Divorce mediation is a wonderful option for many couples. Divorce mediation works for people who want to save money and control the outcome of their divorce agreement. In divorce mediation both parties must be willing to work together. When couples are respectful and willing to communicate they come up with an amicable agreement. If you are considering divorce mediation, please contact Minnesota mediator, Lesa Koski. Lesa Koski is happy to meet for a free consultation that will give you the nuts and bolts of divorce mediation in Minnesota.
Benefits: One important benefit of divorce mediation is that it is non-confrontational. The divorce agreement becomes one that both parties have created together. Even when the issues are heated, Lesa Koski, the mediator is a trained professional who assist in the positive flow of information. Having a trained mediator helps shape the agreement into what both parties desire. Thus there is no third party making a divorce decision for the couple. Mediation is less expensive than a divorce court proceeding.
Process: Mediation Specialists Lesa Koski will meet with you for an initial consultation. There is no charge for this consult. It is a time for you and your spouse to investigate the Mediation process and decide if it is the right process for you. At this consultation Lesa Koski will introduce you and your soon to be ex spouse to the mediation process. Lesa will explain how mediation works and help you decide if mediation is the right choice for you. During the initial meeting Ms. Koski will go over her mediation agreement and give you an informational form along with a stamped return envelope. When both parties agree mediation is the right choice for them; this form is taken home to complete and promptly mailed to Lesa Koski at 836 Minnesota Street, Bayport, MN 55003.
Prior to the initial meeting Lesa Koski will review the informational form each new client completed; thus Ms. Koski will have factual information to help lead the direction of the mediation session. This meeting will take place in a quiet, private setting overlooking the beautiful St. Croix River. Each party will begin by briefly sharing their information and possible issues for discussion. Each session is unique and divorce issues will be discussed in their own sequence.
The parties can expect to draft a Joint Memorandum of Agreement for Marriage Dissolution. This agreement will be comprehensive. If there are minor children involved a Parenting Plan will be included with this Memorandum of Agreement. The couples will decide child custody, child support and many other pertinent unique issues. The agreement addresses marital property division and spousal maintenance.