property division

How to Divide Property in a Complex Divorce

Reasons for Complex Divorces Complex divorces occur for a number of reasons. Some of the factors that can make a divorce more complicated include (but are certainly not limited to) the following: Infidelity by either spouse. Infidelity and other complications in a marriage can make it hard for the couple ...

2020-08-27T16:08:27-05:00May 27, 2020|Categories: Family Law Blog|Tags: , , |

What Happens if our House is in my Spouse’s Parents’ Names during a Divorce?

If your house is in your spouse's name or your spouse's parent's name, you should contact a family law attorney at Heimerl & Lammers to help you navigate the intricacies of this complicated issue. If your house is in your spouse’s parents name, this can cloud the issue of the ...

2021-01-22T13:24:27-06:00March 15, 2013|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog, Property Division|Tags: , , |

3 Things to Remember When Dividing Property in Divorce

Sometimes, clients will believe that if their name is removed from the title of the home, then they are removed from the liability of the home (i.e. the outstanding mortgages or home equity lines of credit). Unfortunately, this is not the case. Your divorce decree can divide up property and determine the ...

2020-08-27T16:57:44-05:00May 4, 2012|Categories: Family Law Blog, Property Division|Tags: , |

The Difference Between Marital and Non-Marital Property

Marital property is any property that is acquired during the marriage. If during your marriage you and your spouse purchase a home, then this home is considered “marital property.” If during the marriage, you start a new job and receive a retirement account through your position, the retirement account is considered ...

How to Trace Interests in Property Before Marriage in Minnesota?

Often when parties get divorced, the value of any property is split down the middle; each party gets about 50% of the assets and debts from the marriage. This can get more complicated, however, when assets were owned by one party prior to the marriage and maintained through the marriage. How do ...

2020-08-27T16:53:12-05:00January 14, 2010|Categories: Family Law Blog, Property Division|Tags: , |

Protecting Your Credit in Real Property Divisions in Minnesota Divorce

A common part of a settlement agreement with divorce is the division of the homestead. Real property is considered marital if it was purchased during the marriage, regardless of whose name is actually on the title. In addition, if one party purchased the home prior to the marriage, the other spouse ...

2020-08-27T16:53:20-05:00October 15, 2009|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog|Tags: , |