It was light snow, so I didn’t spend too much time imagining who would find me out there, partially obscured by the piles of accumulation after succumbing to a heart attack.
The sun was almost completely set and the wind had picked up a bit.
But it’s no match for several inches of snow combined with our long narrow driveway. Used the clicker to open the garage door and aimed the old Ford Focus and let it rip. The nose of the car almost passed the threshold of the garage when gravity and nature laughed and said “not today, sucka!
” and my decrepit silver bullet slid, helplessly, down the driveway and into a drift.
Cases where only one spouse wants the divorce are fairly common.
People often mistakenly assume that they cannot contest the divorce itself. You certainly do have the right to contest the divorce.“No fault divorce” does not equate to “divorce on demand.” In order to obtain a divorce in Minnesota, the Petitioner bears a burden of proof, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the marriage is irretrievably broken.If one party denies under oath that the marriage is irretrievably broken, the Court may not grant the divorce without finding irretrievable breakdown, after a hearing and consideration of all relevant factors, including but not limited to: 1) the circumstances that gave rise to the commencement of the proceedings; and 2) the prospect of reconciliation.For a minute I thought of the old timey snowstorms, back when I was a young mom and the kids were little and we’d play inside the warm coziness while the man of our house, the man in our lives, shoveled and moved cars and got red-cheeked and sore. Tell me this is not happening,' his friend Johanna Heidmann tweeted on Friday.In Minnesota, there is no particular age at which a child gets to decide which parent he wants to live with.Generally, the older the child, the more weight the child’s preference carries, whether in the initial custody determination or in the context of a motion to modify custody.The plow guy came, not much later, and did what he could.I sighed and zipped up my parka and put on the woolen hat and the mittens and the boots and grabbed a shovel and headed out. I scooped and threw and scraped and shoved and moved snow for about an hour.After all, isn’t it a lot like a weird April blizzard?Not entirely expected and it leaves a mess but you know the end is in sight. I worked in the office all day and watched it come down and commisserated with everyone grumbling about it.