If you are familiar with the mediation process, you probably know that you can settle important issues, including the terms of your divorce via mediation rather than going to court. This can be appealing to many couples who are looking for a way forward that takes less time and brings less of a financial impact. You may wonder, however, if your mediator can also finalize your divorce paperwork once the process is complete, or if that must be completed separately. Lisa Kallemeyn of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, PLLC is both a divorce mediator and a divorce attorney and can provide support for you and your family from the beginning of the process to the very end. Read Full Post
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When you and your spouse have made the very difficult decision to pursue a divorce, next steps in the legal process can be overwhelming. One of the first steps in the process is to decide how you would like to settle the terms of your divorce. In Minnesota, you have two primary options for this and the legal team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, PLLC, can help you navigate either process. Read Full Post
An Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) is a process that can provide divorcing parents clarity about the social and financial components of divorce. When the process is conducted by a qualified neutral evaluator, early neutral evaluation can be a catalyst for negotiation and settlement of remaining questions between you and your divorcing spouse. The role of the qualified neutral evaluator is to facilitate discussion that leads to resolution of the issues that remain between you and your divorcing spouse. 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 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