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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

Reducing Conflict in a Divorce

If you’re considering a divorce, you are probably no stranger to conflict already. Frequent arguments and ongoing tension were probably some of the elements that led to the marital problems that have you thinking about divorce now. Does this mean you have to put up with even more stress and conflict when you’re going through … Continue reading Reducing Conflict in a Divorce

Divorce Mediation, Litigation and Confidentiality

When you’re going through a divorce, the last thing you want is for anything about your situation to become public. It therefore makes sense that when you are thinking about different divorce options, your confidentiality should be taken into consideration. The questions become, then, if you decide to take your dispute to court, will your … Continue reading Divorce Mediation, Litigation and Confidentiality

Comparing the High Cost of Litigated Divorce vs. Mediated Divorce

Many unhappy married couples are forced to stay together because of the high cost of divorce. If you haven’t been through a divorce before, you may be discouraged after finding out that hiring a lawyer and going through the divorce process in court can cost many thousands of dollars. This is in addition to the … Continue reading Comparing the High Cost of Litigated Divorce vs. Mediated Divorce

Common Mediation Issues for Families

Throughout the years, mediation has been developed and refined as a cost-effective, timely alternative to litigation. This type of alternative dispute resolution is becoming increasingly popular among families and individuals as a way to resolve arguments and go through legal proceedings without taking the matter to court. What are the most common family issues that … Continue reading Common Mediation Issues for Families

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