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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 »

Tips for Discussing Mediation With Your Spouse

If you’re interested in proceeding with mediation as the method of completing your divorce, it’s important you have this conversation with your spouse so you can both get on the same page about how you will move forward. Here are a few tips for you to keep in mind as you prepare to have this… Read More »

How Lawyers are Helpful in Divorce Mediation

Mediation has become an increasingly popular method of going through a divorce as it can save a significant amount of time and money while placing control over divorce-related issues in the hands of the couple. In fact, some states even now require couples to at least attempt mediation before they go through the court system…. Read More »

You Can Collaborate With Your Spouse on Pre-Mediation Prep

Mediation is an excellent alternative to a traditional courtroom divorce—but only if both parties are actually interested in having active involvement in the process. You can go into mediation with some momentum already by collaborating on pre-mediation prep. Work together to get ready for mediation In most cases, divorce mediation is entirely voluntary. You and… Read More »

Tips to Help You Achieve an Equitable Division of Property in Mediation

One of the primary issues divorcing couples will need to work through during the divorce mediation process is how they will divide their marital assets in a way that is equitable. Keep in mind that equitable does not necessarily mean equal—it simply means fair. The division of marital property may seemingly favor one spouse in… Read More »

Prepare Yourself Emotionally for the Mediation Process

You’ve probably been thinking about getting a divorce for quite some time. But even a person who has had plenty of time to think and reflect on the idea of divorcing might find the actual process to be emotionally challenging. Therefore, it’s important for you to prepare yourself emotionally for the mediation process. Here are… Read More »

How Do I Get What I Want in Divorce Mediation?

In divorce mediation, the first rule to getting what you want is to understand that no one gets everything they want. Once you acknowledge that, you can more readily implement strategies that can help you get most of what you want. You probably already understand basic principles of negotiation from work or private life that… Read More »

Five Ways to Prepare for Your Divorce Mediation

If you have decided to dissolve your marriage, a mediated divorce settlement can save you time, money and heartache. But mediation can only succeed if the parties are invested in the process and want it to succeed. In mediation, as with so many other endeavors in life, preparation is the key. Here are five steps… Read More »