Free Divorce Options Workshops

Facing Divorce or Separation?


If so, you may find yourself asking “where do I start?”  The Divorce Options Workshops are designed with that starting place in mind. The more educated you are with the facts, the less stressful, costly and time-consuming the entire process will be.

What You Need to Know About Divorce

This free, public education workshop is open to Minnesota individuals and couples, whether married, domestic partners or cohabiting, same or opposite gender, with or without children. Workshops are presented by professionals who have guided other people through divorce: Lawyers, Financial Specialists, Divorce Coaches, and Child and Family Specialists.

Receive up-to-date, unbiased information about:

• Spousal support, alimony and child support
• Marital and non-marital property
• Tax consequences of divorce
• Legal and physical custody, parenting  time
• Impact of separation/divorce on children

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of:

• Self-representation (“Do-it-yourself”)
• Mediation
• Collaborative Practice
• Traditional Court-Based

Get advice from professionals on how to:

• Talk to your children about divorce
• Identify what is important to you in the divorce
• Preserve healthy family relationships
• Maintain your emotional health and reduce stress
• Work together versus being at odds
• Maintain control of your divorce process

*All workshops have been converted to online Zoom Meetings until further notice. If you would like to register for a free Zoom Meeting Workshop please complete the Registration Form 



Third Saturday of each month
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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First Thursday of each month
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Maple Grove Community Center
12951 Weaver Lake Road
Room 129
Maple Grove, MN 55369


First Minnetonka City Bank Building
14450 Excelsior Blvd
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Lower Level Conference Room









Standard Workshop Flow

  9:20 am
You will be greeted, sign in, receive workshop handouts, and meet other attendees.
  9:30 am
The workshop will begin with an overview of what will be covered
  9:45 am
Section 1
What are your Divorce Options? Advantages and Disadvantages of each
10:30 AM
Quick Break


10:35 AM
Section Warm Up
Managing Emotions
10:40 AM
Section 2
Financial Aspects of Divorce: Allocation of Income; Assets; and Debts; Child Support; Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) and Tax considerations of divorce
11:05 AM
Section 3
Protecting the most vulnerable:  Your Children
11:25 AM
Wrap Up
Wrap Up and any remaining unanswered questions; workshop evaluation form
*Thursday Evenings Abbreviated Workshops Cover the first hour and Q&A



Meet Our Speakers

Jennifer Beckman Family Law Attorney

Jennifer Beckman

Family Law Attorney

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Jennifer Nixon Family Law Attorney

Jennifer Nixon

Family Law Attorney

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Sandra Connealy Zick Family Law Attorney

Sandra Connealy Zick

Family Law Attorney

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Rebecca Guyette Family Law Attorney

Amanda Mason-Sekula

Family Law Attorney

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