Divorce

Disentangling is the key to Divorce | Vadnais Heights, MN

Whether you have been married for two years or twenty, at the time of divorce there are many things to disentangle. Major aspects to attend to will include: finances, living situation, emotions, communication, and...

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Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Process: The Good Divorce | Saint Paul, MN

A Good Divorce is not an oxymoron.  It is a a very real possibility. There are so many horror stories about ugly divorce processes that some people wonder if a “good divorce” is possible. ...

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Divorce Advice: Take care of yourselves | Saint Paul, Minnesota

Empathetic help through the divorce process from Dorman Mediation. Here is an email that was sent to a client in June of 2013. Dear X & Y, It seemed like the realities of life-after-divorce were...

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Divorce does not have to be a dirty word | Roseville Minnesota

Excerpts from an article by Rachel M. Anderson Mediators help couples resolve differences When they were first married, 21 years ago, life was good for Becky and Kurt who live in the Twin Cities. ...

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Seven Keys to Successfully Navigating the Whitewater of Divorce | Maplewood Minnesota

Going through divorce presents hazards as dangerous as navigating whitewater on a river.  Whitewater on a river is created when there is a combination of three things: 1) Water is rushing faster than usual because...

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Post-Divorce Checklist | Twin Cities Minnesota

There are so many details to remember when you are restructuring your family and finances.  Here is a valuable checklist of tasks to complete within 3-6 months of your divorce being finalized. Divorce Decree Obtain...

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“Christian” Divorce? | Arden Hills, Minnesota

There are two very different things people may be seeking when they are looking for a Christian Divorce.  One that makes me extremely wary… and the other that can be a gift to all...

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Ground Rules to “Keep it Friendly” in Mediation | North Oaks, MN

1. We shall take turns speaking and not interrupt each other. 2. We shall first names when referring to people – not “he” or “she.” 3. We shall not blame, attack, or engage in...

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Home Valuation during a Divorce: Blaine, Minnesota

When dividing property in a divorce, one of the most challenging facts to determine is the home valuation.   In a free market economy, the value of the home is determined by the buyer and...

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Tax Implications and Deductions after Divorce | Coon Rapids Minnesota

Divorce is a stressful experience and decision making is often complicated by heightened emotions. It’s critical that divorced individuals discuss their tax plans with their ex-spouses before filing their returns, in order to avoid...

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