By aphlaw | Published January 10, 2019 | | |
For some people who are considering the possibility of a divorce, but are not yet ready to move forward, a trial separation can be a beneficial sort of “cooling off” period that allows the spouses a chance to live apart, regain perspective and attempt to save their relationship. Trial separations may not result in the Read MoreRead More
Financial problems represent some of the most common reasons why couples get divorced. The tension can become exacerbated financial issues are due to one spouse’s gambling habits. In some cases, those gambling habits could even affect the property division process in a divorce. In a typical divorce case, if the two parties cannot come to Read MoreRead More
In a divorce, retirement benefits are generally considered marital property, which means they are subject to the property division process. These benefits include IRAs, 401(k) and 403(k) plans, ERISA funds, employee stock option plans, defined benefit plans, and defined contribution plans. Regardless of the type, it is important to account for all retirement benefits in Read MoreRead More
If you and your spouse separated before your divorce, the date of that separation could have an impact on issues of property division, child support and alimony. The definition of the “date of separation” may vary depending on where you are from, but most of the time it is the date the spouses no longer Read MoreRead More
When you are going through a divorce, a key aspect of the process will involve going through your shared assets and property and dividing them up in an equitable way. But let’s say a few months after your divorce is finalized, you believe there was either an unfair element to the property division process or Read MoreRead More
In Minnesota, when a couple divorces, they must make a number of decisions, including how to arrange child custody, if spousal maintenance payments will be made and how to divide their assets. In the best situations, these matters can be settled between the couple without necessitating court intervention. However, often divorces can be highly contentious Read MoreRead More
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