What is divorce mediation?
Divorce mediation is a voluntary settlement process used frequently and successfully by married couples who want to divorce, and by domestic partners who want to separate. Divorce mediation gives couples the option to plan their futures rationally, and in an atmosphere of cooperation and mutual respect. With the assistance of a trained divorce mediator, you can reach an agreement that is custom-made for your family, your finances and your future.
Divorce mediation is the preferred choice for couples and families facing separation and divorce because it provides a cost-saving means to reach agreements in a cooperative setting. At the same time, divorce mediation gives couples more control over the process and decision-making. As a result, communication between couples is better so resolutions take less time. Learn More »
While the rate of divorce for the general population was relatively flat between 1990 and 2010, the divorce rate for couples age 50 and over doubled during that span. As a group, those over 50 accounted for about 25% of all divorces in 2010 according to a study by the National Center for Family … [Continue..]
No ethical divorce mediator (or attorney) would ever push you to end your marriage or partnership without making sure that one or both of you are completely certain that you are no longer willing to stay in the relationship. Many couples come to our consultation at different places about ending … [Continue..]
During the summer, I’m reminded of family vacations to the beach when our children were younger. Depending on where we traveled, we sometimes faced challenging conditions like red algae, or even jellyfish! Since we knew what we may encounter while swimming, we tried to swim away from danger. In … [Continue..]