Attorney Fees in a Minnesota Divorce

Tired of Paying for the “Pleasure” of Divorcing? How to Recover Attorney Fees in Minnesota Divorce cases For a variety of reasons, most states in America follow what is called the […]

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What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)?

Minnesota divorces, property settlements, and federal law If you are in the property division stage of a divorce proceeding, you may have heard reference to a qualified domestic relations order […]

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Primer On “No-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. […]

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Security for Minnesota Spousal Support Awards Life Insurance After Divorce | If you have gotten divorced and been awarded spousal support (often called alimony or spousal maintenance), this is a good way […]

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Why Most People Don’t Like Divorce Lawyers

Don’t Like Divorce Lawyers | I’m nearing my 100th post here at www.Mankatofamilylaw.com and thought rather than the traditional (and I’ll admit sometimes a bit boring) answer to common family […]

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Dividing Credit Cards During Divorce

Divorce and Credit Cards Dividing the credit card debt during divorce does not include a simple procedure. It depends on the laws of the state. This can lead to even […]

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Underemployed In Minnesota (For Child Support Purposes)

Underemployed for child support purposes? Imputed income in calculating Minnesota child support obligations Child support litigation may be the one time you can tell your ex that he is underperforming in terms […]

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Transgender and Legally Married in Minnesota?

A recent federal court ruling has affirmed that, under Minnesota law, a marriage between two opposite-sex individuals, one of whom is transgender, is valid. The case, called Radtke v. Miscellaneous Drivers […]

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Court Allows Paternity Fraud Lawsuit to Proceed

Iowa Court Allows Paternity Fraud Action The Supreme Court of Iowa, in a recent decision, decided it would allow a man to sue his former girlfriend for paternity fraud. The […]

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What If You Can’t Afford A Divorce (Lawyer)?

With the economy down lately it’s fairly common I get a several calls during a week from people seeking a divorce, but they say they can’t afford it and just […]

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Dividing Farm Land In A Minnesota Divorce

I’ve discussed farm divorces before in this blog and while there are some unique issues during farm divorces, there are somegeneral principles regarding the division of farm land (also real […]

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Mediation & Divorce

Mediation and Divorce| In Minnesota the rules for family law require you to at least contemplate mediation prior to filing motions and going to court. The new rules now (Rule […]

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How To Handle Those Mother’s and Father’s Day After the Divorce

We are now officially in Mother’s and Father’s Day season in Minnesota. Normally a time of finding dad that perfect tie or T-shirt or finding mom the new waffle iron […]

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Divorce and Suicide

Divorce and Suicide | Today I learned one of my former family law clients killed himself. He had a 3 year old son. The reason I thought I would share […]

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Forensic Accountants: A Necessity During Divorce?

Forensic Accountants: A Necessity During Divorce? Though reasons for divorcing may vary, there are several common recurrent topics amid most divorces. Aside from the stress and money involved, there is […]

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