Upon the conclusion of a divorce, many parents -- typically those awarded visitation rights in lieu of primary physical custody -- will be ordered to pay child support and will therefore have to make the necessary arrangements to ensure that they can meet these obligations going forward.
Last fall, we started discussing the legally complex and often emotionally charged issue of paternity in an attempt to help set the record straight on a family law topic that has unfortunately become a plot device for some overly imaginative television shows.
In today's post, our blog will continue its ongoing discussion of the legal grounds on which parental rights may be terminated here in Minnesota.
While the Minnesota State Capitol is currently abuzz with discussions over what to do with the state's budget surplus, there are other issues generating significant conversation among lawmakers, including a proposal that some are saying would introduce the most dramatic changes to the state's divorce process since the advent of no-fault divorce over 40 years ago.
Every month, millions of Americans either get out their checkbooks or go online to make payments on loans they took out at some point in time. Indeed, many people repeat this process several times, gradually paying off things like their homes, their education and their vehicles.