Primer On “No-Fault Divorce”

Fault Divorce

What is No-Fault Divorce? When you plan to get divorced, there are several questions that fill up your mind. A divorce will bring cause great change in your personal life. When a couple decides to end their marriage, there is usually some valid reason for taking this step. It is vital to understand this reason then file the papers in the court accordingly. In some state, ff your spouse has cheated on you, then you can opt for adultery as the ground for divorce (but not in Minnesota). When either of the spouses is not at fault for the divorce …

The Minnesota No-Fault Divorce Law, Fair or Not, It’s What We Got.

He Said, She Said—But Does It Matter? As much as you might be itching to get into court and explain, in the harshest detail, why it is that your ex was responsible for the breakdown of your marriage and why you should therefore receive more of your joint property, this isn’t the way Minnesota’s divorce laws work.  Instead, we have what is called a no-fault divorce rule. This means a couple of things.  First, neither of you needs to prove that the other did something wrong—like had an affair or abandoned you—in order to get a divorce.  A Minnesota court …

Dating And Divorce? What’s The Big Deal!?

Dating While Married?

Can I Date During A Divorce? One question I get a lot is  “Is it ok to start dating when I’m just  separated but not yet divorced from my ex?”   Well, I’m not a counselor or a pastor, I’m a lawyer and generally we try and avoid problems before they start.  So, with that siad the short answer is, if you have kids it probably isn’t the best idea to start dating while you’re still married and here’s why. Reason #1: It sends the wrong message to the Judge and your Soon To Be Ex. It sends the message that you …