The Impact of Minnesota’s Alimony Laws on Your Divorce

When a couple decides to divorce, one of the most complex and often contentious issues that arise is alimony or spousal support. Alimony refers to court-ordered payments made by one spouse to the other to provide financial support after the divorce. In Minnesota, alimony is governed by state law, and it is essential to understand how these laws can impact your divorce. In this blog post, we will discuss the types of alimony in Minnesota, factors considered in awarding alimony, and the impact of Minnesota’s alimony laws on your divorce.

Types of Alimony in Minnesota

In Minnesota, three main types of alimony can be awarded in a divorce:

    Temporary Alimony: This type of alimony is awarded during the divorce

Should You Sell Your MN Property Before Your Divorce?

The law surrounding divorce in Minnesota can be complex, particularly when property is involved. Many wonder if a house purchased during marriage should be sold before divorce. It’s a good question, but the answer isn’t that simple.

In a divorce, the goal of both you and our soon-to-be ex-spouse should align, both seeking to come out happy with the ability to start anew. If you have property you purchased while you were together, this can sometimes be divided equally. Often, property like a home will be sold, and assets divided through the courts or mediation.

An experienced attorney can help you navigate the complicated legal aspects of your divorce, including marital property. Make sure to consult with one before you [...]


MN Divorce Discovery: Do You Have to Say It All?

A divorce may mean the end of your marriage, but it also means an end to your joint venture as a married couple. All your assets are to be split, meaning you’ll have to identify all the assets you have both alone and as a married couple through the divorce process.

In a divorce, there is a discovery phase. This is the process where you identify your assets and your liabilities, so that they can be considered by the court and divided in a fair way. This doesn’t mean it’s an equal division, but rather one that the court feels is fair to both parties.

Divorce is not the easiest process in the world, but it’s one where the truth [...]