Minnesota Divorce Issues and Trends - Alimony (Spousal Maintenance) post Passolt

Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) is based upon need.  Contrary to what some lawyers might state, equalizing cash flow (or available income) is not required by Minnesota Statue 518.552.  Judges in Minnesota have discretion in awarding spousal maintenance, and the decision whether to award spousal maintenance is…

Minnesota Divorce - Hennepin County Spousal Maintenance

Spousal maintenance (also referred to as alimony) is one of the most challenging and difficult issues associated with divorce.  The outcome is often unpredictable and frequently litigated in courts throughout Minnesota. Judicial discretion is a major component of spousal maintenance.  The decision by a Judge to…