Divorces are one of the most challenging aspects of family law. When you’re going through a divorce, whether it’s contentious or not, it’s stressful, emotionally draining, and can be financially taxing. Adding to all of that, there is almost always disagreement between divorcing parties over who gets what or who pays how much for alimony or who gets to see the children when. Don’t be alarmed by how many questions your divorce will force you to answer; there is a way to reach a divorce agreement without the conflict, time, money, and stress of a courtroom divorce. With divorce mediation, you can avoid many of the harrowing aspects of divorce and reach a simple agreement to put an end to your marriage. If that sounds like the better alternative to battling through your divorce, Kallemeyn and Kallemeyn is here to help. As divorce mediation professionals for Coon Rapids, Anoka, Blaine, Andover, and Ham Lake, MN, and serving the entire Twin Cities area, we want to help make your divorce as smooth as possible. Read Full Post
In many areas of divorce law, child custody seems as if it’s a battle. There seems to be a winner and a loser, a right and a wrong. It’s almost as if there is no chance for a grey area. While in some cases this may be true, it doesn’t always have to be. At Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, we put our efforts into a child focused custody agreement and place the needs of the child at the forefront of the decision making process. When a divorce or even a loss happens, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of child custody and legal guardianship. To have custody of a child means that you have a legal obligation to protect, care, and make decisions on their behalf. There are several different subgroups of child custody that can come into play. Read Full Post
Has conflict developed between you and your spouse? Are you going through a divorce or tough breakup where neutral guidance from a third party may be beneficial? If you reside in Blaine, Coon Rapids, Anoka or Andover, MN, our team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, PLLC is your trusted neutral divorce mediator that can help you get to a resolution without involving the court system.
As a Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota Rules of Practice, Lisa Kallemeyn has the credentials to back up her mediation services. Over the years, she’s been able to help individuals in Minnesota come to resolution with all sorts of issues tied to a divorce or breakup dating back to 1987. Read Full Post
Divorce is complicated and if you have children, it can be extremely difficult to find solutions for how your kids will spend their time with each parent. Many parents have a really tough time seeing their children less after a divorce is final. Child custody issues can cause significant conflict between a divorcing couple and finding a legal team that can represent your interests is an important step to moving forward toward a solution. If you live in Blaine, Anoka, or Coon Rapids, Minnesota, and you have questions about a child-custody issue, contact the legal team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn. We have extensive experience in all issues pertaining to child custody and will be happy to lend it to you and your unique circumstances. Read Full Post
Lisa Kallemeyn focuses her entire practice on family law and has more than twenty years of experience helping couples in the Blaine, Anoka and Coon Rapids, MN area find a way through the many aspects of a divorce in the healthiest way possible. Lisa understands that every divorce is unique and every family undergoes a huge transition that can be difficult, emotional and trying. Divorce does not always bring out the best in us, but with help and support navigating the process, it can be done in a healthy way. Read Full Post
If you live in the state of Minnesota and are going through a divorce, you have likely already been made aware that you should first seek an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) before moving forward with a court case to settle the terms of your divorce. And, if you have done any research on what this process entails, you may have stumbled onto the term “qualified neutral” and wonder what this actually means. A “neutral” is an individual or organization who provides an Alternative Dispute Resolution service. This is very often divorce mediation, which is a highly successful tool to settle common and complex issues in a divorce settlement. Neutrals who are on the State Court Administrator’s Rule 114 Neutral Roster are “qualified neutrals.” This means that the court system sees these professionals as trained and capable of providing these mediation services to those in the MN area. Read Full Post