream wedding; comedic movies and TV shows have even been built a… Read More
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Divorce for Professionals: Tips for Busy Professionals Facing Divorce

Divorce is never easy. But if you’re a busy professional, such as a physician, dentist, certified professional accountant, or an attorney, divor… Read More
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Who Gets to Claim the Kids on Their Tax Return After Divorce?

When you’re in the middle of a child custody dispute, there are a lot of things to think about: how legal custody will be arranged, what your pa… Read More
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How Divorce Affects Your Retirement

The prevalence of so-called “gray divorce” is increasing: more and more people are choosing to divorce in their fifties, sixties, and even… Read More
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Bankruptcy and Divorce: What You Need to Know

Two of the most common reasons that marriages end in divorce are incompatibility and financial problems. Those two factors aren’t mutually exclu… Read More
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Small Business and Divorce

Dividing assets can be a contentious aspect of divorce even when you don’t have much to fight over. When a small business is among the marital a… Read More
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What is "Fair and Equitable" in Personal Property Division?

Minnesota, like a majority of states, divides property in divorce according to a system of “equitable distribution.” This means that marit… Read More
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