By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published August 2, 2021 | | |
If you and your spouse seek a legal separation, the court can rule on issues such as child custody and support, spousal support, property division and other such issues, just as it would during a divorce. However, during the separation the spouses are still legally married and are not allowed to remarry without a divorce. 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
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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