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Should You Give Your Co-Parent a Christmas Gift?

December is the season for gift-giving. When Christmas comes around, kids and adults alike enjoy wrapping and giving gifts to loved ones and family. After a breakup, your former spouse or partner probably isn’t at the top of your “nice list”. B… Read More
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How to Make Mediation Work

Most Minnesota divorce and custody disputes end up in mediation at some point. Sometimes the parties choose to use mediation to avoid the time and expense of a lengthy court battle. In other cases, a family law judge will refer the case to mediation… Read More
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How Long Does Collaborative Divorce Take?

If you and your spouse have committed to avoiding hostility as you end your marriage, you may be looking at collaborative divorce as an alternative to traditional divorce litigation. But before you decide whether collaborative divorce is right for yo… Read More
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Tips for Co-Parenting Kids with Active School Schedules

The school year is getting started, and for many families, that means school sports, clubs, and other extracurricular activities are getting under way. Managing kids’ active school schedules is hard enough for households with two parents. After a s… Read More
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Co-Parents: Make Decisions on Enrolling Your Child in School Together

It’s Back-to-School time. If this year you find yourself arguing with your co-parent about where your child should be attending classes, it may feel like you are spiralling toward a court battle. The good news is there are tools you can use to make… Read More
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Mediation vs Collaborative Divorce: What’s the Difference?

When you are considering your options for ending your marriage with respect and dignity, all the terms around divorce can get confusing. If you know you and your spouse are committed to keeping things friendly, you may want to consider mediation or c… Read More
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Dividing Property in a Minnesota Divorce

When your marriage is over and it is time for you and your spouse to go your separate ways, all your collective property will need to be divided between yours and theirs. Dividing property in a Minnesota divorce is a question of fairness, but it can… Read More
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Preparing Your Summer Parenting Time Plan

The end of the school year is right around the corner. If you are waiting until the last minute to work out your summer parenting time plan, you could be setting yourself up for conflict, and your children up for disappointment. Find out what you can… Read More
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What Makes Collaborative Divorce Different From Going to Court?

You and your spouse have decided it is time to part company. You know divorce is in the future and you are exploring your options. Now you’ve come across something called “collaborative divorce” that might work for you. But what is it? What mak… Read More
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Can You Resolve Your Minnesota Divorce Property Division Yourself?

When it comes time to separate, married couples often have trouble dividing “mine” from “yours”. Find out how Minnesota divorce property division works, and how you can avoid heading to court to fight over your assets. In this blog post I wil… Read More
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