In most marriages, the family home is the couple’s largest asset. If the house was purchased during the marriage, it would generally be considered marital property that is subject to equitable distribution in Minnesota.
Infidelity is one of the major reasons for marital breakdowns and divorce in Minnesota and across the United States. Finding out that your beloved spouse is unfaithful can be a difficult one to deal with.
Property division remains a vital aspect of every divorce case. Just like you divide your marital property and assets, you're also expected to divide the retirement benefits, including a 401(k) and pension plans, with your estranged spouse.
At some point in your life, you will likely need the assistance of a family law attorney. Whether you are going through a divorce, writing up a prenuptial agreement, modifying a child custody agreement, or negotiating asset division, I can help you understand your options.
Filing for divorce is often an emotional process and can affect various aspects of your life, including your family, children, assets, and finances. In addition to the delicate emotions and the psychological toll of marital dissolution, ending a marriage also involves a lot of legal paperwork, dividing assets, settling debts, and planning for your family’s future.
According to data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau, both marriage and divorce rates declined nationally over the 10-year period being studied (2008 to 2018). Across the nation, the marriage rate stood at 17.9 persons per 1,000 females 15 years of age or older in 2008 and dropped to 16.6 by 2018.