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Can You Mediate Child Custody if You Were Never Married?

When a relationship involving children ends, it’s always a good idea to get a formalized custody agreement in place. Some people have the misconception that they can’t mediate child custody if they were never married. Fortunately, that is not true. Many legal situations can be resolved through mediation: it’s one method of reaching an agreement, which… Read More »

Solving Complex Divorce Issues Through Mediation

So many divorces include complex financial, custody and support issues. If you plan to engage a mediator during your divorce, it’s important to have a plan to solve these problems. Here are some tips to make the process easier. Know the issues You will probably have an idea of which issues are most likely to… 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 »

Should You Mediate Your Child Custody Case?

There are a number of benefits associated with using mediation to resolve a child custody case. Mediation gives the parties to the divorce greater control over the parenting plan and the type and amount of custody they get. The process can also help facilitate better communication and teach problem solving strategies that can be helpful… Read More »

Is Divorce Mediation an Option for You?

If you seek less conflict and more solutions in your divorce and child custody arrangements, divorce mediation may be an option. However, it will only work if you are willing to work with your spouse to find what works for both of you. Your chances of a successful mediation increase if most of these statements… Read More »

The Benefits of Using Mediation for Child Custody Arrangements

Child custody is one of several issues you can resolve in the divorce mediation process. Doing so is, for most people, a preferable alternative to going through court litigation to handle the issue. Here are just a few examples of some of the benefits of using mediation for developing a child custody arrangement. You have… Read More »

How You Can Prepare for Child Custody Mediation

If you have minor children, then child custody is going to be an issue you’ll need to negotiate in your divorce mediation sessions. This can be a particularly complex and emotional subject, so it’s important you are fully prepared emotionally and logistically for the negotiations that are to come. Here are some tips to help… Read More »

Tips for Handling Child Custody in Mediation Settings

Child custody is frequently the most hot-button issue in divorce. If you and your spouse are mediating your divorce, you can probably expect to spend the most time talking about this issue, unless you’ve been able to come to an arrangement of your own already. Here are a few tips to help custody-related negotiations go… Read More »