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SENE in Minnesota (Social Early Neutral Evaluation)

An SENE is a “Social Early Neutral Evaluation”. It is a voluntary process parents may choose to participate in when they disagree about custody or parenting issues. The SENE is used in divorce cas… Read More
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Family Law Mediation Checklist

Every mediator has different intake forms they use to understand the issues facing a couple in family law disputes. Whether you come to our office for your mediation or go to another mediator, the che… Read More
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Evaluative Mediation

Evaluative mediation is a mediation process which includes an evaluative component. In a traditional mediation, the mediator does not offer her opinion on the merits of any one party’s stand on issu… Read More
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Attorney Mediator vs. Non-Attorney Mediator

Why use a Mediator who is an Attorney? A mediator in Minnesota does not have to be an attorney. A mediator might have a background in business, a background in mental health, or a background in workin… Read More
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Mediating a Parenting Plan in Minnesota: Helpful Tips

Mediation can be faster, less expensive and result in much less animosity than a trial in a divorce with children.  A parenting plan can be created in mediation and the mediator’s role is to help b… Read More
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Family Law Meditation: What to Know Before You Go

Many people going through the divorce process attempt mediation at some point before going to trial. Mediation is a less formal and less expensive process than going to court. Mediation is intended to… Read More
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Minnesota Divorce Settlement: When Does it Make Sense?

Settlement in a divorce might sound like someone is not getting everything he/she deserves because someone is “settling”. Quite the contrary, a settlement in a divorce is more likely to be in line… Read More
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Meet Christine Callahan

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Christine Callahan is an attorney practicing solely in the area of family law across Minnesota. She is also a mediator, a Minnesota Rule 114 qualified neutral, and she is on the Court Rosters of approved Early Neutral Evaluators for Scott and Carver… Read More

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