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May 2015 Archives

Secure retirement post-divorce requires planning, follow-through

Life would be so much easier if we all spoke the same language wouldn't it? But even a common language can't always guarantee that things will go smoothly. Legal terminology is one of those areas where variations can exist. Inconsistencies are not unheard of between courts in Minnesota. And where they exist, it can result in a lot of headaches.

What can I expect in spousal maintenance in Minnesota divorce?

Spousal maintenance is one of the more imprecise matters that can surface in a Minnesota divorce. There are a lot of reasons for this. For one thing, unlike child support which is typically calculated under specific rules, there are no legal guidelines for spousal support -- or what was once commonly called alimony.