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Rosenblum: Bringing fresh thinking to divorce A bill to keep divorcing couples out of court may or may not pass this legislative session March 29, 2015

Filed under: Divorce And Society,From The News,No Fault Divorce Around The World — familyinnocence @ 11:01 pm

‘As Lesch and Pappas promote their bill, a bipartisan group of legislators, family lawyers and shared-parenting advocates is optimistic that some of the reforms it’s promoting also will pass this year, including a long-overdue recognition of the essential role of fathers. ‘
http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/blogs/297793341.html…

Source: Gail Rosenblum

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‘Private divorce’ measure aims to take split-ups out of Minnesota courtrooms March 27, 2015

Legislation would allow amicable split-ups to take place outside the court system.

http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/295050741.html

Source: Abby Simons

 

MN Cooperative Private Divorce Is On The Way March 26, 2015

Filed under: Family Innocence News — familyinnocence @ 4:44 pm

MN  Cooperative Private Divorce Project  Team met with Rep John Lesch at the Capitol complex today to discuss HF 1348

Family Innocence was represented by Michelle MacDonald,Barb Zorn and Dave Bradshaw.

Here is a link to the proposed statute :

https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bills/text.php?number=HF1348&version=0&session=ls89&session_year=2015&session_number=0

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Family Innocence, a nonprofit dedicated to keeping families out of court presents March 25, 2015

Filed under: Family Innocence News — familyinnocence @ 5:39 pm

Restorative Justice Circles

DATE:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 | 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Venue: MoreLaw |310 4th Avenue South, Suite 5010 Minneapolis, MN 55415 http://msba.mnbar.org/images/get-dir.png Get Directions: http://www.morelawmpls.com/location/

Restorative Justice Circles For Families

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

5:45p.m.

1.0 CLE credit applied for.

FEATURING: Attorney Michelle L. MacDonald and Barb Zorn, Restorative Circle Facilitators

Michelle MacDonald, Counsel, MacDonald Law Firm, LLC; Founder & Volunteer President, Family Innocence

Barb Zorn, Mediator, Volunteer Vice-President, Family Innocence

For more details Call Family Innocence: 651-783-5878 (leave a call back number) or email: Clerk@familyinnocence.com Family Innocence is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit

Family Innocence is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, dedicated to keeping families out of court: resolving conflicts and injustices peacefully.

Donations are always appreciated

Family Innocence Clerk can be reached at clerk@FamilyInnocence.com or phone 651-783-5878

Family Innocence meet every first of the month at a free social sponsored by our friends.
Office space on “FIP Fridays” is donated for volunteers and participants.

 

Divorce without court: A helpful reform March 18, 2015

Filed under: Divorce And Society,From The News,No Fault Divorce Around The World — familyinnocence @ 3:53 pm

The current system assumes an adversarial posture. It needn’t be that way.

http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/296649391.html

Source: WILLIAM DOHERTY and BRUCE PETERSON

 

Minnesota Considers Moving Divorce out of Court March 17, 2015

Filed under: Divorce And Society,From The News — familyinnocence @ 12:50 am

http://www.transformativemediation.org/2015/03/12/minnesota-considers-moving-divorce-out-of-court/

Source: Dan Simon

 

‘I Miss My Daddy. Divorce Stinks.’ March 16, 2015

‘But there’s one person who’s not buying that this divorce is “for the best”: our daughter.’

http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/15/i-miss-my-daddy-divorce-stinks/?emc=edit_tnt_20150316&nlid=68379904&tntemail0=y&_r=1

Source : LAURA LIFSHITZ