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Good News! Hennepin County Family Court Services Update

In this rough year, when good news has been in sorely short supply, I am particularly delighted to be able to share something positive:the Family Court Services team was poised to lose six positions, but instead will be moved to Health and Human Services at current staffing levels sometime in 2021. The word on the Read more…

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Chief Justice Extends Restrictions for In-person Hearings Through March 15, 2021

Chief Justice Gildea has issued an order today which extends the requirement that all family court proceedings be held remotely through March 15, 2021. The only exception permitted would be if the Chief Judge of the District where the proceeding is held authorizes an in-person hearing.  The order is available through the link below. The Read more…

Training Opportunities this Spring

The Mediation Center offers ADR training online which may be of interest to our members.  The spring schedule includes: SENE and FENE training February 10-12, 2021 (may register for one or both) Parenting Time Expediting and Parenting Consultant training, February 2326, 2021 (24-27 continuing ed credits, depending on licensure) 30-hour General Civil Mediation Skills, March Read more…

Good News! Hennepin County Family Court Services Update

In this rough year, when good news has been in sorely short supply, I am particularly delighted to be able to share something positive:the Family Court Services team was poised to lose six positions, but instead will be moved to Health and Human Services at current staffing levels sometime in 2021. The word on the Read more…