The Role of Mediation in Minnesota Divorce

As I have written about in the past, mediation is an important component of the divorce process in Minnesota courts. There is also another process that is similar, but different. This process is known as "Early Neutral Evaluation." What is the difference? In mediation, the role of the mediator is to help the parties reach [...]

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Minnesota Divorce Procedure

As I mentioned in the previous blog post, most courts in Minnesota do not use an Early Neutral Evaluation program.  In those counties, the procedure that takes place during the divorce is somewhat different. Most Minnesota divorce courts convene a pre-trial hearing to talk about the scope and parameters of the case.  Often this is [...]

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Minnesota Divorce and Retirement Assets

Often people ask me about how to divide retirement assets when they get divorced.  As I've mentioned before, Minnesota is a marital property (or common law) divorce state.  It is not a community property divorce state.  (Most states are community property states.  Minnesota is not.)  In Minnesota, a division of assets is supposed to be [...]

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