Tag Archives: transitions from mediation to uncontested divorce

Using Post-nuptial Agreements to Make the Most of Marital Mediation

The needs and goals of spouses change over time and professional assistance is often a good way to identify problems and find a better way forward. A relatively recent innovation for providing such assistance is marital mediation. While it doesn’t necessarily attack root causes of problems the way that therapy would, mediation attempts to find… Read More »

Is a No-Fault Divorce the Same as an Uncontested Divorce?

Though New York trailed behind most states in adopting no-fault divorce, it has been the law here for about a decade. Giving husbands and wives the chance to dissolve their marriage without alleging misconduct on their spouse’s part relieves the legal burden associated with an already difficult process. It’s important to understand that you can… Read More »

Should I Hire a Mediator for an Uncontested Divorce?

You and your spouse have decided to end your marriage and have come to terms regarding parenting and financial issues. This seems like a positive way to divorce and — with no apparent disputes — you might think there would be no need for a qualified mediator. However, it’s critical to understand that a divorce… Read More »

Is Mediation Worth Going Through for a “Standard” Divorce?

Many couples who decide to divorce don’t anticipate a lot of drama or complexity to their settlement. If you think your divorce will be more or less “standard,” you might wonder if it’s worth paying the fees for mediation. But before you decide against mediation, here are a few points to consider: How “standard” is… Read More »