Family Law Mediation Anoka County MN

Family Law Mediation Anoka County MNFamily law encompasses many different issues including divorce, adoption, custody and abuse.  It is a unique field of law in that it deals with extremely sensitive, personal matters and a court ruling directly impacts the day to day lives of an entire family.  Partnering with a family law attorney that understands the complexities, emotions and sensitivities of your case is critical to getting the legal representation that you need.  Lisa Kallemeyn of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn specializes in family law in Anoka County, MN and can help you and your family navigate many difficult issues including: Read Full Post

An Artist with Minnesota Ties Speaks to Young Adults About their Parents’ Separation

A relatively new book, titled Broken Circle- Children of Divorce and Separation, by Karen Klein, who graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts, has written and provided the photographs for young adults who talk about their experience with their parents’ divorce/separation.  The link to its purchase can be found at http://www.amazon.com/Broken-Circle-Children-Divorce-Separation/dp/1492892254/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1389884855&sr=1-1&keywords=broken+circle+children+of+divorce+and+separation.  The book is beautifully photographed and lets the young adults speak in their own words about their experiences. This book does not have an agenda of disrespecting separating parents, but rather gives many perspectives from young adults about growing up with separating/separated parents.  Some view the separation as good, others do not.  In any event, it is a good reminder to parents that their actions impact their children’s lives far beyond preteen and adolescent years. This is a good book for family law attorneys to review and for mediators to consider having around so that parents can gain this perspective.  Mediation works much better if parents’ goals are aligned to lessen the negative impact of their separation on their...

Divorce Attorney in Coon Rapids MN Recommends Reading “The Case for Forgiveness in Legal Disputes”

One of the nice things about being around for a while is that I have met a lot of really nice people who periodically update me (and everyone else on their email list) with interesting articles and insights.  One of those people is Nancy Zalusky Berg, who decided that all of us would be better served if we read an article by Eileen Barker titled “The Case for Forgiveness in Legal Disputes”.  She is a family law mediator in California and has some terrific things to say about mediation, divorce, and the human psyche in general.  The article is 35 pages long, and well worth reading. Much of the time, people who use me as a mediator are not yet in a place where they can forgive, but I really do think it is a good idea.   California and Minnesota tend to be on the cutting edge of a lot of ADR processes, and this is another...

Divorce Attorney in Coon Rapids MN Recommends Reading “The Case for Forgiveness in Legal Disputes”

One of the nice things about being around for a while is that I have met a lot of really nice people who periodically update me (and everyone else on their email list) with interesting articles and insights.  One of those people is Nancy Zalusky Berg, who decided that all of us would be better served if we read an article by Eileen Barker titled “The Case for Forgiveness in Legal Disputes”.  She is a family law mediator in California and has some terrific things to say about mediation, divorce, and the human psyche in general.  The article is 35 pages long, and well worth reading. Much of the time, people who use me as a mediator are not yet in a place where they can forgive, but I really do think it is a good idea.   California and Minnesota tend to be on the cutting edge of a lot of ADR processes, and this is another...
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