Pregnancy and Confinement Expense Reimbursement in Minnesota Child Support

Most people think child support starts once the child is born, and those monthly payments are made to support the welfare of child until they turn 18 or graduate from high school. What many do not realize is that you can actually request reimbursement of certain pregnancy and confinement expenses ...

2022-06-17T12:13:26-05:00June 17, 2022|Categories: Child Support|

Stimulus Checks and Allocation In Divorced Families

The coronavirus relief bill signed into law on March 27, 2020 (the CARES ACT) provided economic impact payments, or “stimulus checks” to qualifying American households. Some people received the checks in the mail, others by direct deposit, and some received the stimulus through a pre-paid debit card. In a divorced ...

2021-07-08T10:00:48-05:00May 11, 2021|Categories: Child Support|

Understanding Taxes and Child Support in Minnesota

At Heimerl and Lammers, our divorce attorneys understand that when spouses with children decide to dissolve their marriages, the kids’ best interests come first. That is true personally and in the eyes of the law. When parents cannot design a custody agreement on their own or through mediation, family courts will ...

2021-07-08T10:16:04-05:00April 9, 2021|Categories: Child Support|

Who Determines the Amount of Child Support I Pay in Minnesota?

Who Determines the Amount of Child Support I Pay in Minnesota? At Heimerl & Lammers, our divorce attorneys work closely with our clients who are parents of minors to outline their child custody and parenting time arrangements and to explain the child support obligations related to those agreements to ensure ...

2021-07-08T12:37:42-05:00February 15, 2021|Categories: Child Support, Family Law Blog|

An Overview of the 2019 Minnesota Child Support Task Force Recommendations

Between September 2016 and June 2019, the Child Support Task Force met 29 times to assess the current child support structure and make additional recommendations to the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services. The task force consisted of members of the Minnesota House of Representatives, the Minnesota Senate, ...

2020-08-27T16:08:36-05:00February 4, 2020|Categories: Child Support, Family Law Blog|Tags: , |

Child Support – When Does it End?

Our clients often ask a lot of questions about child support. One of the most common questions is - "when does child support end?" Does child support automatically terminate when one child emancipates? Definition of a "Child" A “child” is defined as “an individual under 18 years of age, an ...

2020-08-27T16:38:04-05:00November 13, 2019|Categories: Child Support, Family Law Blog|Tags: , |

IV-D System – Child Support when the County is Involved

When it comes to child support, an IV-D case is a case in which a parent has assigned the government certain rights to child support because the parent receives public assistance or the parent has applied for child support services under title IV-D of the Social Security Act. Child support services ...

2020-08-27T16:38:48-05:00June 4, 2019|Categories: Child Support|Tags: , |

Tips for Determining Child Support in Minnesota

In Minnesota, a parent’s obligation to support their child begins when the child is born, and does not end until a triggering event like the child getting married, or turning 18 years of age. A divorce proceeding does not terminate either parent’s obligation to support their joint child. In this article, ...