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Avoid Divorce Court and Make Your Own Decisions with Mediation

There is no denying that divorce is hard, maybe one of the hardest things you will go through in life. For anyone who has been through a divorce or knows someone who has, you may also know that going to court can be extremely expensive and nerve wracking. The judge may be impartial and objective, … Continue reading Avoid Divorce Court and Make Your Own Decisions with Mediation

Divorce Mediation vs Divorce Lawyer: Which is Right for You?

When a marriage ends, many people think that hiring a divorce lawyer is the only way to go. While it’s true that hiring a lawyer is a common practice, there is another way. The state of Arizona allows couples to use mediators to help them through the often painful process of divorce. When considering whether … Continue reading Divorce Mediation vs Divorce Lawyer: Which is Right for You?

Is It Possible to Avoid Appearing in Court Entirely During Divorce?

When a marriage ends in divorce, people often wonder if there are ways to get a divorce without having to appear in court and a Judge. In the state of Arizona, the answer is, yes – divorce mediation and document preparation. By using these methods, it is possible get a divorce without stepping foot within … Continue reading Is It Possible to Avoid Appearing in Court Entirely During Divorce?

The Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce

Occasionally, people will assume a divorce and a legal separation are the same thing. However, there are some key differences to be aware of. Understanding the pros and cons of both will allow you to determine which one is best for your particular marital situation. The Main Difference With a divorce, the marriage and any … Continue reading The Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce

Why Divorce Mediation Is Better for Children and Can Help Prevent Taking Sides and Ruining Relationships

Typically there are numerous things that need to be divided as part of the divorce process. However, deciding custody of minor children is arguably the most difficult. Going through a divorce when minor children are involved is not easy, and children are likely to be negatively affected In many cases, it can be better to … Continue reading Why Divorce Mediation Is Better for Children and Can Help Prevent Taking Sides and Ruining Relationships

Why Mediation is Faster Than Divorce Litigation

The breakup of a marriage is stressful. Everyone’s emotions are in turmoil. Some spouses feel angry. Others feel aggrieved and bitter. Still others feel betrayed and fearful of what the future may bring. Children often think they were somehow to blame, resulting in guilty feelings. The longer a divorce takes, the more likelihood that such … Continue reading Why Mediation is Faster Than Divorce Litigation

Average Cost of Divorce Through Litigation Compared to Mediation

Divorce is an unhappy time for everyone. Emotions are running high and disagreement seems to be the order of the day. There are many issues: the kids, the house, the cars, the furniture, the personal property. There are many questions: Where will the kids live? Who’s going to get what? How much is this going … Continue reading Average Cost of Divorce Through Litigation Compared to Mediation

Top 3 Ways to Remain Optimistic Through the Divorce Process

Even if it feels like your whole world is crashing, there is life during and after divorce. But whether you will suffer this pessimistic feeling depends on the initial decisions you make how to go your divorce. Here are the top three decisions you can make to remain optimistic during the divorce process. 1. Mediate, … Continue reading Top 3 Ways to Remain Optimistic Through the Divorce Process

Why Mediation is a Healthier Divorce Option

We’ve all heard the divorce horror stories and seen depictions on TV and in the movies. The spouses hate each other. Each hires a lawyer. The lawyers argue with each other. Each side tries to overpower and out-maneuver the other. The kids suffer from the parents’ antagonism and are caught in the middle. The hostility, … Continue reading Why Mediation is a Healthier Divorce Option

Co-parenting Do’s and Don’ts for All Parents

Parenting is tough enough, but co-parenting can get especially rough. Most parents agree that they want to do what is best for their children, but most parents do not always agree on what that is. Despite differences, parents need to co-parent cooperatively regardless of their circumstances, whether married, living together, separated, or divorced. Though parents … Continue reading Co-parenting Do’s and Don’ts for All Parents

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