The Client-Centered Divorce Representation You Need
Just as every person is unique, every marriage is different. As a result, the ending of a marriage is different for each couple and each person involved – husband, wife and kids. The issues pertaining to a divorce are complex and many – custody of minor children, child support, spousal support (alimony), division of assets and division of debts. It is important that you fully understand your unique situation and your rights.
The team at MGM Law Office is prepared to assist you in understanding the complexities of divorce and your options. If you find yourself facing a divorce, you need someone who will explain and guide you through the process and fight for you. Attorney Michael M. Martin has more than 10 years of experience handling divorce and family law issues for clients in Minneapolis and throughout the Twin Cities. He will use this insight every step of the way as he guides you to a resolution.
Issues That Arise In Divorce
As you move through the divorce process, there will be many issues that arise requiring a decision. Some situations that may surface include:
Property division: Spouses often argue over how property and assets are divided in divorce. In Minnesota, the law of equitable distribution guides the division of marital property. This means that assets and property are divided fairly and equitably, but not necessarily in an exact 50-50 split.
Spousal support: Sometimes referred to as alimony, spousal support is money that is paid by one spouse to the other during and after a divorce. Many factors are taken into consideration when making a decision, including the ages of the parties and the length of the marriage.
Matters involving children: While it is best to work together and keep the best interests of the children in mind at all times during a divorce, this cannot happen in all cases. Parties often argue over what their custody arrangement may be, who will have the children more often and how much child support they will be expected to pay or will receive.
Learn More About The Divorce Process
The approach to each case is as unique as the issues and parties involved. Not every divorce needs to go to trial, which requires extensive time and puts additional stress on the parties involved. Contact MGM Law Office today for a free initial consultation. Call 612-474-5568 or email the firm here to learn more.