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Am I Responsible for My Spouse’s Student Loan Debt?

These days, 70% of college graduates leave their years of higher education with not just a degree, but with student loan debt. The average student loa… Read More
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Seven Mistakes to Avoid in a DIY Divorce

We’ve been known to tell people in the past that getting a divorce is kind of like cutting your hair: sure, you CAN do it without the help of a prof… Read More
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Three Ways Divorce Affects Your Income Tax

Divorce obviously changes a lot of things in your life, but it’s not until the April following your divorce that you might realize one of them: divo… Read More
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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 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 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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