Say What You Do and Do What You Say

When going through a divorce where children are involved, some guidelines can be followed to help the transition for the children. Research shows that children in homes with a unified parenting approach have greater well-being. Commit to open dialogue with your children. You should always say what you are going to do. For example, if … Learn more

Mediation for those already divorced seeking changes to a judgment

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PREVIOUSLY DIVORCED or NEVER MARRIED? WE’RE DIVORCED-BUT THINGS HAVE CHANGED:Life is certainly unpredictable but one thing is for certain…things change. Maybe you have gained or lost income and need to adjust child support or if the children are now spending more time with one parent or the other? If you have a final judgment and … Learn more

How to Divorce Without Attorneys

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THE DIVORCE MEDIATION PROCESS – STEP-BY-STEP The first 3-hour joint mediation session is scheduled. Typically all issues are addressed and a Marital Settlement by Mediation Agreement is drafted. In most mediations, the Marital Settlement by Mediation Agreement is signed and we continue with the filing process. However, if you wish, you may take the draft, … Learn more

Litigation- the Adversarial Process

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LITIGATION: THE ADVERSARIAL PROCESS Divorces are part of our adversary process. By design, the legal system pits one party against the other. The theory is that as a ‘good’ attorney, you must have the most persuasive argument and then attack by cross-examination to reveal the weakness of the side’s position. Though this may be an … Learn more