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August 2013 Archives

Retirement considerations in the property division process

Divorce can be a nerve-racking experience. For couples over the age of 50 one of the biggest concerns is whether dividing marital property will have a significant effect on their retirement. While divorce will likely have some financial impact, with a little planning it is possible to minimize the damage. Minnesota couples pondering divorce may find the following tips on planning for retirement during a divorce asset split helpful.

The role of terminology in child custody disputes

Child custody disputes can be complicated. Too often parents get hung up on the wrong issues. The legal terminology in Minnesota child custody cases can be misleading. Terms like "custodial parent" can leave parents with the false impression that one party has a larger role in the child's life than the other. Rather than focusing on such side issues, the focus should really be on parenting time and visitation rights.