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Diana Lucia Martinez

Diana Martinez’s Legal Guides

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  • 4 Steps to a Successful Divorce Process

    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.

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  • Choosing The Right Mediator Or Collaborative Attorney

    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

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  • 10 Tips For Dads To Productively Co-Parent

    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...

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  • 10 Tips For Moms To Productively Co-Parent

    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 ...

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  • 10 Tips for Productive Out-of-Session Discussions with your Spouse.

    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

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  • Your Divorce Book - 10 Categories to organize yourself for an efficient divorce

    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

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  • Divorce in a Tough Economy: Should you postpone?

    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”

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  • Getting Ready for Divorce

    Preparing yourself emotionally. The second most stressful event in a personʼs life is divorce. Consulting a therapist and/or child specialist will help you prepare yourself and your children to iden

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  • Divorcing out of Court - Saving Couples and Families Big Money

    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

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