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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 »

Mistakes to Avoid in Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is a cooperative process where you find commonalities and come to your own solutions. It is not supposed to be a knock-down-drag-out fight where arguments overpower compromise. Here are the mistakes to avoid if you wish mediation to be a productive process. Treating mediation like a courtroom brawl: Enter the mediation prepared to… Read More »

It’s Important to Be Honest in Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is an effective alternative to litigation, but only for couples who are willing to negotiate in good faith. Participants in mediation must agree to treat each other with respect. While this primarily means speaking and listening respectfully, it also means being honest and forthcoming as you go through the process of negotiating your… Read More »

Understanding the Potential Financial Costs of Divorce

Along with bringing emotional turmoil, a divorce can be financially disruptive. One of the first questions many spouses have once their marriage ends is how much the legal dissolution process will cost. Of course, no simple answer exists. Like marriages, each divorce is unique and various factors can affect the fees you will need to… Read More »

What to Expect from Your First Divorce Mediation Session

Many sources will tell you to prepare heavily for your first mediation session and to come armed with various financial documents so you can provide detailed support for your position on numerous issues. That does not reflect reality, and it’s also not constructive. Here’s what we at Solutions Divorce Mediation, Inc. want you to bring… Read More »

When Should a Divorce Lawyer Use Income Analysis?

When you’re going through a divorce, there are two overarching concerns in conflict: on the one hand, you want to keep your legal costs down; on the other hand, you want a fair result. If you cut corners during the legal process, you could come out on the short end on issues such as child… Read More »