While Johnson Mediation specializes in helping couples avoid the difficulties associated with court-based divorces by comprehensive mediation services, there are times when one member of a divorcing couple needs the assistance of a divorce coach. This need can arise when your spouse is not as invested in settling the terms of your divorce in an amicable way. If your spouse is resistant to the idea of mediated divorce and seems intent on contesting your divorce, Johnson Mediation’s divorce coaching service can be of great help to you.
There probably are not many statements more obvious than, “ending a significant relationship is difficult.” Major transitions in relationships—divorce for married couples and separation for non-married partners—is difficult in the best of circumstances. If you and your partner are not married but are in need of assistance with your separation process, Johnson Mediation can help you. We can be especially helpful to you if you share children. Located in Chanhassen, Minnesota, we have help many couples separate and go on with their lives.
If you have a spousal support agreement that needs to be modified for any reason and live in Minnesota, Johnson Mediation can help you. Legal processes, such as divorce, can convey to individuals that legal documents are difficult to change. Those involved in the creation of legal documents should do everything possible to ensure that they are accurate and lasting, but there are occasions when individual circumstances change, leading to the need for documents to be modified.
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
Johnson Mediation provides trusted parenting consultant services to divorcing couples in Carver County, Minnesota. If you are in the process of divorce, or have recently divorced, and you need help with issues related to your children, our parenting consultant services may be of great help to you. It can be difficult to reach an agreement with your former spouse about how to raise your children after your divorce is finalized. It is common for parents to find that they have differing, even conflicting, points of view about issues related to their kids’ education, health care, faith traditions, extracurricular activities, holidays, and many other issues that can appear out of nowhere.
Divorce mediation is accurately described as a viable and desirable alternative to traditional court-based divorce proceedings. What tends to go along with this description of mediation is the belief that mediated divorce is for divorcing couples who have simple relationships, simple finances, and are relatively low in conflict. Divorce mediation, as provided by Johnson Mediation, is not limited to marriages that are ending amicably and whose lives are not further complicated by extensive financial holdings. At Johnson Mediation, we have the capability of serving couples whose marriages can be described as ‘complicated,’ in virtually every way.
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
If you have made the tough decision to divorce and are a parent, much of your stress, concern and even anxiety is centered around how custody will be settled. Child custody is often the most difficult and stressful aspects of a divorce settlement. Nearly all parents struggle thinking about not seeing their child (or children) as often after a divorce. While this difficulty cannot be taken away, mediation is a tool that can be used to create the best possible solution for all. Johnson Mediation specializes in child custody mediation in Carver County, Minnesota and can help you and your family make decisions that put your children first.
If you and your spouse have children and have made the difficult decision to divorce, it is critically important to keep the needs of your children at the heart of every decision you make. You may feel extreme anger, sadness, frustration, disappointment about the loss of your marriage, but none of this is your children’s fault. It is unfortunately very easy to let those intense emotions impact your kids. Child first mediation is a highly effective tool that can empower you and your ex to come up with ways to settle your divorce without furthering the conflict and adversarial nature of your relationship.
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.