Minnesota Divorce and Alimony

In Minnesota, "alimony" is called "spousal maintenance." The two terms mean the same thing - monthly support payments paid by one spouse (who has greater income) to the other spouse (who has lesser income.If you are seeking spousal maintenance, you probably need the help of an experienced attorney. The rules relating to awards of spousal [...]

Important Change to Spousal Maintenance Law

The Minnesota legislature enacted a very important change to Minnesota spousal maintenance laws.  The change became effective on August 1, 2016. Under the new law, cohabitation is now grounds for terminating spousal maintenance.  There are some factual tests that need to be met, but in very many cases (if not most) a party will be [...]

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