Posts Tagged ‘Divorce’

How to Handle Personal Property Division

Folks often ask me, “Why all the bother about personal property?” After all, it’s all our stuff and we got it all divided up as we wish. Why does the judge or referee care what I do with my stuff? The answer is simple. The judge is concerned about fairness. That’s why I have folks…

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Divorce Mediation and Shortening the Process

Divorce Mediation or Separation Mediation can be a longer process if you have a lot of possessions to divide or have a lot of children, especially with a large age range. It helps you a great deal if you can figure a few things out before you come in to see me. It is fastest…

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Divorce Mediation 2019

This is my first blog post of 2019, so I wish you a happy new year. Snow is on the ground, it’s cold and there is only a little more light than there was in December. For most people that means hunkering down, doing only what you have to do to get through the winter.…

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Heading for a Christmas Divorce? Try Divorce Mediation

Divorce is heart-breaking at any time of year, but especially at Christmas, that most family-oriented of holidays (the same can be said of Hanukkah). What other holiday celebrates the chance to give presents to everyone, and have special holiday meals and parties. Cookies, fudge, popcorn balls and ethnic delights abound. Families have traditions for Christmas…

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Spring is Here. Time For a Fresh Start. Divorce Mediation Can Help!

Hello Again! This is the time of year many people decide to move on after a hard winter, including an April blizzard! If you’re thinking about divorce, or separating from your significant other, divorce mediation or separation mediation can help. You can mediate with attorneys, but mediation without attorneys is much cheaper. Here’s how it…

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Co-Parenting During the Holidays (mediation can help)

The holidays are coming, and they present a unique challenge for couples who are divorced and separated. The patterns that were established when you were together are still there, and now whose house to go to has even more challenges. That’s why mediation can help. Divorce mediation or post-divorce mediation can make things a lot…

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Divorce and Summer Schedules.

Greetings! I want to talk to you today about divorce, separation, mediation and summer schedules. The first thing to know is that according to Minnesota law (and I would guess most states), in a divorce the most important concern is the children (if you have any together). That means that if something is helpful for…

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Divorce Season

Mediation with families has its own season. Since few families want to move in the dead of winter, most parents put up with conflict until the weather gets nicer. Then they move out and file for divorce. Summer, then, is a time when families try to figure out schedules for school age children and continues…

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