Minnesota Child Support

The Minnesota Child Support laws underwent a significant change in 2007.  The impact of this change is significant.  Under the old law, the parent who had physical custody of the children received child support.  Whether that parent (the physical custodian) worked or did not work had nothing to do with the calculation. Today things are [...]

By |2010-10-11T09:55:58-05:00October 11th, 2010|Minnesota Child Support|0 Comments

Minnesota Divorce and Daycare Expenses

People who are getting divorced in Minnesota often ask me about daycare expenses.  Usually, they want to know if their ex-spouse will have to contribute to their daycare or child care costs.  The answer to the question is "Yes," provided that the child care expenses are work-related or education-related. The Minnesota child support statute requires [...]

By |2010-06-24T10:33:33-05:00June 24th, 2010|Minnesota Child Support|0 Comments

Child Support in Minnesota

People frequently ask me how the Minnesota child support laws work.  There is a new Minnesota child support law, because the old law was modified significantly in 2007.  Now, child support is calculated using the gross incomes of both parents.  But, that's not the most significant change.  The most significant change is that the amount of child [...]

By |2009-12-03T10:09:59-05:00December 3rd, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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