I was divorced in 2009 after a marriage of 18 years. My situation disadvantaged me from the start as I was ordered to pay for my ex-wife’s attorney (with no cap on how much she could spend) as well as my own and pay temporary support until the divorce was settled. Of course I was… [Read More]
Minnesota Alimony Reform needs stories to take to law makers!
The majority of legislators truly do not understand what is happening with the archaic Spousal Maintenance law. The only way to prove to them there is a problem is to tell our stories! We need to convince them that our stories are more than just an anomaly and that the problem is more than just a few people got some bad legal advice! Please join our movement to change the law and share your nightmare!
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*If you would prefer to send us your story via USPS, please mail it to: Minnesota Alimony Reform, c/o nightmare stories, PO Box 38, Marshall, MN, 56258
*MNAR NOTES: When the following obituary was received, it was evident that it belonged in the nightmare stories section of our website. Suicide is the ultimate nightmare. The obituary tells of a four year struggle with Minnesota Alimony Law in the Courts. Four years! Why can’t we have a law with more structure, guidelines and… [Read More]
My husband had a stroke in November 2015 and was paying $13,000 a month to his ex-wife from his divorce in 2002. A year before his stroke (2014) the judge clearly saw the injustice from the divorce and reduced his ex-wife’s alimony to $5800 a month. She quit her $100,000+/year job a few months before… [Read More]
I was married for 23 years. Filed for divorce in 1992. Former wife was awarded child support. After children were out of school, child support changed to spousal maintence. I have been paying my former wife for over 25 years. She has never remarried and had her boyfriend move in with her. She has, to… [Read More]
Divorced in 2005 and ordered to pay $60,000 a year in permanent alimony ($30 k) and child support ($30k) with income of $160,000 for a marriage of 13 years. Some 12+ years later with all kids emancipated, I am still stuck paying permanent alimony of $21,500 per year on income of $50,000 per year. Ex… [Read More]