How to Reduce or Stop Spousal Maintenance Payments

How to Reduce or Stop Spousal Maintenance Payments

A party seeking modification of spousal maintenance (or changing alimony) has the burden to show a substantial change of circumstances, since the time maintenance award was set, and that these changes render the award unreasonable or unfair. See Hecker v. Hecker, 568 N.W.2d 705, 709…

We've Implemented Zoom and Phone Consultations

We've Implemented Zoom and Phone Consultations

Lake Harriet Law is open and taking a new approach to initial consultations with new clients.  Due to COVID-19, our firm has been working remotely since mid-March.  We are now back at the office, but are not currently having any new or current clients come…

Children Home From School and Online Learning due to COVID-19

Children Home From School and Online Learning due to COVID-19

With the recent current events surrounding COVID-19, schools across the United States have closed and transitioned to online learning.  The closures are an attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19, but they have created challenges for local educators, most of…

Minnesota Divorce and Disproportionate Divisions of Property

Minnesota Divorce and Disproportionate Divisions of Property

Property division can be a tricky part of your divorce and sometimes can become a point of contention between the parties.  This is why, generally, property divisions are supposed to be equitable so that each party receives a fair amount in the division.  There are…