Many people are facing the loss of a job or a business in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Such a loss is devastating in the best of times, especially when you are paying spousal maintenance or child support. But Minnesota law allows you to modify your support obligations. Depending on your situation, you may […]
Women who take their children and flee domestic abuse in another jurisdiction to return to Minnesota may face another set of (legal) problems once they arrive. Here’s how to best navigate them. October 2019 is the 30th annual National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In recognizing the occasion, I am grateful for the opportunity to share […]
The globalization of our culture has brought about new family dynamics for co-parents to navigate. Many parents have shared custody of their children while living in different states or even different countries. I won’t pretend this type of arrangement is always easy; an immense level of cooperation and communication is needed from both parents if […]
What is Spousal Maintenance? Spousal maintenance, also commonly known as alimony, is defined as a recurring payment, usually monthly, that is paid by a husband or wife to their former spouse following a divorce. Spousal maintenance is meant to prevent one spouse from adverse economic hardship following the divorce if he/she has insufficient funds from […]
When parents get divorced, they have several details about the future to work out. Your family structure will be changing, and you’ll need to adjust to some major life changes.