If you share children and have made the very difficult decision to divorce, it is important to understand that the lives of you and your former spouse will forever be intricately connected because of your kids. Signing your divorce papers may be the official end to your marriage, but it is just the beginning of a new phase of your relationship – co-parenting. Co-parenting is the act of sharing all of the duties of parenting your children, after a couple has separated or divorced. Co-parenting can last for many years, depending on the age of your children and, as you might expect, can be complicated as you and your former spouse may not always agree Read Full Post
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Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, PLLC, provides comprehensive divorce legal services for our clients. One important component of those services is making modifications to child-custody agreements after divorces have been finalized. The stress of divorce can make it difficult to think far enough ahead to account potential issues that might come up requiring changes to your child support agreement. Once you realize that you need a modification and are inclined to feel stressed by uncertainty about how to proceed Read Full Post
Navigating the divorce process can be extremely difficult. Emotion is high and conflict between you and your divorcing spouse may be even higher. Settling a divorce including dividing property, assets and debts, developing a custody agreement (also known as a parenting plan) and determining whether child and/or spousal support is necessary. Partnering with a strong divorce attorney can help you get through the process so that you can move forward with your life. The team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn has extensive experience in family law Read Full Post
If you and your divorcing spouse have decided to pursue divorce mediation to settle your divorce rather than proceeding through the courts, you have many choices when it comes to picking your mediator. How do you choose a mediator that will be a good fit for you? One of the most important factors for the success of the mediation process is finding someone that you trust and that you connect with. Being comfortable with your divorce mediator allows you to open up in an honest and real way, which encourages both parties to find long term solutions that will work. Read Full Post
If you have decided to pursue mediation as a tool to settle the terms of your divorce, it is important to find a divorce mediator that is a good fit for you and your soon to be ex-spouse. Finding the best divorce mediator for your case can help you find areas of compromise and will be a key to the success of the process.
How to Choose the Best Mediator for You? Once you identify a short list of potential mediators then it is wise to actually set up time to meet with 2-3 mediators to determine which one you feel is the best divorce mediator for your situation Read Full Post
When you think of calling a law firm for help settling a divorce, you may assume that your case will become a court battle. However, this is not necessarily the case. The legal team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn helps many couples settle all aspects of your divorce without a lengthy and costly court battle. Divorce mediation is a highly effective tool to settle issues including division of property, child and/or spousal support and child custody issues. Lisa Kallemeyn is a family law mediator and has devoted her entire legal career to family law. Read Full Post