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Common Misconceptions About Divorce and How Mediation Helps

The divorce process is challenging and emotional enough even when you have a complete, accurate understanding of everything that lies ahead. Common misconceptions about divorce can make the process even more fraught. Here are a few examples of some of these misconceptions. One spouse can come away with everything: In the heat of the moment,… Read More »

What to Know About Divorce Costs

Divorce is unavoidably a challenge, even in the simplest of cases. There will always be some financial and emotional turbulence to navigate, and in some cases those challenges can be extreme. The potential financial uncertainty in the process can understandably cause a great deal of stress for people going through a divorce. So what can you… Read More »

Keep an Eye on the Future During Mediation

As you go through the divorce process, it’s understandable to be a bit preoccupied with the here and now. After all, you are going through what can be an emotionally traumatic process, and your present circumstances are almost certainly what are weighing most heavily on your mind. That being said, you cannot get a successful… Read More »

Being Too Aggressive Can Hurt the Chances of Successful Mediation

There are a variety of potential mistakes people could make in the process of divorce mediation that could prevent them from achieving the best possible results. Perhaps the biggest mistake is coming in too aggressive and ultimately poisoning the discussions you have with your spouse i the sessions. Stay cordial during your divorce mediation While… Read More »

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 »