What is divorce mediation?
Divorce mediation is a voluntary settlement process used frequently and successfully by married couples who want to divorce, and by domestic partners who want to separate. Divorce mediation gives couples the option to plan their futures rationally, and in an atmosphere of cooperation and mutual respect. With the assistance of a trained divorce mediator, you can reach an agreement that is custom-made for your family, your finances and your future.
Divorce mediation is the preferred choice for couples and families facing separation and divorce because it provides a cost-saving means to reach agreements in a cooperative setting. At the same time, divorce mediation gives couples more control over the process and decision-making. As a result, communication between couples is better so resolutions take less time. Learn More »
How often have I heard, “I have a business but I don’t want to spend the money to get it valued. It’s way too expensive. I’ve heard it costs $20-30,000.” During the settlement negotiations, when one spouse has a business or the spouses are partners in the business, it is very important to get the … [Continue..]
I often ask clients what they think their children understand about why they are living separately. What the parents say to the children may be far different from what the children actually hear and understand. The Child’s View of Divorce Imagine that your child is talking to his/her best … [Continue..]
I am a Family and Divorce Mediator. I also play tennis; in fact, I play a lot of tennis – 4 to 5 times a week. So why would I write about tennis and mediation in the same article? The answer is simple – playing tennis and being a spouse in divorce mediation require similar skills. - Focus … [Continue..]