Divorce Agreements: Choose Your Wording Carefully!

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 covered. Issues such as Maintenance, Child Support, Custody & Parenting Time, and Equitable Distribution are just some of the areas [...]

By | 2018-10-15T15:59:25+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Divorce Law, Mediation|Comments Off on Divorce Agreements: Choose Your Wording Carefully!

Why The Mediation Process Makes Sense

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 speedier, less costly and less stressful experience than a traditional litigated matter. Traditionally the parties meet with a mediator and [...]

By | 2018-10-15T15:59:29+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Divorce Law, Mediation|Comments Off on Why The Mediation Process Makes Sense

Rush For Divorce By Year End? You Can Slow Down Now

There has been a lot of coverage in the news lately of people rushing to divorce before the end of the year for tax advantages. These stories are somewhat misleading. While you should of course consult your accountant, the rule generally is that if you are divorced on or before December 31st of the year, [...]

By | 2017-01-13T15:45:57+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Divorce Law, Mediation|0 Comments

Alternative Dispute Resolution – Mediation and Arbitration

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 what is known as ADR – alternative dispute resolution. There are several types of ADR, Arbitration, Mediation and Collaboration. Generally [...]

Mediators and Attorneys: What To Expect From Each Process

The choice between using a mediator or an attorney isn’t always easy - a consultation with each can give the client some basic information of what to expect. The use of mediators has increased in recent years as people are looking for a more peaceful way to divorce. I have a mediation certificate as well [...]

By | 2017-01-13T15:01:36+00:00 July 31st, 2015|Divorce Law, Mediation|0 Comments