DIVORCE MEDIATIONI am a divorce mediator, because I got divorced.
Kent Peterson, Certified Mediator/CDFA
In 1997, after more than two decades of marriage and much hard work trying to save our relationship, my wife and I decided it was time to separate. Our separation then continued on to the decision to divorce, with three children.
We were terrified of what was about to happen to our family. We had heard stories of divorces that cost a small fortune, dragged on for months or even years and left the family emotionally devastated ... continue reading
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Our mission is to guide couples through the process of an amicable divorce, and help them plan the beginning of their new lives.
We are the new approach to divorce.
Kent Peterson of Mediation One in St. Louis Park is not only a Certified Mediator, but also a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. He is a statewide, registered neutral under the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, and a former investment broker who has more than thirty years of experience ... continue reading
Mediation One offers a low cost, low stress solution to a very difficult change.
Instead of going to court, our clients meet with a neutral mediator. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal.
The mediator guides them through the process and offers options and ideas, so they can reach a personal agreement on all issues to dissolve their marriage and design their futures.
But, the mediator's primary focus will always be on helping the couple preserve the important personal relationships in their changing family.
We help our clients plan and see their individual futures during mediation, not after, when it's too late. Planning is the key.
Kent is not only a mediator, but also a CDFA (Certified Divorce Financial Analyst). CDFAs used to be known as divorce planners.
During mediation sessions, he provides reports and analysis that help the couple plan their individual futures, and that of their changing family. That is a unique and valuable resource in divorce.
The life change you are considering will affect you and your closest family and friends in many ways, for many years.
Children are afraid of losing their family after divorce. We help our parents continue a loving relationship with their children.
You're not alone if you feel afraid, confused and uncertain at this time. Couples seek answers to these important questions:
- How much will it cost?
- How long will the whole process take?
- How will we care for our children?
- Do I need to hire an attorney?
We can help you with answers to these and other questions you might have about the difficult path ahead.