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Post-Divorce Mediation Maple Wood, Minnesota

Post-Divorce Mediation Maple Wood, MinnesotaPost-divorce mediation can be just as important and necessary as mediation during the divorce process. When you share your life during your marriage, it is impossible to think that all loose ends can be tied up when you sign divorce papers. You may remain connected because of children you share, property or other financial issues. Post-divorce mediation allows you to solve problems and issues that arise after your divorce is final. Read Full Post »

Co-Parenting Agreement Modification

Post-Divorce MediationWhen you have a child, your life changes dramatically in many different ways. One of the most powerful changes is the love that you feel for your child and the connection you develop with your partner. Even if the two of you decide to separate or divorce, your children will always connect you. In addition, your relationship will shift from your marriage to a co-parenting relationship. Read Full Post »

Divorce Mediation Services Washington County, MN

divorce-mediation-services-washington-county-mnDivorce mediation is a process that allows you and your spouse to complete divorce negotiations with the assistance of a divorce mediator, rather than through the court system. A divorce mediator serves a neutral third party to assist with positive and productive discussion about issues such as division of property, child and spousal support, and even custody issues. Mediation is a conflict resolution process, so the overarching goal is to help you and your divorcing spouse find areas of compromise Read Full Post »

Co-Mediation Maplewood, MN

Co-Mediation Maplewood, MNDivorce is complicated and every divorce is different. If you are in the process of a divorce and have decided to pursue mediation as a mechanism for settling important issues like division of property, child custody and spousal maintenance, you might consider co-mediation. Co-mediation utilizes several experts to help you solve the most important and complex parts of your divorce. Read Full Post »

Best Minnesota Divorce Mediator

Best Minnesota Divorce MediatorLesa Koski is an experience and trusted divorce mediator, whose goal is to help couples navigate divorce with minimal conflict. As society changes, so too do our attitudes about such things as divorce. Divorce is not only a more common occurrence in our society, it has become more accepted. As a result, the process of getting a divorce has changed. Couples no longer must employ lawyers and fight it out in the court system. Divorce mediation has become a viable option for settling aspects of a divorce without a court battle. In Fact, Minnesota courts have court ordered couples to go to mediation. Couples who work with Lesa Koski find that their interests are well represented, their positions understood, and their conflicts more likely to be resolved. Lesa Koski focuses on fairness and good communication to help couples find their way forward. Read Full Post »

If I File for Divorce First do I get Custody?

If I File for Divorce First do I get Custody?Are you ready to file for divorce and want to have physical and legal custody of the children? Staying in the home with your soon to be ex-spouse for the sake of the children may work for some families but not for all. Children can be affected by living in a negative atmosphere in which parents are often fighting. Read Full Post »

Divorce Mediator Lake Elmo, MN

Divorce Mediator Lake Elmo, MNOne of the most widely held assumptions about divorce is that you and your spouse must let the court decide your fate about important issues such as division of assets, child custody and spousal maintenance. While this is one option for settling your divorce, mediation has become another popular, viable and effective option that you may want to consider. Using a divorce mediator rather than the court system can save you time, money and emotional energy. Read Full Post »

Spousal Maintenance Mediation Stillwater, MN

Divorce is unsettling and difficult for many reasons. Your life has been intertwined with your spouse for many years. Your finances are a good example – you and your spouse may have had an understanding during your marriage that one of you would work while the other would focus on the home (and/or perhaps the children). You may be concerned about how you will live independently after divorce Read Full Post »

Divorce Mediation Specialist Mahtomedi, MN

Divorce Mediation Specialist Mahtomedi, MNWith nearly 50% of all marriages ending in divorce, the court system can get backed up, making the process of settling your divorce long and difficult. Mediation offers an alternative option for settling your divorce, and the Minnesota court system actually encourages you and your divorcing spouse to investigate this option before going through the courts. Lesa Koski is a divorce mediation specialist serving the Mahtomedi, MN area with 20 years of mediation experience. Read Full Post »

How Does a Divorce Work With a Child in Minnesota?

Child Custody in MinnesotaIf you see divorce on the horizon and have children, it is important to understand that you are not alone. Millions of children under the age of 18 live in a single-parent household. Working with MN Family Law Attorney, Lesa Koski can give you the confidence that your rights are being protected and that the welfare of your children are a high priority. Your family situation may be best resolved with an agreement for temporary custody, joint custody or primary physical custody of the child/children. Disagreements on child custody, spousal maintenance or child support can be worked out in court or through mediation. Read Full Post »