Mediation

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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Transformative Mediation | Saint Paul Minnesota

The foundations of transformative mediation are the values of empowerment of each of the parties as much as possible, and recognition by each of the parties of the other parties’ needs, interests, values and...

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Conflict Resolution Center: Minneapolis Minnesota

The mission of the Conflict Resolution Center (CRC) is to: Bring people together to find lasting and effective solutions to conflict.  CRC’s vision is to be the primary community resource for creating opportunity from conflict,...

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Mediation Services for Anoka County – MN

There are a number of organizations that provide community mediation in the Twin Cities.  The Conflict Resolution Center services Minneapolis and suburbs to the south. Community Mediation Services Inc. serves northern and western Hennepin County. ...

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Helpful Operating Assumptions for Co-Parenting | Shoreview Minnesota

After the divorce, there is often a new role to play – that of co-parent with your former spouse.  One helpful way to think about this shift is that after the marriage has ended,...

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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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“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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Divorce Mediation: #5 of 10 Reasons to Aviod Adversarial Divorce Litigation | Forest Lake, MN

  #5.    Unilateral action is fostered, rather than collaborative achievements. “This is my position, and I am going to fight for it…”  When two people take opposing sides on any particular issue in a...

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