Couples Say Cost of Splitting is Top Concern in a Divorce

A new study by Avvo revealed that the cost of splitting up is the top concern among divorcing couples. The poll asked 890 individuals and 447 attorneys to evaluate the top concerns of going through a divorce. Some of the survey findings were: 58 percent of respondents without children listed ...

5 Tips for Communicating During a Divorce

We’ve written about effective communicative technologies during a divorce on this blog before, but many people are unaware of how common it is for electronic correspondences to make their way into the court room.  A recent study by the American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers found that some sort of social ...

2020-08-27T16:59:22-05:00May 6, 2013|Categories: Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law Blog|Tags: , , , |

What if I have an Emergency Custody Situation?

Custody Emergency In Minnesota Motions to modify custody or parenting time can take months for the court to hear.  The court’s calendar, attorneys’ availability, and the usual requirement that the parties take part in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) all contribute to the length of time before the judge can make ...

2021-01-26T08:47:05-06:00February 13, 2013|Categories: Family Law Blog|Tags: , , |

Dividing a Pension Plan: The Janssen Formula

A pension is a regular payout made during an employee’s retirement.  There are different types of pension plans, and each one provides a range of options for the employee.  For example, a vested pension is one that survives the voluntary or involuntary termination of the employee.  Alternatively, a matured pension is a pension that ...

2020-08-27T16:59:36-05:00January 17, 2013|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog, Property Division|Tags: , , , |