In today's post, we'll conclude our ongoing discussion of financial Early Neutral Evaluation, a court-ordered process in which divorcing spouses, each represented by an attorney, come together to resolve outstanding financial issues with the assistance of a certified neutral evaluator.
Last week, we started discussing how the legal system here in Minnesota recognizes that divorcing spouses often benefit -- both financially and emotionally -- from resolving matters prior to the commencement of litigation.
April 15 is Tax Day. This is not typically a joyous occasion for Americans, especially for couples getting divorced. Divorcing couples should be aware of the tax implications so they can prepare for life after the divorce has been finalized.
While most people understand that divorce litigation can be costly, time-consuming and emotionally taxing, they may fail to appreciate the degree to which this can prove to be the case.
Most people are well aware that when Facebook and marriage are mentioned in the same sentence, it seldom bodes well as far as martial satisfaction or longevity is concerned. Indeed, it seems as if countless studies have shown that the popular social media site is serving to create emotional distance between spouses or even facilitate infidelity.
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.
Phrases like "working toward a compromise" and "mutually acceptable resolution" typically aren't used in the context of divorce. Indeed, you are probably more accustomed to hearing terms like "bitter legal battle" and "courtroom drama" used in these discussions.
Those couples who have made the difficult decision to pursue a divorce likely anticipate that they will have to take trips to law offices and courthouses over the course of the coming months. However, what they likely don't anticipate is having to take a trip to a classroom.