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 »
Very little has been written to date about an intriguing and "new" use of mediation in the family setting. Most people have heard about divorce mediation, which gives divorcing couples the opportunity to reach agreements about their property, parenting and support without having to go through a … [Continue..]
The December 14 Mini-Conference organized by Sydell Sloan and Glenn Dornfeld on behalf of The New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, The Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York, and Dispute Resolution at John Jay College, has a full and informative agenda. It will take place … [Continue..]
In divorce mediation, many issues are addressed regarding parenting, division of assets, financial and spousal support, and others. One of the issues that comes up quite frequently is whether the family will sell the marital home or whether they will keep it. The idea of selling can be a very … [Continue..]