A property settlement in a divorce is final upon entry of the decree, subject to the right of appeal. A decree may be reopened under certain circumstances specified by statute within one year following the entry of the decree; however, barring any other relevant facts, the reasons you have...Read more »
If your divorce decree is silent regarding real or personal property owned by you or your ex spouse as of the valuation date, the property is considered omitted property and the Court may still have jurisdiction to award the property to you or your ex spouse.
After you have been a resident of Minnesota for 6 months, you will qualify to commence the Divorce Proceeding in Minnesota. Generally speaking, the case would then be venued in Minnesota and heard here but if there are minor children involved that are still connected with the state of Fla, or if...Read more »
You should have a lawyer help you with the divorce. At first blush, I would say that it is unlikely you will have a stake in the house. If your mother-in-law transferred the husband to your soon to be ex and you paid for part of that bargain, you may be able to make the argument but I would not...Read more »
My husband and I want to file a joint petition for divorce in MN, uncontested. Both of us just want to go our separate ways with our own debt and property. We don't want anything from each other. He received a house before our marriage (from his mother), so he will keep the house, and I... Read more »
I highly suggest avoiding online filing companies. Many attorneys charge a low fee for uncontested divorce cases. Many of us represent clients throughout the region in uncontested matters. One of you retains the attorney to help with the filing. Although the attorney only represents that client,...Read more »
We have been separated for over 2 years (not legally), I have been the main caregiver. While he has provided financially for our needs, he isn't reliable. He doesn't have a vehicle big enough to haul our children and he lives in a basement bedroom of an elderly couples home.
Judges use a set list of best interest factors when making any decision regarding child custody. You should not expect a ruling which awards sole custody as they are rare. With that being said, I usually suggest the collaborative law process before bringing a motion for custody as it allows you to...Read more »
My husband and I filed a joint petition for divorce in Minnesota. We divided our properties - I keep the family home and he keeps the rental properties. We would both like to refinance the properties, to remove the others name and improve loan terms. Can we being a refi while the divorce is... Read more »
Firstly, he has no right to take that jewelry. Secondly, anything he will likely be held accountable for the dissipation of marital assets (as long as you argue the same). Results cannot be guaranteed, you should contact an attorney to discuss your case.
My spouse and I are getting divorced this year, self-filing, and we have a home we purchased during our marriage. The home has a mortgage. My ex has no income but his mother has been paying the mortgage while he's been living there. I do not live there anymore, but my name is the only one on... Read more »
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