Whether you are divorcing in a contested court battle or, hopefully, through a peaceful, out-of-court, solution focused process like mediation, co-mediation, or collaborative divorce, there are 4 basic steps that will set you on the right path for success. The key: Create a Plan.
Reputation Ask around. Most professionals, whether they are financial specilists, therapists/coaches, or other attorneys, know who are the true peacemakers and who are the litigators at heart. Conne
Parenting after divorce requires serious adjustment, trust, and confidence. Whether you resolve your divorce through a peaceful resolution process or through a divorce battle, the way you and your ex-spouse co-parent will have an impact, good or bad, on your children. For many fa...
Parenting after divorce requires serious adjustment, trust, and confidence. Whether you resolve your divorce through a peaceful resolution process or through a divorce battle, the way you and your ex co-parent will have an impact, good or bad, on your children. Many mothers feel ...
Choose the right time. Select a time that is convenient for both of you: don’t do it after a hard work day, when either or both of you are tired and/or short tempered. Location, location, location. F
Notes These will be the notes you take during sessions with your mediator or your attorney. They can include information and/or documents you need to gather and questions that you think of when you
Date of separation “Date of separation” is a legal term that refers to the date one spouse communicates to the other that the marriage is over. It is the date that the court will use as a “cut off”
Preparing yourself emotionally. The second most stressful event in a personÊ¼s life is divorce. Consulting a therapist and/or child specialist will help you prepare yourself and your children to iden
Low Conflict Divorce Litigation: both parties represented by attorneys charging $350/hour, some negotiation, and an uncontested final agreement (no trial): $35,000. Mediation: neutral mediator charg