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Post-Divorce Gifts

On Wednesday May 26, 2021, the Minnesota Supreme Court weighed in on a novel family law issue: whether post-divorce cash gifts can affect a spousal maintenance award. Minnesota Statute 518.552 subd. 2(a) requires the Court to consider a party’s “financial resources” available for self-support when determining a spousal maintenance award.  The parties in Honke v. …

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Second Spouse Has Standing in Your Divorce Case – But You Can Avoid This

Last week, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a decision upholding the right of a second spouse to intervene in the enforcement of the divorce decree between her husband and his former wife. In In re Miller v. Miller, Molloy(intervenor), No. A19-0372, (Minn. Jan. 20, 2021), R. Miller and P. Miller, the original husband and wife, …

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