Mediation in Minnesota Family Law Cases

Mediation in Minnesota Family Law Cases

What is Family Mediation?  Mediation is an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process. Under Minnesota General Rules of Practice 114.02, mediation is defined as “a forum in which a third party neutral facilitates communication between parties to promote settlement. A mediator may not impose his or…

Top Issues – Minnesota Family Law Appeals

In some Family Law cases, the Judge or Referee assigned to the case makes a decision that may not adequately address the legal issues presented.  When a party feels that a Judicial decision constitutes an abuse of discretion or was made in error, there are…

Top Divorce Issues – Hennepin County FENE

Parties involved in Divorce and Family Law cases often use the Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) process to help resolve issues involving child custody (both physical and legal custody) and parenting time issues – these areas fall under the SENE umbrella.  Also, the ENE process can…