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Can You Use a Mediator in an Uncontested Divorce?

Even though divorce mediation is a form of dispute resolution, it is often appropriate even when no apparent conflicts exist. The New York divorce process is complicated and once a marital settlement agreement is finalized and given legal authority through a judicial order, a substantial revision is very unlikely. With so much at stake, bringing… 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 a Better Option Than Uncontested Divorce?

When it is time to end a marriage, the first instinct of many spouses is to resolve divorce terms as quickly and painlessly as possible. Accomplishing that goal can be trickier than it seems at first, since it involves choosing from several available dispute resolution options. Two common alternatives to traditional matrimonial litigation are mediation… Read More »

Three Things that Mediation Is Not…Plus a Couple More

In a recent article on Mediate.com, Justin Kelsey, a mediator certified by the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, tries to dispel some misconceptions about mediation by explaining what mediation does not do. Mr. Kelsey does a good job describing why: Mediation is not arbitration — When two individuals are locked in a conflict, there’s a… Read More »

Five Factors to Weigh When Deciding to Try Divorce Mediation

Divorce can be costly, time-consuming and stressful. Fortunately, there are alternatives to adversarial litigation that can reduce your expenses and speed up the process. At Solutions Divorce Mediation, Inc., our professional family law mediators provide focused mediation services that deliver consistently excellent results. However, even the best mediators are going to have a tough time… 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 »