Minnesota Divorce Blog

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What Makes Collaborative Divorce Different From Going to Court?

You and your spouse have decided it is time to part company. You know divorce is in the future and you are exploring your options. Now you’ve come across something called “collaborative divorce” that might work for you. But what is it? What mak… Read More
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Can You Claim Your Child on Your Taxes After Divorce?

Filing your taxes can be confusing enough when everyone in the family is under one roof. Knowing what you and your former spouse should do after the divorce can be even tougher. Add to that the recent changes to the tax code, and many parents are lef… Read More
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Can You Resolve Your Minnesota Divorce Property Division Yourself?

When it comes time to separate, married couples often have trouble dividing “mine” from “yours”. Find out how Minnesota divorce property division works, and how you can avoid heading to court to fight over your assets. In this blog post I wil… Read More
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Keeping Your Uncontested Divorce Amicable

Not every divorce involves a long trial in front of a judge or shouting matches in the halls of the courthouse. Sometimes, you and your spouse agree it is time to move on without the drama. But when it comes to separating your lives and your property… Read More
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Why Facilitated Mediation May Be the Solution to Your Family Dispute

Not every couple can resolve their differences on their own. When a custody dispute or divorce puts you and your partner at odds, you may need the help of a trained objective third party to come to a resolution you both can live with. Whether you are… Read More
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Resolve Your Holiday Parenting Disputes Now

Thanksgiving is coming soon and the winter holidays are right around the corner. For separated and divorced parents, holiday parenting disputes can make your Christmas less merry and sour your New Year. Resolve your holiday parenting disputes now, so… Read More
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Does Your DIY Divorce Settlement Cover Enough?

You and your former spouse get along well enough to negotiate, but not well enough to stay married. You have hashed out who gets what and how the children will be taken care of. It may be tempting to skip the law office and head straight to the court… Read More
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​Ways to Protect Your Children During Divorce

Divorce is stressful for everyone involved, but sometimes it can be especially hard for children. The children of divorcing parents can often feel uncertain about their futures, or stuck in the middle of two warring sides. Find out how to protect you… Read More
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Does Collaborative Divorce Cost More than Litigation?

Can you afford to get divorced the way that’s best for your family? When reality and your emotions are pushing you and your spouse apart, you may wonder if you can afford the more holistic process offered in collaborative practice, or if it wou… Read More
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Planning on Paying Spousal Support? You May Want to Finish Your Divorce in 2018

In the final days of 2017, the United States Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, making many big changes in the way taxes will work in years to come. If you are considering a divorce and are planning on paying spousal support, the changes to s… Read More
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