Divorce and Bankruptcy—Minnesota Law

Divorce and bankruptcy together:  sometimes life just isn’t going well.  When these two issues collide, there are extra legal consequences to be aware of.  There are two possibilities to consider […]

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Minnesota Divorce, Alternative-Style!

Arbitration | What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word “divorce”? For many people, it’s a lawyer. And for good I reason–in most circumstances, […]

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How Long Does It Take To Divide A Retirement Account?

Divide a Retirement Plan | As we discussed in a previous post on retirement and QDRO’s we know that 401(k)s are divided by using a legal document called a QDRO. […]

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What County Can I File For Divorce In?

If you or your spouse has lived in Minnesota for at least 180 days you can file for a divorce in Minnesota. This leads to the next question, what county […]

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Can I Change My Judge In A Minnesota Divorce Case?

In Minnesota, you cannot “pick” your Judge for your divorce case, but you can remove the Judge, once, very easily. The rule is Minn. R. Civ. Procedure 63.03 . As […]

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How Do I Divide A 401k During My Divorce?  (Hint: it’s a QDRO!)

QDRO is short for a Qualified Domestic Relations Order. This is an order that allows you transfer either portions or a whole retirement account between you and your spouse without […]

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Attorney Client Confidentiality And Your Divorce Lawyer

Recently, I was at a dinner party and I was asked about how a fairly high profile divorce (where I represent the wife) was going. I responded with a basic […]

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