Farm divorce cases in Minnesota are extremely complex. In addition to understanding how to equitably divide marital and non-marital assets, Minnesota farm divorce lawyers must understand the farm business, accounting and tax issues, as well as banking and finance principles. Many farm divorces require ...Read More
When most divorces in Minnesota end, neither party is able to maintain the \"marital standard of living.\" This happens because, not surprisingly, most people do not have a lot of money left over after payment of expenses while they are married and that issue ...Read More
In Minnesota, antenuptial agreements (also called \"prenuptial agreements\" or \"preunps\") are useful tools for a number of reasons. One such use is to protect assets acquired before marriage. But depending on the language of the antenuptial agreement, not all of the asset may be ...Read More
On May 29, 2013, in the case of Haefele v. Haefele, the Minnesota Supreme Court reversed the Minnesota Court of Appeals and held that when calculating a self-employed parent\'s income for purposes of determining child support, the court must first identify the self-employed parent\'s business\'s ...Read More
Reading your divorce decree is not exactly a fun task. Not only is reviewing the document dissolving your marriage emotionally difficult for many people, the documents are usually full of \"legalese\" and not always drafted with any eye toward making the document easy to ...Read More
In Minnesota divorce cases, trial judges have significant power to determine when and how to award marital assets. Rarely are their decisions overturned on appeal.
Even before a divorce is final, judges have the power to permanently divide or dispose of marital assets. If a judge believes it ...Read More
Many time, a significant discussion needs to occur early on in a divorce case about the possible benefits of securing expert witnesses to help with the divorce.
In divorce cases, the expert witnesses needed may vary. Expert witnesses can include real estate appraisers, forensic accountants, business evaluation experts, and vocational experts, ...Read More
In Minnesota, divorces involving farms and farming operations can be some of the most complex and difficult matters to resolve. In addition to the emotional issues concerning the family farm or a farming operation that has been in existence for some time, there are ...Read More
Custody and visitation issues are often the most important and contentious parts of a divorce. If you and your spouse have embryos in storage at an infertility clinic or other medical facility, the question of who \"owns\" that stored genetic material may be almost ...Read More
Minnesota divorce lawyers are faced with unique and challenging issues when representing farmers in divorce proceedings, especially when dividing up the marital assets and debts.
Particularly important in light of today\'s farmland prices and other issues contributing to the value of the marital estate, a substantial ...Read More