Are there Grounds for Not Granting a No-fault, Uncontested Divorce if both Parties Agree?

Before we answer the question, let’s look at how divorce is viewed at the state level.  Minnesota is a no-fault divorce state, which means that either party can be granted a divorce without an allegation or proof of fault on either party’s behalf.  A divorce will be granted in Minnesota ...

2020-08-27T16:59:23-05:00April 17, 2013|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog, Property Division|Tags: , , |

Can You Change an Uncontested Divorce to a Contested Divorce?

Yes, you can generally change from an uncontested to a contested divorce at any point during the divorce proceeding. At the onset of a divorce, parties oftentimes believe that their dissolution proceeding is uncontested based on informal conversations with their spouse. Usually unrepresented parties do not address all issues that ...

2020-08-27T16:59:36-05:00January 21, 2013|Categories: Divorce, Family Law Blog|Tags: , |