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Your Pension and Your Divorce

If you’re going through a divorce, all of your assets will have to pass through the asset distribution process. Not every asset is considered a marital asset, but a pension likely will be. Here’s a quick overview of what you should know about pensions and the asset division process. Pensions are typically marital assets Pension… Read More »

How to Tell Your Children About Your Divorce

The prospect of telling your children about your upcoming divorce can be daunting. There’s almost certainly going to be an emotional reaction, and you have to be prepared to guide your children through the difficult time that is to come. While telling children about divorce is never easy, there are at least ways you can… Read More »

What Children Want From Their Parents During Divorce

The emotional turmoil of a divorce or separation isn’t just exclusive to the spouses going through it—children can also suffer significant trauma as a result of a divorce. It’s important to make sure you consider their needs and pay close attention to them as you navigate through and beyond the divorce process. During your divorce,… Read More »

Dealing With Stimulus Checks in Your Divorce

Another round of stimulus checks recently went out to Americans. The most recent round of checks was $1400 for adults and dependents alike. If you are in the process of going through a divorce, you might wonder how those stimulus checks are to be handled. Here’s an overview of what you should know. Dealing with… Read More »

Why It’s Important to Avoid Divorce Litigation

Divorce attorneys will frequently advise clients to go through mediation or collaborative divorce processes rather than rely on litigation. This is because the divorce litigation process can quickly become drawn-out, expensive and emotionally turbulent. Whenever a divorce case goes to litigation, you’re putting your timeline at the mercy of the court system, which in the… Read More »

What is a Mediator’s Role in Your Divorce?

If you are unfamiliar with the process of divorce mediation, you might be wondering what the mediator’s job is during your sessions. There is a misconception that the mediator is present to determine what a fair agreement looks like. However, this is not the case—a mediator is not a judge or arbitrator, and has no… Read More »

The Role of Attorneys During Divorce Mediation

There is a common misconception that divorce lawyers discourage mediation because it takes a lot of the issues of the divorce out of their hands. Both of these statements are untrue, however—the majority of attorneys support mediation whenever it is a feasible option for people going through a divorce, and there is still a role… Read More »

Divorce Mediation Levels the Playing Field

One of the biggest benefits of divorce mediation is that it does a lot to level the playing field between spouses. It is a supervised setting in which spouses can negotiate the terms of their divorce, meaning it is very difficult for one spouse to dominate the other and control the conversation and decision making—the… Read More »

Tips for Purchasing a House After a Divorce

Divorce can have a significant impact on your financial state, and also result in a lot of upheaval in your personal life. You may, for example, need to find a new place to live after your divorce, but purchasing a new home can be easier said than done depending on your financial state. If you’re… Read More »

The Stages of the Divorce Mediation Process

As you go through the divorce mediation process, you can expect it to have several stages. Here’s a quick look at what the process may look like for you. Introduction: In the early, introductory phases of mediation, the mediator will meet with you, learn about you and your goals and begin laying the groundwork for… Read More »