There are a number of issues involved in dividing the assets and debts of the parties to a divorce, including valuation methods and determining what is "marital" and what is "non-marital." Minnesota law generally provides for an equitable (almost always equal) division of marital property.

In addition to homes, automobiles, bank accounts and furniture, retirement plans may be “marital property,” subject to an equitable division among the parties to a divorce.

Many twenty-pound books have been written about the methods of valuing, and dividing, retirement interests. In fact, some lawyers make their living handling only the orders associated with slicing

Minnesota law categorizes property as marital or non-marital.

Marital property is usually divided equally while non-marital property is allocated entirely to the party who maintains the non-marital interest. Non-marital property involves the interest a party has in property accumulated prior to a marriage or property received as a gift or inheritence by one spouse, individually,

In most dissolution cases, a host of assets and liabilities must be accounted for and divided. Homes, cars, boats, snowmobiles, retirement plans, business interests and other “big ticket” items are usually placed on a balance sheet and allocated among the parties, with the spouse receiving more value paying the other a cash equalizer. But what

Holly Laiti has yet to speak publicly, but sources indicate that the 29 year old Idaho resident is the second winner in the second-largest mega-millions jackpot in its history. One interesting twist? Her estranged husband has been arrested nearly a dozen times, and convicted of offenses such as domestic assault, drug possession and providing alcohol

Minnesota divorce statutes distinguish between marital and non-marital property. Marital property involves property acquired during the marriage, while non-marital property involves an asset that was brought into the marriage or received as an inheritance or gift to one spouse but not the other during the marriage. I’m often asked how Minnesota law treats a personal

One of the more common questions we face from a potential client involves title to property- whether a car, boat, house, ATV, business, bank account or otherwise. They ask, “My spouse says that because my [insert the property interest] is not titled in my name, I am not entitled to any of it. Is that