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How To Select The Best Mediator Is a Must Read for Everyone

Mark Baer | Posted 11.18.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I cannot thank Mr. Peters enough for putting so much effort into writing such an outstanding book and highly recommend that every professional involved in dispute and/or conflict resolution and everyone involved in a dispute and/or conflict take the time to read this book.

5 Steps To A Peaceful And Amicable Divorce

Cheryl and Joe Dillon | Posted 11.05.2014 | Divorce
Cheryl and Joe Dillon

The goal for most divorcing couples is to get through the process as quickly and as amicably as possible. So if that's what you want, too (and unless you want to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars and waste years of your life, it should be), here are five tips for a more peaceful divorce...

7 Common Divorce Mistakes To Avoid

Cheryl and Joe Dillon | Posted 10.29.2014 | Divorce
Cheryl and Joe Dillon

It's important that you do whatever you can to keep emotion out of your negotiations. A counselor or coach can help you process your feelings constructively so you can gain the clarity you need to make smart decisions during the proceedings.

4 Things You Should Know If You Fear A Custody Battle

Jessica Woodbury | Posted 12.27.2014 | Divorce
Jessica Woodbury

Working out custody can require a lot of negotiating, and having someone who can do the talking for you can take the pressure off, so you don't have to worry about getting angry or upset during the meeting. Keeping calm and centered can only help you in your custody case.

Unfortunately, Reviews on Yelp Cannot Be Relied Upon for Vetting Purposes

Mark Baer | Posted 11.27.2014 | Business
Mark Baer

I would be highly suspect in relying upon Yelp reviews in the future. I wish this were not true because it just makes it that much more difficult and confusing for customers to locate "real evidence" that is so essential to properly vet products and services.

Divorce After 30 Years of Marriage. Now What?

Cheryl and Joe Dillon | Posted 11.09.2014 | Divorce
Cheryl and Joe Dillon

What you thought would never happen to you officially has. After a 30-year marriage: divorce. Regardless of how everything plays out when the dust settles, there's a good chance that the dynamics of your family will have a new look.

Just How Amicable Is Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas' Divorce?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.15.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I don't typically write about celebrity or high profile divorces because I want my material to speak for itself, rather than having it receive attenti...

'Collaborative Divorce' Is Collaborative in Name Only

Mark Baer | Posted 07.12.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

It seems to me that as currently practiced, "Collaborative Divorce" is collaborative in name only and at best should be called "Cooperative Divorce."

'Happy Valentine's Day. I Want a Divorce.'

Michelle Crosby | Posted 04.07.2014 | Divorce
Michelle Crosby

There are no legal answers to emotional issues such as anger, betrayal, sadness and fear. No law has been written that magically determines who should get the kids when or who cares more about that crystal vase in your living room.

8 Ways To Prepare For Your First Mediation Session

Michelle Rozen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Michelle Rozen

So, you have scheduled your first mediation session and from what I hear from my clients, I am sure you must be nervous. How will it go? How will the other party behave? What will they say or do? How to prepare and what to expect?

The Dos and Don'ts Of Divorce Mediation

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 09.22.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Though most of us negotiate every day in our personal relationships, it is difficult to muster up the courage to apply the natural skills we possess, when confronted with a dispute with our former or soon-to-be-former spouse.

How to Help Your Children Cope With Divorce?

Michelle Rozen | Posted 08.06.2013 | Divorce
Michelle Rozen

Separation and divorce can be devastating but there are things you can do to support and comfort your child. Challenges that are confronted effectively can improve relationships and strengthen your child's ability to cope.

8 Tips on Telling Your Kids You're Getting a Divorce

Michelle Rozen | Posted 07.30.2013 | Divorce
Michelle Rozen

Informing your children that you and your spouse are divorcing is not easy, nor should it be. But you can alleviate some of the pain and the pressure if you stick to a game plan based on simplicity, truth and emotional comfort.

Why Divorce Is Better After 50

Andrea Vacca | Posted 08.06.2012 | Divorce
Andrea Vacca

The phenomenon of couples divorcing after the age of 50 has grown exponentially in the past two decades.

Is Mediation Right For You?

Posted 05.05.2012 | Divorce

Wondering if mediation is right for you? Here's what you need to know, from licensed attorney and mediator Alison Patton, who blogs at LemonadeDivorce...