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Why More People Are Mediating Instead of Litigating Divorce

Why More People Are Mediating Instead of Litigating Divorce If you’re contemplating or currently going through a divorce, you’re likely well aware of just how draining and emotionally challenging this time can be. While there are a multitude of reasons that may have led you to this point, how you begin the actual proceedings is … Continue reading Why More People Are Mediating Instead of Litigating Divorce

How to Choose the Right Mediator for You

How to Choose the Right Mediator for You Divorce can be a downright uncomfortable process in the best of circumstances. A mediator can make the process simpler by helping you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse negotiate an equitable settlement. Mediators are unbiased, professional and specifically trained to help you both come to an agreement, but finding … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Mediator for You

How to Prepare for Same Sex Divorce

How to Prepare for Same Sex Divorce Now that same sex married couples are granted the same rights and obligations as heterosexual married couples, this includes the ability to divorce. And inevitably, as same sex marriages are increasing, so are same sex divorces. What can be done to prepare yourself if divorce seems to be … Continue reading How to Prepare for Same Sex Divorce

Document Preparation with As-Needed Mediation Simplifies Divorce for Millennials

Document Preparation with As-Needed Mediation Simplifies Divorce for Millennials In the past, getting a divorce meant long, expensive meetings with lawyers and multiple afternoons at the courthouse. Fortunately, millennials today have a better option. With the right documentation couples can part amicably and inexpensively. Doc prep with as-needed mediation for divorce can be quick and … Continue reading Document Preparation with As-Needed Mediation Simplifies Divorce for Millennials

How to Deal with Conflict When Going Through a Tough Divorce

Almost everyone enters into a marriage with the expectation it’ll last forever. However, the reality is that divorce may be a realistic possibility. One characteristic that’s common to almost all couples that are splitting up is conflict. It’s crucial to understand how to keep conflict at bay as much as possible and also handle it … Continue reading How to Deal with Conflict When Going Through a Tough Divorce

Why Divorce Without Lawyers Is a Better Path to Take

Divorce can be a very intimidating and overwhelming process. Lawyers may add to the stress because of the adversarial nature they tend to bring to the case and the high fees they require. A better option for most people to consider is a divorce without lawyers. That doesn’t mean doing it without any help, an … Continue reading Why Divorce Without Lawyers Is a Better Path to Take

Key Takeaways From the Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling

Key Takeaways From the Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling On June 26, 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can no longer ban gay marriage, making it the 26th nation to legalize same-sex marriage. It granted nationwide rights and protections for gay and lesbian marriages. Here are the key takeaways from the Supreme Court’s … Continue reading Key Takeaways From the Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling

A Hollywood Couple Leading by Example Through Divorce

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner Choose Divorce Mediation When Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced their plans to divorce after 10 years of marriage, it shocked everyone. Their marriage didn’t seem as if it was in trouble, and they made the announcement right after their anniversary. What’s interesting about their breakup is that they plan … Continue reading A Hollywood Couple Leading by Example Through Divorce

How to Know if a Prenuptial Agreement is Necessary

A prenuptial agreement is a legal document that spells out what will happen if a marriage doesn’t work out as planned. It usually deals with property, debts, and support matters so that there is no question about who is entitled to what if a marriage seems headed for divorce. They’re common among celebrities and members … Continue reading How to Know if a Prenuptial Agreement is Necessary

Understanding Divorce Mediation and What It Takes to Get Divorced

There are many different approaches to getting a divorce. The most common is litigation, or hiring lawyers and taking the case to court. This course usually leads to a drawn-out process, contentious feelings and actions, emotionally damaged parents and children, and a very expensive legal bill. There is a better way to dissolve your marriage. … Continue reading Understanding Divorce Mediation and What It Takes to Get Divorced

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