Posts Tagged Child Support

Big Changes Coming to Minnesota Child Support Laws on August 1, 2018

Posted by Tentinger Law Firm

Big changes are coming to how child support obligations are calculated effective August 1, 2018.   Before discussing the changes, it is important to understand the components of a monthly child support obligation.  There are three different components to a monthly child support obligation:  basic child support, medical support and childcare support.  Basic child support, as… Read more »

Minnesota Child Support Modification Grounds

Posted by Tentinger Law Firm

There are many reasons why you might want to modify a child support order.  Perhaps you were laid off from your position and you want to reduce your child support obligation.  Conversely, if you are receiving child support and the income of the other party has increased, you may want to increase the child support… Read more »

Family Law Contempt Proceedings

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If you or the other party do not follow a divorce or custody order, you may find yourself involved in a contempt proceeding.  A contempt proceeding is initiated by having the judge sign an Order to Show Cause, which is then served personally on the noncomplying party.  The Order to Show Cause requires the noncomplying… Read more »