Family Law Updates

Minneapolis Divorce | Tax Issues and Children

The tax benefits for a qualifying child are: 1) Head of Household filing status; 2) Child and Dependent Care Credit; and 3) Earned Income Credit.  These three benefits can only be claimed by a parent who meets the definition of a custodial parent pursuant to…

Minnesota Divorce | Real Estate and Assets

Debts, like assets, are presumed to be marital, and the party seeking to have credit card debt deemed non-marital bears the burden of proof.  Berlinerblau v. Berlinerblau, A10-952 (Minn. Ct. App. May 9, 2011) Minnesota Court Of Appeals reversed and remanded the trial court’s findings…

Hennepin County Divorce – FENE – SENE

Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) is a process that is increasingly being used and ordered by Courts to help resolve Family Law issues involving child custody and parenting time (referred to as SENE).  In addition the ENE process can assist parties with the resolution of financial…