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SPOUSES

Absentee, marriage, null and void status, Minn. Statutes 2004 518.01

Acknowledgments

Description of relationship, in certificate, Minn. Statutes 2004 358.14

Agents, see Health care power of attorney under HEALTH CARE

Antenuptial agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 501A.04, 2004 519.11

Appointment by

Guardians of incapacitated persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.5-301

Armed forces members, see Spouses under ARMED FORCES MEMBERS

Authorization by

Dissection of deceased spouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 145.161

Barring interest, rights reciprocal, Minn. Statutes 2004 519.07

Bigamy, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.355

Candidates for office

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.19

Caregivers, spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.08

Cemetery lot owners, spouses of, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2004 306.15

Certificates and certification

Minor drivers, supervision, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.04, 2004 171.055

Certified copies, issuance to, Minn. Statutes 2004 144.225

Claims against

Alternative care liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.994

Medical assistance liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.981

Close relatives, spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.056

Cohabitation

Putative spouses, dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2004 518.055

Common ownership, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.051

Community spouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.059

Consent

Children, drivers' license applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.04, 2004 171.05, 2004 171.055

Committed persons, medical or surgical procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 253B.03

Loan assignments, security agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 56.17

Minor spouses, drivers' license applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.04 to 2004 171.055

Unearned wages, assignment as security, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.07

Conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2004 500.19, 2004 507.02, 2004 507.04

Cooperative associations, spouses of members

Voting for members, Minn. Statutes 2004 308A.635

Cooperative power associations, spouses of members

Shareholders' rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.027

Corporate personnel, spouses of

Loans to or guarantees for, nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.501

Credit unions, membership, Minn. Statutes 2004 52.05

Criminal sexual conduct, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.349

Death, see SURVIVING SPOUSES

Debts, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 519.05, 2004 519.06

Deceased, marriage, null and void status, Minn. Statutes 2004 518.01

Definitions

Child care programs, Minn. Statutes 2004 119B.011

Commitment and Treatment Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 253B.02

Comprehensive Health Insurance Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 62E.02

Consumer support grants, Minn. Statutes 2004 256.476

Custodial trusts, Minn. Statutes 2004 529.01

Domestic abuse, Minn. Statutes 2004 518B.01

Human Services Licensing Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 245A.02

Interested persons, spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.5-102

Lawful gambling and gambling devices, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.18

Local cartage carriers, transfer of permits, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.296

Medical assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.056, 2004 256B.059, 2004 256B.14

Minneapolis employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 422A.01

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.08

MinnesotaCare, Minn. Statutes 2004 256L.01

Motor carrier permits, assignment or transfer, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.151

Municipal rights, powers, and duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.61

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.255

Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 290A.03, 2004 290A.05

Public Guardianship for Adults with Mental Retardation Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 252A.02

Public safety officer's survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 299A.41

Small Employer Health Benefit Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 62L.02

State institutions, Minn. Statutes 2004 246.50

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Teachers retirement, Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Duluth, Minn. Statutes 2004 354A.011, 2004 354A.35

Transfers to minors, Minn. Statutes 2004 527.21

Trunk highways, construction contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.315

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.1-201

Dependents

Spouses defined as

Comprehensive Health Insurance Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 62E.02

Minneapolis employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 422A.01

Municipal rights, powers and duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.61

Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 290A.05

Small Employer Health Benefit Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 62L.02

Desertion, see DESERTION

Dissolution of marriage, see DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Domestic partners, see DOMESTIC PARTNERS

Election judges, spouses of

Serving as, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.19

Employee group insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.02

Employment by relatives

Unfair discriminatory practices, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 363A.20

Family or household members

Spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 518B.01

Family, spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 119B.011, 2004 221.151, 2004 221.296, 2004 256.476

Financial interest

Medicaid expenditure contracts, acts affecting, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.0914

Former spouses

Defined as designated beneficiaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46, 2004 354A.011, 2004 354A.35

Health and accident insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.136, 2004 62A.21

Health maintenance organizations, continuation and conversion, Minn. Statutes 2004 62D.101

Motor vehicle insurance policies, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.1311

Nonprofit health service plans, continuation and conversion, Minn. Statutes 2004 62C.142

Notice received, pension plan refunds, Minn. Statutes 2004 518.581

General assistance medical care

Recipients, claims against estates, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.15

General assistance, relative's responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 256D.15

Gifts by

Motor vehicles, gifts between spouses, motor vehicle sales taxes, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 297B.01

Health and accident insurance

Continuance and conversion, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.20, 2004 62A.21

Dental insurance, coverage exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.136

Former spouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.136, 2004 62A.21

Minnesota employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.317

Vision care insurance, coverage exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.136

Home care services, medical assistance

Care provided by spouse, exclusions and limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.0627

Personal care provided by spouse, exclusions and limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.0625

Homesteads

Conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.02

Exemptions, extension to, Minn. Statutes 2004 510.04

Households, spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 290A.03

Husbands, see HUSBANDS

Identity and identification

Verification, children's' drivers' license applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.04

Incapacitated persons, spouses of

Guardians, acceptance of appointment, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.5-302

Notice received, guardians, acceptance of appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.5-302

Income, spouses of noncitizen sponsors

Deemed income, MFIP, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.37

Individuals who are related

Spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 245A.02

Injunctions, aiding suicide, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.215

Institutionalized spouses

Medical assistance

Assets, transfers, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.0595, 2004 256B.17, 2004 256B.48

Assets, treatment and use, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.059

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.059

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.056

Income, treatment, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.0575, 2004 256B.058

Insurance policies, issuance

Motor vehicle insurance, former spouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.1311

Insurance

Defined as insured, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.43

Health and accident insurance, see same under this topic

Health maintenance organizations, continuation and conversion, Minn. Statutes 2004 62D.101

Motor vehicle liability insurance coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.49

Interested persons, spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 252A.02, 2004 253B.02, 2004 524.1-201, 2004 524.5-102

Interpretation of law

Public members, Minn. Statutes 2004 645.44

Veterans, minor spouses of, Minn. Statutes 2004 48.245

Joint bankruptcy, exempt property, Minn. Statutes 2004 550.371

Land registration, applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 508.05, 2004 508A.05

Lawsuits

Aiding suicide, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.215

Dram shop actions, Minn. Statutes 2004 340A.801

Medical assistance, failure to pay or repay, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.14

Parties to suits, Minn. Statutes 2004 540.05, 2004 540.09

Liability, debts, Minn. Statutes 2004 519.05, 2004 519.06

Loss of support, economic loss

Crime victim reparations, Minn. Statutes 2004 611A.52, 2004 611A.53

Maintenance, see SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE

Married persons, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2004 519.01 to 2004 519.11

Medical assistance

Boarding care home residents, resources, right to retain, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.48

Community spouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.059

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.056, 2004 256B.059, 2004 256B.14

Financial interest, Medicaid expenditure contracts, acts affecting, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.0914

Home care services, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.0625, 2004 256B.0627

Nursing home residents, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.08, 2004 256B.48

Payments or repayments, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.0625, 2004 256B.14

Recipients, claims against estates, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.15

Surviving spouses, see Medical assistance under SURVIVING SPOUSES

Members of the beneficiary's family

Spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 529.01

Members of the family, spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.255

Members of the minor's family

Spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 527.21

Mentally ill persons, spouses of

Access, medical records, Minn. Statutes 2004 144.334, 2004 144.335

Mentally retarded persons, spouses of, see Spouses of under MENTALLY RETARDED PERSONS

Minor spouses

Conveyances, legal capacity, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.02

Defined as children, Minn. Statutes 2004 256L.01

Veterans, minor spouses of, Minn. Statutes 2004 48.245

Names, disclosure

Revenue recapture, supplying to claimant agency, Minn. Statutes 2004 270A.11

Near relatives, spouses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 252A.02

Nonsupport, criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.375

Notice received

Committed persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 253B.10, 2004 253B.14, 2004 253B.16

Maternal death studies, access to data, Minn. Statutes 2004 145.901

Medical assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.14, 2004 256B.48

Parties to suits, Minn. Statutes 2004 540.05, 2004 540.09

Partition of real estate

Release of contingent interest to spouse, Minn. Statutes 2004 558.28

Payments by

Medical assistance, payment or repayment, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.14

MFIP participants, funeral expenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 256.935

Payments to

Gambling employees, compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.168

Medical assistance, personal care services, reimbursement prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.0625

Postmarital agreements

Statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 501A.04

Premarital agreements

Antenuptial agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 501A.04, 2004 519.11

Principals, see Health care power of attorney under HEALTH CARE

Property taxes, see Claimants (refunds) under PROPERTY TAXES

Proxies, living wills

Dissolution or annulment of marriage, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 145B.09

Public members, interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 645.44

Putative spouses, dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2004 518.055

Real property

Disclaimer of interest in, spouse's rights, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2004 501B.86

Owners, Minn. Statutes 2004 273.124

Relatives, spouses defined as

State institutions, Minn. Statutes 2004 246.50

Trunk highways, construction contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.315

Responsible relatives, spouses defined as

Medical assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.14

Savings associations, accounts, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 51A.251

School personnel, spouses of

School supplies, dealing in, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.20

Separate legal existence

Married persons, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2004 519.01

Signatures

Cemetery lot owners, spouses of, Minn. Statutes 2004 306.15

Conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.02

Cooperative electric associations, petitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.026

Income tax returns, Minn. Statutes 2004 289A.08

Small employer health benefit plans

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 62L.02, 2004 62L.03, 2004 62L.07

Social Security numbers

Homestead applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 273.124

Spousal share, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.059

Surviving spouses, see SURVIVING SPOUSES

Telephone assistance plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.70

Testimony of one spouse against the other, Minn. Statutes 2004 595.02, 2004 609.326

Unemployment insurance

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.085

Generally, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Veterans, spouses of

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), eligibility, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.08

Minor spouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 48.245

Voting, cooperative electric associations, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.026

Wills, see Spouses under WILLS

Wives, see WIVES

Workers' compensation, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.041