Property Division in Divorce Mediation

Personal Property Division doesn’t have to be difficult. The idea is to make it as fair as possible. That way, the judge won’t change your agreement and will agree with what you decide. Why do judges care? They want what is best, of course, but they also want to avoid a later court battle over…

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Need Mediation? Fall is the Time for Change!

In summer, things are busy and it’s not unusual to let things go. But fall is here and it is time to make a change, if you are needing to work out a divorce, a parenting schedule or any other issue. I can help you. Whether it’s dividing property or bank accounts https://www.divorcenet.com/states/minnesota/property_and_debt_allocation I can…

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Summer’s Half Gone: Time to Get Things Done with Mediation

It’s halfway through summer and it’s time to get moving to get things done. Use the summer wisely by playing with your kids, but do the things you can now to insure you have time and can play with your kids in the future. The most important thing in divorce mediation is the kids, and…

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It’s Midsummer and the 4th of July: Are You Free?

It is summer and a time we think about freedom. Are you feeling free? A difficult relationship with an “ex-to be” can make life challenging-and burdensome. If the relationship can’t be fixed, isn’t it about time you move on? Here is a link to help you figure out what will happen financially, using the method…

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Ready for Summer Fun with Your Kids?

It’s Summer and it’s time to do Stuff with your kids. If you are not happy in your adult relationship and want to leave, please consider mediation. Bickford Mediation can often do a quicker, easier, less expensive separation, divorce or co-parenting arrangement than fighting it out in court with two attorneys. Plus you end up…

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Diversity and Mediation

Are diversity and mediation incompatible? Far from it. the ability to handle cultural issues depends on the mediator, regardless of what color or ethnicity the mediator is. Some mediators do well only with members of their own ethnic group, while others have significant multi-cultural experience. Mediation and Diversity Issues How can you avoid problems with…

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Is it Spring Yet? Time for Mediation

Summer is coming! It’s starting to get warm and you can begin to do fun things outside? Why spend your time worrying about your relationship break-up. With mediation and a skilled pro, you can get an agreement, and you can co-parent successfully. It’s a lot less stressful! And you can spend your time outside playing…

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How Hard is a Do-it-Yourself Divorce?

Where Do I Go? Are you needing a divorce?.https://www.mncourts.gov/help-topics/divorce.aspx#:~:text=to%20get%20divorced%3F-,No.,know%20and%20follow%20the%20law. This will tell you the overview of MN divorce, and you don’t have to have an attorney. But doing a divorce yourself is costly because it takes a good deal of time. Wouldn’t you rather be moving on with your life or playing with your children?…

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In-Person or Zoom Mediation?

Which way of separating is best: in-person vs. Zoom? That is not an easy choice, sometimes. WAYS TO RESOLVE CONFLICT WHEN SEPARATING If this is your relationship and you’ve decided to split, there are some options: an attorney or mediation. Even in mediation there are options. A mediator can talk with each of you separately…

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