Grandparents are an extremely important part of a child’s life. This foundational relationship is especially critical during periods of high stress and difficulty. Divorce is one of the most difficult and stressful life events, for the couple and their children as well as their extended family. Emotions are high and there are times when a child’s grandparents are forgotten and not respected during this difficult time. In the state of Minnesota, parents do not have any obligation to grant grandparents visitation rights. 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
The legal team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn are experts in Family and Divorce Law. One important, but sometimes neglected and/or overlooked aspect of Family and Divorce Law is prenuptial agreements. Many people enter marriage with idealized hopes for a perfect relationship. But even the strongest relationships experience times of difficulty and turmoil, and when couples are struck by unexpected problems that lead to divorce, many regret not putting a prenuptial agreement in place prior to their marriage. We want you to know that you can maintain your idealized hopes for your marriage and also be prepared for the possibility of future difficulties in your relationship. 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
There are times when divorced parents need to change the amount of child support being paid, and the team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn is experienced and qualified to help you make those adjustments. Child support is one of the most important aspects of a divorce agreement. Unfortunately, finalizing your divorce does not always mean that all questions about child support are easily or permanently answered. If you need to make an adjustment to your child-support agreement, you will need to file a legal motion with the court. Read Full Post