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Mediation is another process to get divorced and for some people it can be a better method. It is important that your mediator also be an attorney as attorneys know the law on which the agreement should be based. You want your agreement to not only be peacefully created but also enforceable should the peace end years down the road. Many mediators are only interested in getting to an agreement and don’t think about the fact that the agreement is the rulebook by which you and your spouse will be playing for the next decade or so.

Child support and visitation are two examples of issues which are frequently litigated post judgment. Ms. Kaminetzky has years of experience litigating agreements in court and therefore has a very good idea of how an agreement should be structured to minimize the chance of gray areas – this is ultimately what you want – peace forever, not just peace for now. In addition, after each party has had a separate attorney review the agreement, Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. is well equipped to draft and execute the final papers that need to be submitted to the court. Your papers will have to go through the court process, but you don’t have to.

Mediation can also be useful in resolving disputes where it is not a forgone conclusion that there will be an end to the relationship. Family owned business, or conflict between family members over other types of decisions can also be successfully mediated. These types of mediations can help people work together rather than end the relationship.

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What is the Difference between Legal Advice and Legal Information? How does that Affect the Role of the Mediator?

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Divorce Law, Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

People often ask: how do you reconcile the role of the mediator and the role of the attorney when you are doing mediation? When doing a mediation, the mediators’ role is to help the people [...]

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Nesting: The Logistics of the “Family” Home

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Divorce Law, Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Nesting has become a popular concept for families of divorce lately, with articles in the New York Times and other well known publications. Nesting, if you are not familiar with the term, is when divorcing [...]

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Continuing Education for Mediation

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Divorce Law, Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mediation is gaining in popularity, so much so that there are a proliferation of people advertising that they do mediation. Some of them are attorneys, some of them are not. Many of them have had [...]

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Using a Life Coach in the Divorce Process and Beyond

By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: Divorce Law, Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , |

Clients frequently need support during the divorce process. They are not satisfied with the way things are and want a change, but that change itself is scary. Sometimes I suggest that they obtain the help [...]

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Divorce Agreements: Choose Your Wording Carefully!

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Divorce Law, Mediation|Tags: , , , , |

Many clients ask why divorce agreements are so long and whether the exact wording really matters that much. The length is due to the fact that there are so many different issues that need to be [...]

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Why The Mediation Process Makes Sense

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Divorce Law, Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

For those who would like to resolve their dispute (whether it be a divorce or other family matters) by agreeing to terms rather than having a judge decide what is best, mediation can be a [...]

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Alternative Dispute Resolution – Mediation and Arbitration

By | December 11th, 2015|Categories: Construction, Divorce Law, Estate Planning, Mediation|

Mediation is in the news a lot lately, especially for divorce, as a more peaceful way to end a relationship. Mediation, however, is not just about ending relationships but part of a growing area of [...]