Mediation and Family Law

Mediation and Family Law

In Minnesota, mediation is not a new or abstract legal idea. ¬†In many Family Law cases, it is the best option for spouses to resolve conflict and contested issues, especially during a divorce. ¬†Mediation can help foster a healthier environment to resolve issues including custody,…

Trending Minnesota Divorce Issues - Depletion vs. Dissipation of Property During a Divorce

Trending Minnesota Divorce Issues – Depletion vs. Dissipation of Property During a Divorce

Although Depletion and Dissipation of property carry different meanings, in Minnesota the terms are generally used synonymously by the Court, and by Divorce lawyers. ¬†Dissipation is defined by Minnesota case law as “wasting or expending funds foolishly.” Volesky v. Volesky, 412 N.W.2d 750 (Minn. Ct.…