By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published July 12, 2018 | | |
When you and your spouse have children and you get divorced, you will have the opportunity to work together on a parenting time schedule. If you cannot come to an agreement, a court will order a plan based on what the judge deems to be in the best interests of the kids. However, even if Read MoreRead More
A bill working its way through the Minnesota House of Representatives could change the way alimony works in the state. The bill’s goal is to bring permanent spousal maintenance to an end when the spouse receiving it moves in with a new boyfriend, girlfriend, fiancé or partner. The bill, proposed by Representative Peggy Scott, would Read MoreRead More
During divorce or child custody proceedings, a judge creates a custody order that must be followed by the parents unless a judge changes it later. These orders can be the result of a parenting plan, approved by a judge after cooperation and negotiation by parents, or the sole decision of the judge when parents are Read MoreRead More
When a couple divorces, they may agree on spousal support payments, also known as alimony or spousal maintenance. In other cases, a Minnesota family court judge will order these payments based on a list of factors set out in state law. Among the factors that are considered when ordering spousal maintenance are the financial resources Read MoreRead More
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