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]
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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This is what a lot of divorced men in Minnesota have waited for. I finally went to court under the new cohabitation law and got a ruling back. I apologize in advance – this is a long post but the details are necessary. So settle in and enjoy the crazy ride. Please keep your hands… [Read More]
I was divorced in 2012 and ordered to pay 1700 per month to my ex for life or until she remarries or one of us dies because we were married for 20 years and in MN that apparently is the qualifier for permanent support according to the Judge. This order was put into place as… [Read More]
My husband and I have been married for almost three years and have been together seven. My husband pays his ex $2000 a month in alimony. My husband moved to Wisconsin five years ago with his sixteen year old twins and his eighteen year old son. He took a buyout in the mechanical contracting company… [Read More]
Hello, I would like to share my story and / or situation in regard to divorce and the current laws that depict how this life changing event can either devastate or provide a necessary means to an end. The laws that dictate the terms of this event before August of 2016 were truly antiquated for… [Read More]