Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) and the Imputation of Income

Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) and the Imputation of Income

During a divorce proceeding, and once a divorce is finalized, the court may order that one spouse pay alimony, or what Minnesota refers to as spousal maintenance, to the other spouse.  The primary reason for spousal maintenance is to provide cash flow to a spouse…

Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) Trends and the Curtis decision

The June 22, 2015 decision by the Minnesota Court of Appeals in Curtis v. Curtis affirmed the decision of the trial court (which required a spouse to liquidate an award of property and assets to meet post-decree expenses).  In Minnesota, Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) is based…