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Tips For Reducing The Stress Of Your Divorce

Tips For Reducing The Stress Of Your DivorceThere is no denying the fact that getting a divorce is extremely stressful for all involved. There is no way to anticipate what it will feel like, so the best strategy is to go through the process with your eyes open, looking forward (not back) and focusing on reducing the stress where you can. Here are some tips for finding ways to lessen the stress as you navigate the divorce process
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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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Mediator For Unmarried Parents And Domestic Partners

Mediator For Unmarried Parents and Domestic PartnersThere are many reasons why couples decide not to get married, and this includes couples who have been together for many years or even decades. For some, the idea of marriage is an antiquated notion and for others it is an unnecessary complication to a relationship that is working fine without the legalities. This choice is very personal and, of course, just as valid as the choice to marry for other couples. Lesa Koski respects these personal choices and can help you navigate legal issues regardless of your situation. Lesa understands that the choice not to marry is not free of responsibilities, complications, and difficulties. The choice not to get married does not guarantee that your relationship will not change in the future. The process of mediation can all be done online as well.
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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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Female Family Law Mediator

Female Family Law MediatorFamily issues and conflict have certainly not disappeared just because we have been going through a global pandemic. In fact, for some families, the stress of the pandemic has made already stressful and high conflict situations even more difficult. There are ways to resolve the family issues you are facing, with help, support and guidance. Lesa Koski is a family law mediator who has dedicated her career to helping families navigate difficult issues with less conflict
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Coping With The End Of Your Marriage

Coping With The End Of Your Marriage The benefits of divorce mediation are better known than ever before, but we still want to inform people who do not understand that there is a more affordable and less painful option available to them. The decision to divorce one’s spouse can come out of nowhere, especially when one spouse discovers that the other spouse is having an extramarital affair. While we never pass judgment on people who decide to seek divorce
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Do Courts Support Virtual Divorce Filing?

Do Courts Support Virtual Divorce FilingThis has been a year filled with stress, anxiety, fear, and uncertainty. Families have been under significant strain and for many, this stress is on top of already existing problems. If you were considering separating or moving toward divorce before the pandemic, you may have put your plans on hold as we all hunkered down and limited our risk of exposure. You may be surprised to learn that the Minnesota and Wisconsin’s court systems are actually encouraging couples
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Mediation Services in 2021

Mediation Services in 2021A new year fills us with the promise of hope. Especially after a rough 2020, many of us are looking forward to a clean slate, the end of fellow Americans suffering from COVID-19, the end of restrictions from the pandemic, and a potential return to normal life. Others may see the promise of 2021 as a time to finally make some much needed life changes as well. Lesa Koski is a divorce mediator serving those in Minnesota and Wisconsin and can help you navigate issues like divorce
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Compassionate Divorce Mediation Services in MN and WI

Compassionate Mediation Services in MN and WIWhen you have a conflict within your family unit, it can be extremely difficult on all involved. Going through the courts to resolve it can unfortunately add fuel to the fire so to speak, often adding additional stress and conflict to an already sensitive issue. Mediation is uniquely suited to help families resolve these types of issues, often reducing the conflict and encouraging collaboration. Mediation also allows for compassion, trust, communication and understanding in a way that the court system is simply not set up for. Lesa Koski offers compassionate and highly effective
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