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Wage Garnishment & Divorce
One of the worst parts about struggling to overcome debt, especially during or after divorce, is wage garnishment. In many instances, creditors who receive judgment against you can have your wages garnished directly from your paycheck. If this is happening to you, then you understand how negatively this impacts your life. Most of us need...
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Social Media Divorce
In a previous article, we discussed some social media & divorce DOs. This article takes a look at things from the other end of the spectrum. DON’T rely on your privacy settings to shield you. Changing your account to private typically doesn’t prevent a judge from creating an order to review your accounts, email, or...
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Social Media Divorce
In 2020, everything is online. Shared calendars, logged in email accounts on family computers, Find My Friends, Uber receipts, and tons of other online applications can make or break facts and evidence in a divorce proceeding. So, what, exactly, should you do to clean up your online presence during divorce proceedings? Here are a few...
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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, staff from the Child Support...
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The means test became part of bankruptcy law in 2005 to help individuals determine their eligibility for bankruptcy, as well as determine which kind of bankruptcy is the best for the situation. Completing the requirements may seem daunting because there are a number of technicalities involved, which is why it is not recommended that you...
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Ex Parte Orders
One of the biggest concerns surrounding any bankruptcy case is this – what happens to the tax debt? This becomes even more complicated when a divorce is involved. Is it possible to eliminate the tax debt owed to the IRS and other taxing agencies when you file for bankruptcy? Although there are certain debts that...
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Divorce Mediation
The process of foreclosure happens when you are unable to make the mortgage payments each month and the lending company initiates a process to repossess your home. This usually happens after a few missed or late payments as well as a warning. The entire process usually takes about 8 months from the time you receive...
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Marriage Dissolution
In a legal annulment, the court is basically saying that the marriage was void and never really occurred in the first place. Minnesota Statute § 518.02 lists the reasons where an annulment may be granted: A party lacked capacity to consent to the marriage at the time the marriage was solemnized, either because of mental...
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Child Support Calculator
The state of Minnesota offers a free online child support calculator. In this article, we are going to offer some tips for using the calculator. Steps to Use the Child Support Calculator (1)    Enter Basic Information.  The Minnesota Child Support Guidelines allow you to enter each parent’s name.  “Parent A” is the parent without primary...
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Divorce Mediation
While there are many similarities between mediation and the Early Neutral Evaluation process, there are also a few key differences. Here is a comparison:   Mediation Early Neutral Evaluation   When does this occur? At any time. Early on in the court process.   How long does it occur?   Usually approximately three hours. Usually...
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