When you say your vows, you imagine a long, happy life with your spouse. For many, however, this reality simply does not materialize and a couple realizes that they are better off apart. Many things can change during your relationship – communication can become strained, financial stress can cause conflict, the addition of children can change the dynamic between you and your spouse, or infidelity can cause a serious break. When you find yourself ready to proceed with a divorce, a divorce mediator can help you navigate the process in a more positive and healthier way than traditional litigation. Johnson Mediation offers comprehensive divorce mediation services for Minnesota couples who are ready to end their marriage and begin a new chapter of their lives.
If you have made the decision to settle the terms of your divorce with divorce mediation rather than engaging in a long and costly court battle, you are probably already aware of some of the many benefits. Divorce mediation can take a matter of weeks to months, rather than months to years and can cost many thousands of dollars less than litigation. No matter what, your divorce will still be stressful and can leave you feeling overwhelmed.
Divorce tends to make your life feel chaotic and out of control. As a result, it can be difficult to even see that there is an option for settling the important aspect of your divorce that is NOT a long and expensive court battle. This alternative is divorce mediation. Divorce mediation is a specialty of Johnson Mediation. We work closely with local couples who have decided to end their marriages, guiding them toward finding equitable and fair solutions to issues that have led them to this important decision.
Divorce is one of the most difficult and stressful experiences an individual can face. There are ways to mitigate the stress of divorce, including deciding to pursue mediation as a way to settle the important terms to end your marriage. Johnson Mediation specializes in divorce mediation and can help you navigate this difficult process. Our team offers comprehensive divorce mediation services for divorcing couples in Hennepin County, MN. We can reduce the stress of divorce by offering an alternative to court-based divorce processes.
Movies and TV very often portray divorce as highly contentious and adversarial, often with scenes of a bitter and contested court battle. These images give us the impression that divorce is all about winning or losing, about anger and sometimes even revenge. In reality, divorce can look entirely different for a couple that is ready to separate. Mediation is an excellent and highly effective way to resolve the important issues in a divorce.
Nearly all divorces are complicated. When you have spent years of your life together as a couple, it can be extremely difficult to separate your possessions, financial assets and to determine a parenting plan (or custody arrangement) for your children. It is a common myth that a complicated and potentially adversarial divorce can only be settled using the court system and litigation. However, even the most complicated divorce can be settled using divorce mediation. Johnson Mediation specializes in offering effective and affordable divorce mediation services, whether your divorce is relatively simple or very complex.
Facing the end of a marriage is difficult. The stress of divorce can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there is an alternative to court-based divorce processes that can help facing the end of your marriage feel less stressful. Divorce Mediation has helped many couples in recent years avoid the cost and difficulty of courtroom divorces, and Johnson Mediation has been a leader in the field of mediated divorce.
If you and your spouse have decided to divorce, you may have more questions than answers. Divorce is widely known as one of the most stressful life events and the divorce process can seem daunting and overwhelming. Johnson Mediation specializes in helping couples navigate the divorce process from start to finish. Here are some commonly asked questions about divorce, answered. MN Divorce FAQ’s: How long does the divorce process take? The divorce process can take as little as 6-12 weeks to 12-18 months. This depends on whether you choose mediation or traditional litigation for your divorce.
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.
When the dust settles from your divorce, you may assume that the most difficult part of the process is over. After all, you have divided the property that you shared, made decisions about child custody and even negotiated the terms for child and/or spousal maintenance payments. However, many divorced couples find out very quickly that learning how to effectively co-parent can be one of the biggest challenges you face in the entire process of living separate lives. You may have divorced your spouse, but you are still both responsible for the care of your children as well as decisions about their future.