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Can I Settle My Divorce with Mediation?

Can I Settle My Divorce with MediationOne of the most common questions we get during initial meetings with prospective clients is whether the entire divorce process can be handled through mediation. The answer is yes — absolutely. Divorce mediation is set up to help you navigate the divorce process from start to finish. When you partner with Lesa Koski who is not only a divorce mediator but also has a law degree and brings this experience and expertise to your case
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Navigating A Less Complicated Divorce

Navigating A Less Complicated DivorceBack in the 1970s and 1980s, popular culture was filled with references about the future conveniences that would be normal parts of life in the 2000s and beyond. We were all but promised flying cars and robot servants. While we may not have as many futuristic conveniences as we were promised, one thing that has evolved significantly is the cultural opinions of divorce and the options for the process. Lesa Koski has been a leader in bringing divorce mediation services to the forefront of Minnesota family law, offering compassionate and competent divorce support services to local couples. Divorce can be handled with less stress and emotional difficulty and Lesa can help with this.
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Choosing Between Mediated Divorce Or Litigation?

Rochester Minnesota Divorce MediatorOne of the things that separates a mediated divorce from court-based divorce processes is that divorce mediators are committed to making the divorce process as easy as possible for their clients. While the courts may have individuals who share this commitment, the system is simply not set up to make divorces that proceed through the court system easy, fast or smooth. Lawyers, who represent each
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Virtual Divorce Mediation In 2021

Virtual Mediation In 2021Lesa Koski, founder of a family and civil mediation practice in Stillwater, MN, believes in silver linings. In fact, much of the value and benefit of divorce mediation is based on these silver linings. The dark cloud of a relationship that went awry and resulted in divorce can linger for a long time and have a profound effect on the people involved. Divorce mediation is often the silver lining that shows the divorcing couple that
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Divorce Attorney And Mediator Shares Why I’m In The Business

Divorce Attorney And Mediator Shares Why I'm In The BusinessI am an odd Divorce Attorney for many reasons. One I want to share with you today is this: I believe in marriage. I have been married for 29 years. Now, I could have been divorced. I have grown into a completely different person than I was 29 years ago. My husband was ok with my growth, it probably was painful; And he had to make the choice to grow too. I am unsure how everything would have shook-out if one or neither of us grew.
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Signs You Are Ready For Divorce

Signs You Are Ready For DivorceDivorcing your spouse is one of the most significant decisions that you will make in your lifetime. It is a major life change that is ranked up there in terms of stress level with a death of a loved one, a major illness or a big move. For this kind of decision, you need to know that you are ready for what comes next. Here are some signs that you are ready to move forward with a divorce:
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