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
If you and your spouse have made the difficult decision to divorce, you may have many questions about the path forward. The logistics of a divorce can be complicated, as you and your soon to be ex-spouse must make many important decisions about your future. You may assume that you will have to go to court in order to settle the terms of your divorce. While this is one option for resolving the terms of your divorce, the Minnesota courts actually encourage couples to first try to settle the disputes related to your divorce using alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, such as divorce mediation instead of going through the traditional court system. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can help you determine the best path for you and your divorcing spouse and assist you in the decision Read Full Post
Family law includes a wide range of legal issues including divorce, child custody, child support, adoption issues, step-parent adoption, and grandparents rights. Family law issues are by nature sensitive and personal because they focus on issues that involve your children, your family and your marriage. If you find yourself in need of legal support for a family law issue that is affecting you and your loved ones, consider partnering with Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, PLLC. Our team can help you through this difficult time by providing traditional divorce legal services or Divorce mediation services, depending on what best meets your Divorce situation needs. Read Full Post
One important aspect of divorce that can sneak up on a divorcing couple is the division of property and debt. On one hand, dividing debt and property is central to our understanding of divorce, but on the other hand, it tends to be dealt with only after the more interpersonal dynamics have been addressed and conflict is high. But dividing debt and property is not only a symbolic representation of divorce; it can serve as the mechanism that provides finality to a couple’s decision to divorce. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can help you prepare for all aspects of your divorce, and our team has the expertise and experience to help you work through the potentially difficult tasks associated with property and debt division.
Equitable Division of Property in a Divorce
In a divorce, it is natural to think about which of you will take sole possession of the items you have accumulated as a couple. Read Full Post
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