Anoka County Taking A Shot At Early Neutral Evaluations In Divorce Cases

Following Hennepin County's lead, and a statewide trend, the Anoka County District Court has implemented a pilot early neutral evaluation program for divorcing couples.┬áThe evaluations focus on the two key issues involved in a dissolution: custody of children and economics. Couples can divert from the court system and meet with qualified "neutrals" who will facilitate settlement discussions and (unlike traditional mediation) offer opinions … Read More