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Angela Green’s Legal Guides

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  • Business Valuations in Divorce Mediation in CT or Collaborative Divorce in Connecticut – To do or no

    Should we do a Business Valuation if we are in the process of Divorce Mediation or Collaborative Divorce? Cost is a factor, however, relative to divorce litigation, a Business Valuation performed wit

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  • Frequently Asked Questions about Divorce Mediation in Connecticut

    Clients who choose divorce mediation frequently have numerous questions regarding the process, timelines, various scenarios that could occur, should they use an experienced divorce attorney or non att

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  • How to Choose the right Attorney, Divorce Mediator or Collaborative Attorney

    We are providing this guide with the hopes that you will use this resource to find the right attorney, divorce mediator or collaborative attorney. Here are some things you should look for during your first (probably phone) interview: A good attorney-mediator is skilled at listen...

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  • HOW DO WE TELL THE CHILD(REN) ABOUT OUR DIVORCE

    If you are divorcing and are contemplating to use divorce mediation or collaborative divorce as a process for divorce, you will learn to set aside your differences and resolve the immediate conflict in your lives, as well as learning conflict resolution post divorce. One of the...

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  • My Spouse is Very Powerful - How Can I Hope to Be Successful in Divorce Mediation?

    The mediator will not allow one party to overpower the other in mediation. The Divorce Mediator controls the process and will discontinue mediation if control or domination occurs in sessions. If one of the parties is unable to be effective during this process, the mediator will...

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  • We Don't Get Along Well - How Can We Possibly use Divorce Mediation?

    Although many mediating couples are amicable and work well in mediation, there are also many couples who are very emotional about the divorce and don't think they can negotiate face to face. Part of every qualified mediator's training is in assisting couples who have high emotio...

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  • What if My Case is Too Complicated for Divorce Mediation?

    No case is too complicated to be settled using mediation. Frequently, the parties in mediation consult with outside experts such as accountants, appraisers, financial planners or certified divorce financial analyst and other attorneys during the process. In many states, in litig...

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  • Should I see an attorney during divorce mediation process ?

    The short answer is Yes. Mediation is not a substitute for the services of a qualified attorney. Both parties are encouraged to obtain independent legal advice during the mediation process and to have their lawyer review the agreement before it is signed. Even when the mediator ...

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  • Is Mediation Cheaper Than Using Lawyers to Handle a Divorce?

    Yes. Many lawyers charge a retainer fee of between $2,500 and $10,000 (for each spouse) for most average cases and bill the client for services in addition to the time covered by the retainer. Once this initial retainer is exhausted, the attorney will charge a new retainer or in...

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  • How Long Does Divorce Mediation Take?

    The complexity of the issues and ability of the individuals to be flexible as they negotiate a fair agreement determines the length of the divorce mediation process. Every family unit is unique. Hence, every separation of a family is just as unique and different. The average cas...

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