Wondering About Spousal Maintenance In Minnesota?
Spousal maintenance, referred to in the past as alimony or spousal support, is a common issue of dispute during divorces in Minnesota. In order to obtain all you deserve — or to avoid paying more than you are obligated to pay — seek the guidance of a skilled and experienced lawyer.
Providing Knowledgeable Answers Regarding Spousal Maintenance
At the Chaska and Shakopee offices of Haugen Law Group, our attorneys focus only on matters of divorce and family law. We understand the difficulties you may be facing, and we thoroughly explain your options and guide you through the process.
Our lawyers are solidly rooted in our Minnesota communities, and we maintain a reputation for excellent legal services throughout the Minnesota River Valley.
How Is Spousal Maintenance Calculated?
Spousal maintenance is designed to make certain that each spouse maintains his or her lifestyle as much as possible post-divorce. Unlike child support payments, there are no set guidelines for calculating spousal maintenance.
However, there are certain factors that must always be considered, including:
- The length of the marriage
- Each spouse’s level of income
- The earning capacity of both spouses
- The established need of one spouse, and the other’s ability to pay
- Other factors as appropriate
Our goal is to make certain that any spousal maintenance award is fair to you.
Helping You Obtain The Best Possible Outcome
At the Haugen Law Group, we work hard for you because we care about getting you what you need and deserve.
Let us help you through what may be the most difficult time of your life. Contact us online or call us locally at 952-479-8132 or toll-free at 800-684-1293 to schedule a free, 30-minute consultation about any support issue. For your convenience, we accept all major credit cards, including American Express.