The Issue Of Child Custody In Divorce in New York State

While we go into great detail about this issue during a divorce mediation, here is the  general overview of child custody arrangements. In New York State, a child is still considered unemancipated until age 21 (or 22 if they...

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Is Mediation is Right for You? Advantages of Divorce Mediation

Divorce is an overwhelming situation for all involved. As if the actual marriage breakup isn’t enough, there are typically children to worry about, not to mention the division of every asset and debt you never even knew you had. Your...

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Can This Marriage Be Saved?

It sometimes does happen that couples who seek the help of a divorce mediator discover that divorce is not necessarily the only solution. Sometimes couples seek the help of a mediator when they feel that there is no other solution...

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Equitable Distribution: How to Divide Your Assets & Debts in a Divorce

Dividing your assets and debts during a divorce can be a difficult, emotional and time-consuming activity. When there is a lot of fighting over particular items, some people just give up and allow everything they own to be granted...

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Resources for Children Coping with Divorce

One of the primary benefits of going through mediation rather than the traditional litigation route is that it fosters a more cooperative environment that is extremely beneficial for children who are also coping with divorce with you. Children in...

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Living Together During a Divorce – How to Make it Work

Given the tough economy, many husbands and wives are financially constrained to live together under the same roof when going through a divorce, often until their house is sold, even though they would love to live separately. As divorce...

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How to Cope: Talking to Your Children About Divorce

Talking to your children in a divorce situation is one of the most important things you will do during your marriage breakup. While there is no exact science to this type of conversation, and certainly the age of the...

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