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Minnesota Divorce Laws & Resources

UPDATED: February 16, 2020

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If you are interesting in learning more about Minnesota divorce laws, you can find more information, links and resources in the topics below. These topics are not meant to provide an exhaustive list, but will help point you in various directions for further research. You might also wish to research the Minnesota Code on your own, or simply consult with an attorney specializing in Minnesota divorce law.

Minnesota Divorce Resources:

Domestic Violence: This excellent resource includes names and phone numbers for anti-domestic violence assistance programs for every county in Minnesota, along with a link to statewide services.

Minnesota Child Support: This website, operated by the Minnesota state government, contains a wealth of useful information for both the custodial and non-custodial parent regarding child support payment calculations, income withholding, benefits services, links to additional information, and FAQs.

Minnesota Self-Help Center: What to Expect: Divorce in Minnesota:This government website provides some helpful plain-language information on fees, alternative dispute resolution, property division information, and court standards for divorce in the state of Minnesota.

Free Advice Divorce Articles:
Common Law Marriages
Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution
The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

Minnesota Family Law Statutes:

Minnesota Legal Separation:
Minnesota Statutes 518.06

Minnesota Divorce:
Grounds/Fault - No-Fault: Minnesota Statutes 518.06
Residency/Where to File: Minnesota Statutes 518.07, 518.09
Annulment: Minnesota Statutes 518.02-518.05
Mediation: Minnesota Statutes 518.619

Minnesota Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: Minnesota Statutes 518.58
Spousal Support: Minnesota Statutes 518.551-2

Minnesota Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: Minnesota Statutes 518.17
Child Support: Minnesota Statutes 518.551-2

Minnesota Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:
Find an experienced Minnesota Divorce Attorney at
Find an experienced Minnesota Child Support/Custody Lawyer at
How a Family Lawyer Can Help

Minnesota Online Divorce Services: – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce.– Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

Minnesota Divorce Laws: Click below to find the Minnesota Divorce laws you’re looking for:
Minnesota Divorce Law, Lawyers & Attorneys
Minnesota Divorce & Separation
Minnesota Divorce & Finances
Minnesota Child Custody & Minnesota Child Support

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