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May 2017 Archives

Are you waiting to adopt? These struggles may sound familiar

If you're waiting to adopt a newborn baby in Minnesota, you may have to wait for an extended period. Your adoption will eventually happen, but it could take longer than you were hoping. During this nerve-wracking waiting time, you can expect to deal with some unique struggles.

A new trend in desserts: Divorce cakes

There's a new trend that could be hitting Minnesota bakeries: divorce cakes. We have cakes for birthdays, cakes for weddings and cakes for baby showers, so why not cakes for divorce? After all, if you focus on the positive aspects of your divorce, you're stepping into a new stage of life and, hopefully, it will be stage that's a great deal happier.

Could your spouse be hiding assets in your divorce?

It's not uncommon for hidden assets to become a factor in a Minnesota divorce. It might happen something like this: Your spouse told you that he or she was earning about $3,000 per month throughout the course of your 10-year marriage. However, the income was actually about $15,000. All the extra earnings were going into a secret bank account that you were never aware of.

Adoption numbers are down, but not due to a shortage of parents

Approximately 110,000 adoptions happen in the United States each year. However, this number appears to be declining because of several new trends that are making it more difficult to adopt. Adoption figures, for example, have dropped nationally by 15 percent over the last decade.

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