If you and your spouse have made the difficult decision to divorce and want to use mediation to settle the terms, it is critically important to understand how the role of the mediator and process works. A divorce mediator works with you and your divorcing spouse to settle important aspects of a divorce Read Full Post »
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Families who are looking for a more efficient path to conflict resolution may want to consider working with an Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) professional. An experienced family law professional such as a family law attorney will serve as a neutral evaluator to address conflicts with parenting time, finances and custody. Either pathway through Social Early Neutral Evaluation (SENE) or Financial Early Neutral Evaluation (FENE) can provide compassionate solutions. As a Family Law Attorney, Lesa Koski provides excellent communication skills that are so very vital to the successful ENE process.
During an Initial Case Management Conference (ICMC) the court may specify that each party participate in a form of Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE). The order may call for Financial ENE, Social ENE or both. Read Full Post »
In some legal cases when an individual cannot care for him/herself and/or manage his or her finances, the court can appoint a conservator to act as a responsible party on their behalf. This is most often a result of illness, injury, or some other type of disability. A conservator focuses their efforts on taking care of someone’s finances – not their healthcare or non-monetary decisions. Read Full Post »
Going through each stage of your life, you’ve take certain steps to ensure you’re planning for your future. You plan for college, save up money to buy a home, plan for your retirement, and save for your children. As you move past retirement age, the next phase of planning brings you to elder law. Elder law can be confusing and trying, and everyone will want to plan for their future differently. Read Full Post »