Divorce mediation is an excellent way to resolve many important issues as you and your spouse untangle your lives. Divorce mediation offers a forum to help you resolve issues such as the division of property, assets and debts, the development of a child custody agreement that works for your entire family, and the determination of whether or not child and/or spousal support is necessary. However, mediation can be just as effective after a divorce is final as it during the divorce process.
Divorce affects all members of a family, not just the couple who has made the difficult decision to divorce. So, as you navigate the divorce process, it is natural (and wise) to think about how to settle your divorce in a way that works best for you, your soon to be ex and your children. After all divorce is one of the most stressful of all life events and your children did not exactly ask for this seismic change. If you live in the Victoria, MN area, you can partner with the team at Johnson Mediation for our family divorce mediation services. Johnson Mediation focuses on you, your family and your future and can help you navigate the divorce process from start to finish in a way that puts
When you got married, you probably never envisioned yourself contemplating a divorce. But, as time goes by, you and your partner may drift apart, are unable to communicate effectively, experience lack of intimacy, high conflict and/or experience other serious problems. If you have come to the realization that divorce is the best next step for you, your spouse and your family you assume that divorce automatically means a lengthy court battle. This could not be further from the truth. You can settle all aspects of your divorce effectively with divorce mediation, rather than litigation. Johnson Mediation specializes in divorce mediation and serves couples in the Eden Prairie, MN area.
Many couples who are struggling in their marriage wrestle with the idea of whether to separate or divorce or try to stay together for the sake of their kids. Every family situation is different and every couple must weigh all the factors and make the best possible decision for their family. Neither decision is easy – staying together when a marriage has deteriorated and has significant conflict can actually do more harm than good where kids are concerned. However, divorce is a huge life change for all involved and can be very difficult to navigate as well. Only you and your spouse can make this decision for your family
Many of us have heard the commonly cited divorce statistic that nearly 50% of all marriages end in divorce. If you are heading into a divorce, this statistic does not capture the raw emotion, the pain and the difficulty related to this decision and the process itself. Fortunately, many couples are finding that divorce mediation is a fair and effective way to settle important decisions without a long, expensive court battle. In fact, the Minnesota Court often requires divorcing couples to use divorce mediation services when have issues. If you work or live in Chanhassen, Minnesota it is strongly suggested
When you make the difficult decision to divorce, it is a given that your family will undergo a significant change. Each member of your family may respond to this change differently, depending on their age, their personality and their emotional maturity. The best way to move forward is to navigate your divorce with cooperation and compromise in mind. A traditional divorce settled in the court system can increase the overall conflict between you and your spouse, while using mediation can lessen the overall conflict and lay a foundation for a positive relationship once your divorce is final.