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Early Neutral Evaluation Woodbury, MN

Early Neutral Evaluation Woodbury, MNFamilies 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 »

Elder Law Planning Attorney

Mn and WI Elder Law Planning AttorneyAs we age, we realize more and more that there are certain things in life we have to plan for. While you can leave some things to chance, your health and well being aren’t one of them. Lesa Koski is an elder law attorney who specializes in medical assistance planning, guardianship, conservatorship, estate planning, and health care directives. This also includes designating power of attorney and writing a living will. If you want to secure your future and ensure your loved ones have guidelines to follow, Lesa Koski can help. You’ll also rest easy knowing you’re giving yourself and your loved ones peace of mind. No one will have to guess what your wishes are, and they can be carried our seamlessly, no matter what. Read Full Post »

Domestic Partners Mediation in Stillwater

domestic-partners-mediation-servicesDomestic partnerships aren’t exactly simple to dissolve. While divorces are more legally binding, domestic partnerships can be just as complicated – if not more complicated – to untangle. If you and your partner are separating from a domestic partnership, you’ll likely need help working through the legal aspects of your separation. Read Full Post »

What If There Are Child Issues After My Divorce Is Final?

Child Issues After DivorceBeing a parent is one of the most fulfilling life-long relationships. Parenting with your spouse can be challenging, but co-parenting after divorce can be even more difficult if your ex-spouse and you do not see eye to eye. If you are experiencing child issues after divorce, post-divorce mediation could provide a real solution. An experienced mediator like Lesa Koski can differentiate between a spiteful disagreement and a valid challenge to the terms of the divorce Read Full Post »

Domestic Partners Separation

Domestic Partners SeparationIf you and your domestic partner have decided to separate, the details can be just as complex and emotionally difficult as if you were dissolving a marriage. Just like a married couple, you may be faced with untangling a long life together and need to determine how best to divide your belongings, financial assets and debts. Read Full Post »


ConservatorshipIn 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 »

Health Care Directive Woodbury, MN

 Woodbury Health Care Directive AttorneyGoing 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 »

Child Support Mediation Help After a Divorce

Child Support Mediation Help After a DivorceChild support is one of the most important issues during the divorce mediation process. While it is an obvious focus during a divorce settlement, it is also important to realize that the conclusion of a divorce mediation process does not always mean that all problems related to child support go away. Many issues can come up related to child support after a divorce has been finalized. Lesa Koski is a trained and experienced divorce mediator who specializes in helping families resolve these type of problems both during and after divorce. Read Full Post »

Family Legal Help

LesaKoskiLaw_LogoDivorce is a difficult experience for the adults who are going through it, and we should never forget that it is likely to be even more difficult for children of divorce. Children count on their parents to help them understand the world around them, and when something confusing and scary like divorce occurs, they will need your reassurance. But if you are not prepared to help them—either because of the confusion your divorce is causing you or because of legal issues with which you have no direct experience—a qualified mediator or family lawyer like Lesa Koski will be essential to helping you solve those problems. Lesa Koski is a lawyer who can provide either family law services or mediation services for the community of Woodbury, MN. If you are going through a divorce, or have recently finalized a divorce, and you have issues of a legal nature that are affecting your family, you should strongly consider contacting Lesa Koski. Her vast expertise in the area of Family Law means that she will almost certainly be able to help you with the issues you are dealing with. Read Full Post »