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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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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Time to Separate?

It has been a long hard winter, especially with the pandemic. We are all stressed. But things may be nearing the end of the pandemic and spring is starting to pop out. I saw my first robin this week. A Mediator Who Can Help It continues to be a stressful time if your relationship is…

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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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