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Misconceptions and Benefits of Family Law Mediation

At some point in most contested divorces, one or both spouses consider using mediation as a way to resolve conflicts over parenting arrangements, alimony, property division and other issues. Often, courts require the spouse to go through at least one round of discussions with a neutral third party before litigation can begin. Though many divorcing… Read More »

Five Questions To Ask Yourself Before Entering Divorce Mediation

Divorcing couples who engage in mediation often find that it offers many advantages over battling out differences in court.  Quicker, less expensive and less stressful than trial, mediation gives divorcing spouses the chance to come to rational agreements with the help of neutral third party in a confidential setting. Mediation does not require you and… Read More »

Mediation “Minutiae”: Loose Ends Can Unravel Your Divorce Settlement

If you’re considering divorce mediation, it’s important to select an experienced mediator. New York has surprisingly few requirements for certification as a family law mediator. So, if you are only considering the cost, it’s easy to wind up with someone who is just starting out or doesn’t have any kind of legal background. A novice… Read More »