Author Archives: Bryan Salamone

Comparing Methods of Dispute Resolution

When you and your spouse decide to get a divorce, you do not necessarily have to go through the traditional courtroom litigation process. In fact, it’s highly advisable to avoid that process if at all possible, as it can get long, drawn out and expensive, not to mention it’s public. Here are a few examples… Read More »

Lesser-Known Tips for Mediation Preparation

If you’re preparing to go to divorce mediation, you’ve probably already looked up a variety of information about what to expect in the process, what information you need to bring, how long you can expect the process to take and other issues of that nature. However, as attorneys who specialize in assisting clients as they… Read More »

Required Paperwork You’ll Need for Your Mediator

As you prepare for your first divorce mediation session, it’s important you gather all the necessary paperwork so you can get moving as efficiently as possible through the process. In your communications with your mediator in advance of your first appointment, he or she will provide you a detailed list of all the documentation you… Read More »

Steps to Determine if Mediation is Right for You

The prospect of going through a divorce can be a bit scary and overwhelming. However, if you do decide it is the best way of moving forward and getting on with your life, you might consider using divorce mediation as your means of dispute resolution. How do you know if divorce mediation is the right… Read More »

How Mediation Saves You Time

One of the most common reasons why people choose mediation over other alternative dispute resolution methods for divorce is that it is a very efficient process. Mediation takes much less time than a standard litigated divorce, which could stretch on for months or even years depending on the conditions of the case and the personalities… Read More »

Arbitration vs. Mediation: What to Know

Mediation and arbitration are both alternatives to a standard courtroom divorce. However, there are some important differences between the two that you should be aware of before choosing which you will go with for your divorce Here’s a quick overview of each so you can get a sense of what is the best option for… Read More »

Why Divorce Mediation is Getting Increasingly Popular

Divorce mediation has been rapidly gaining popularity across the nation, to the point where it has begun to replace divorce litigation as the go-to divorce method. But what is it about mediation as a divorce alternative that has made it such a popular choice? Control: You and your spouse maintain control over the outcome of… Read More »

The Benefits of Online Mediation Appointments

One of the biggest trends in the legal world that arose during the COVID-19 pandemic era was the prevalence of online consultations and legal appointments. It is expected that online legal services are here to stay, long after the COVID era is over. Mediation services also moved to primarily online during the first portion of… Read More »

Mediation Affords You Greater Privacy in Your Divorce

Of the many benefits to divorce mediation, one of the most notable is the extra privacy it affords divorcing couples. When you go through a standard courtroom divorce, all elements of your case are placed on the public record. Anyone with an interest in learning about your divorce could connect with the court and find… Read More »

Consider Mediation for Your Children’s Sake

There are a lot of benefits to choosing mediation over divorce litigation or other methods of divorce. These benefits are especially important for parents of minor children. Here are some of the reasons why mediation is so beneficial for parents: Less confrontational: The nature of mediation makes it less confrontational than courtroom litigation, meaning it… Read More »