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Minnesota Divorce Without a Lawyer

August 30, 2015

Divorce without a LawyerIt is possible to proceed with a divorce without hiring an attorney. A ‘do-it-yourself’ divorce can work out fine under certain circumstances. Most individuals will require the help of a professional to reach a fair agreement on issues such as Child Custody, Parenting Time Agreement, Division of Property, Spousal Support or Child Support. Each of these hot button issues can stall your attempt at an amicable DIY divorce agreement. Divorce Mediation is a great alternative for ironing out a resolution on any or all of the above issues. In Minnesota a Divorce Mediator like Johnson Mediation can assist with a collaborative agreement that is Less Costly and allows you to Decide Your Own Divorce.

Reduce the Cost of a Divorce

Parties in a divorce proceeding may be tempted to handle their own divorce as a way to reduce the cost of a divorce and retain control of the process. This could be a good solution for individuals under the following circumstances. However, proceed with caution if you do not have the Time, Resources or Patience to go ahead with a DIY Divorce. Working with an Experienced Divorce Mediator is a very viable and smart option for many couples that want to avoid the expense, time and adversarial nature of litigation.

DIY Divorce May Be Possible If…

  • Both you and your spouse are in agreement over all of the big issues including property and children’s issues. Commonly problems arise over issues such as Child Custody, Division of Assets, Alimony or Spousal Support, Parenting Time, Child Support.
  • You both believe that issues related to assets are fairly simple to work out and that all pertinent information is available to you.
  • Both parties are in agreement that the settlement in regards to children’s issues is fair and reasonable.
  • Both parties trust that the other isn’t hiding assets or using another type of deception.
  • You have the time needed to research Minnesota Divorce Laws and gather all of the necessary documentation in a timely manner.
  • You both have the temperament to maneuver through the entire divorce process including all of the emotional highs and lows that are common during a divorce.
  •  You have looked into all the tax implications and are confident that you are aware of long-term considerations.

Minnesota Divorce Mediator

Johnson Mediation provides professional assistance for couples seeking a divorce. We provide Divorce Mediation Services that can let you Decide Your Own Divorce and Reduce the Cost of Divorce. Together we can work out fair and reasonable agreements on issues including Division of Assets, Child Custody, Child Support, Parenting Time and Spousal Support. This dispute resolution technique is a great alternative for couples wanting to Divorce Without a Lawyer but have a knowledgeable professional by their sides.

Contact Johnson Mediation for help with MN Divorce Mediation Services. Use our Online Form or Call (952) 401-7599.

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