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Appellate Ruling on Spousal Maintenance

On June 21, 2021 the Minnesota Court of Appeals issued a precedential opinion regarding spousal maintenance. Either spouse may request an award of spousal maintenance; …

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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 …

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Update of Minnesota Court’s COVID Procedures

Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, Lorie Gildea, has issued an updated order governing court proceedings. Civil cases will continue to be heard mostly …

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Adulthood Doesn’t Cut Off Court Jurisdiction

This week the Minnesota Court of Appeals held that Minnesota Courts retain jurisdiction overthe custody of adult children in the case In Re the Custody …

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What Does Primary Residence Mean?

What Does Primary Residence Mean?

The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently issued a decision clarifying the limits of a parent’s authority when they are granted “primary residence” of the child. …

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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 …

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