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Your Pension and Your Divorce

If you’re going through a divorce, all of your assets will have to pass through the asset distribution process. Not every asset is considered a marital asset, but a pension likely will be. Here’s a quick overview of what you should know about pensions and the asset division process. Pensions are typically marital assets Pension… Read More »

Dealing With Stimulus Checks in Your Divorce

Another round of stimulus checks recently went out to Americans. The most recent round of checks was $1400 for adults and dependents alike. If you are in the process of going through a divorce, you might wonder how those stimulus checks are to be handled. Here’s an overview of what you should know. Dealing with… Read More »

What is a Mediator’s Role in Your Divorce?

If you are unfamiliar with the process of divorce mediation, you might be wondering what the mediator’s job is during your sessions. There is a misconception that the mediator is present to determine what a fair agreement looks like. However, this is not the case—a mediator is not a judge or arbitrator, and has no… Read More »

The Role of Attorneys During Divorce Mediation

There is a common misconception that divorce lawyers discourage mediation because it takes a lot of the issues of the divorce out of their hands. Both of these statements are untrue, however—the majority of attorneys support mediation whenever it is a feasible option for people going through a divorce, and there is still a role… Read More »

What You Should Know About Mediation

Couples going through the divorce process may find mediation to be a beneficial alternative to litigation. This allows them to negotiate elements of their divorce like financial issues, property division, child custody and anything else that will need to be settled to finalize the divorce. But how does mediation work? Here’s a quick overview of… Read More »