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Five Advantages of Divorce Mediation in Minnesota

If you and your spouse are considering separating, you are not alone: the American Psychological Association (APA) estimates that approximately 45 percent of U.S. marriages end in divorce. Most divorcing couples want to find an efficient and amicable solution. No one wants to be locked in nasty, protracted litigation. Divorce mediation could be the answer....

Divorce in Minnesota: How Do We Get this Started?

Getting divorced in Minnesota can be a much more complicated process than getting married and there are many different steps you must take. It is beneficial for both spouses to be represented by a qualified attorney throughout the divorce process, and your lawyer can help you to get your divorce started. How to Get Your...

Divorce Mediation: Can the Mediator Take Sides?

In Mankato Minnesota, a couple who is divorcing who wants to avoid the animosity, stress and costs associated with a litigated divorce will often pursue divorce mediation as an alternative. Mediation involves the couple working together with their divorce attorneys and with a qualified independent third party mediator who helps to facilitate communication and help...

How Much Spousal Support Will I Pay?

In many situations where a marriage ends, one spouse becomes obligated to pay support to the other after the divorce.  The support, which can be called maintenance or alimony or spousal support, is intended to ensure that a lower-earning spouse doesn’t become unable to support him/herself or experience a significant decline in his or her...

When is Divorce Mediation Appropriate

Divorce mediation in Minnesota is a great solution for a couple who is divorcing and who want to avoid a litigated divorce.  In a litigated divorce, a judge decides issues related to dividing assets, paying spousal and child support, and child custody. Going to court, presenting arguments and having a judge make decisions can be...