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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...

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...

What is Separate Property?

During a marriage, a couple generally makes many shared purchases and co-mingles their finances in many ways. This co-mingling of money creates many complications in the event that the couple decides to get divorced. At this time, their shared property and interests need to be split and divided up.  A couple can do the process...