Cost Comparison Between Divorce and Mediation

When married couples have decided to separate or divorce, we are often asked about the financial benefits of divorce mediation over a traditional divorce. One of the most frequent topics of discussion - on both the husband's AND the...

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Children, divorce, separation and mediation: what and when to tell them

When you and your spouse are separating, or about to divorce, how you communicate and what you actually say about this situation to your children will have a direct impact on how they perceive their future family relationships. As...

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The Stay At Home Mom — Entering the Workforce After Divorce

Advice for The Stay At Home Mom Entering the Workforce After Divorce. Have you stayed at home with your children throughout your marriage? After a divorce, the financial and practical responsibility of taking care of yourself and your children can seem...

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Two Paths: Divorce Mediation vs. Divorce Court (Litigation)

Making the decision to get a divorce can take years of stressful buildup. To make matters worse, the end of your marriage often symbolizes the beginning of a very complicated process. However, the divorce proceedings don’t have to be...

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Should we get separated?

This is a very personal question and one that only you can really answer. Many couples come to a mutual agreement that it is best to physically separate from each other. They may have been in couples counseling and...

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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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