Mediation and Other ADR Processes During Divorce

Mediation and Other ADR Processes During Divorce

Mediation, and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), can be a less stressful and more cost-effective way to resolve divorce disputes. Mediation is a chance for the parties to take control of their divorce and make decisions for their separation that they think will…

Cohabitation Effects of Spousal Maintenance in Minnesota

Cohabitation Effects of Spousal Maintenance in Minnesota

Minnesota law, under Minn. Stat. § 518.522, Subd. 6, allows a spousal maintenance award to be modified if the party receiving maintenance or alimony (also known as the obligee), moves in with a significant other. Typically, spousal maintenance terminates upon the remarriage or death of…

The Benefits of Mediation During Divorce

The Benefits of Mediation During Divorce

When Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin said they were undergoing a “conscious uncoupling,” many people thought that was crazy.  There is no such thing as a friendly divorce in which both people just move on, especially with children involved. This must be some type of…