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Keep an Open Mind When Negotiating Divorce Agreements

When the negotiations get started in your mediation sessions, it is likely your mediator will want to first get started with simpler issues. The idea is you can address issues that are low stakes and don’t involve much complexity, so you can build some momentum and feel good about the mediation process. Even with these… Read More »

What to Know About Negotiations in the Mediation Process

When the negotiations get started in your divorce mediation, it is likely the mediator will encourage you to get started with simpler, less-contentious issues. The idea is that tackling these easier issues will help you build some momentum and establish some trust to help you get “warmed up” for some of the more emotional issues… Read More »

What’s the Difference Between Collaborative Divorce and Mediation?

Divorce doesn’t have to be a messy battle with winners and losers. When spouses are willing to compromise with each other with the aid of trained professionals, the odds are increased that they’ll come out of a divorce with financial and familial arrangements that are acceptable to both and that form a foundation for future… Read More »

What Documents Should I Prepare for My Divorce Mediation?

When you’re getting divorced, you have two major considerations: your parental rights and your property rights. To protect your property rights, you need to have specific knowledge of your family finances. That requires documentation of both parties’ incomes as well as a full accounting of all your assets and your obligations. If any assets or… Read More »