Author Archives: Bryan Salamone

Keeping Hate and Family Destruction Out of the Divorce Process

No one benefits when ex-spouses continue to battle after the marriage is dissolved. If the fighting parties have children together, parental relationships could be torn apart. Fortunately, there are ways to manage the divorce process amicably so that everyone can move forward in a positive manner. Resolving disagreements through mediation, keeping your priorities in order… Read More »

Five Questions To Ask Yourself Before Entering Divorce Mediation

Divorcing couples who engage in mediation often find that it offers many advantages over battling out differences in court.  Quicker, less expensive and less stressful than trial, mediation gives divorcing spouses the chance to come to rational agreements with the help of neutral third party in a confidential setting. Mediation does not require you and… Read More »

What’s the Difference Between Collaborative Divorce and Mediation?

Divorce doesn’t have to be a messy battle with winners and losers. When spouses are willing to compromise with each other with the aid of trained professionals, the odds are increased that they’ll come out of a divorce with financial and familial arrangements that are acceptable to both and that form a foundation for future… Read More »

How Can Child Inclusive Mediation Help Smooth Divorce?

Whether a divorce is contentious or amicable, it can be emotionally stressful and complicated when children are involved. They are often left on-edge and afraid to do or say anything that might jeopardize their future or their parents’ happiness. If the children feel they have no say in the decision-making process, even the most well-intended… Read More »

How Your Marriage Counseling Experience Can Help Your Divorce Mediation

If you’ve been through six months of marriage counseling but all you got were divorce papers, you might think your time and your money were wasted. However, that counseling could provide a silver lining because it could make your divorce easier and less expensive to settle in mediation. According to the New Leaf Center, “Marriage… Read More »

How to Choose a Capable Divorce Mediator

If may sound hard to believe, but there are absolutely no legal requirements to become a divorce mediator in New York State. A manicurist needs a Nail Specialty License to enhance the appearance of your cuticles, but someone who is going to help you reach a marital settlement agreement — encompassing alimony, child custody, child… Read More »

Are Gravity Problems Impeding Your Divorce Solution?

In divorce mediation, as in life, there are certain problems you can fix and others that you have to live with. Confusing the two can make it difficult to achieve a successful resolution. Your ability to identify which problems you can solve and which you can’t makes all the difference in your divorce mediation. Confusing… Read More »

Who Gets the Frozen Embryo After Divorce?

If you’ve decided to get a divorce, you know you’ve got to settle some pressing issues, like how to divide your property and who will have responsibility for your kids. But what about “property” that could turn into kids? That’s what’s at stake when you have frozen embryos from your marriage stored for your later… Read More »

Should You Wait to Get Divorced Until the Children Are Older?

Today, the idea of staying married for the sake of the children seems antiquated. The notion that divorce is in itself damaging to children has largely been debunked, and the prevailing professional opinion seems to favor children being raised by happy parents, whether those parents remain married or not. But is there a case to… Read More »

How Your Psychological Profile Determines the Best Way to Divorce

In a recent blog on Psychology Today online, the author talks about how a couple’s psychological profile can determine the best divorce process for them. The blog discusses how matching a couple’s personalities, beliefs, and goals to a certain type of divorce offers the greatest benefit. Collaborative divorce — This process allows spouses, their attorneys… Read More »