Apr
27

Tips Before Seeking a Divorce

Sometimes, despite your best efforts, getting a divorce from your spouse is the only option you have. But it’s a big decision – not something you should just jump into feet first.

The truth is, there is a lot to understand about the divorce process. There’s also a lot of information, some not very accurate, floating around about divorce, which can make things more complicated to understand.

Just as with other situations in life, each divorce case is different. But in general, there are factors you should be aware of before seeking a divorce. Read on to find out what those things are.

Things to Avoid

There are some things you do not want to do, even if you know [...]

Apr
14

Common Myths About Child Support

Child support: There’s plenty of information out there from many different sources – and not all of them are exactly trustworthy. You’ve likely heard the term “child support” or even seen it as a factor in your own separation and divorce, so it’s a term that’s familiar to many people. Pile on top of that how much is heard in the media about the topic, and often, “facts” are stated when they simply aren’t true.

Child support may be commonplace, but that doesn’t stop myths about it from being circulated and widely believed. These misconceptions can be damaging to everyone involved in the case, so it’s important to separate fact from fiction. Understand child support myths so you can take [...]

Feb
17

Mediators: What To Look for in your MN Divorce

Many people fear that divorce will be a long, contentious, drawn-out process in the courts. Fortunately, that is simply not true in many cases. Why? Because many of those going through a divorce choose a mediator to help them settle out of court before it has to go to trial.

The truth is that using a mediator can help you and your soon-to-be-ex resolve issues in your divorce outside of the courtroom. Seeking resolution in this way has an impact on the case and your experience in the divorce process. So, while divorce is never exactly a pleasant thing, using a mediator can make it far less hostile and just a little easier.

Here’s what you need to know about [...]