How are Family Heirlooms Divided in a Divorce?

The division of family heirlooms in a divorce proceeding largely depends on whether the heirloom is considered marital property or non-marital property.  In Minnesota, non-marital property is property that one party either; (1) acquired before the marriage; (2) acquired during the marriage by gift, bequest, devise, or inheritance from a ...

2020-10-28T14:51:07-05:00March 1, 2013|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog, Property Division|Tags: , , , |

My Spouse and I Agree on Everything – Why do I Need a Divorce Lawyer?

More often than not, the family law attorneys in our office are confronted with this question: "Why do I need a divorce lawyer, when my spouse and I agreed on everything?" In short, a divorce attorney can ensure that your rights are protected, that there is actually an "equitable division" of martial property, ...

2020-08-27T16:57:43-05:00May 18, 2012|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog|Tags: , , |

What Happens in Minnesota if I Find Out My Spouse is Already Married?

Rarely the situation arises where an individual finds out that their spouse is still married to someone else. What is done in this case? If someone was previously married and never obtained a divorce, intentionally or not, the subsequent marriage is considered by the court to never have taken place. ...

2020-10-28T14:51:08-05:00June 28, 2011|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog|Tags: , |