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30 Things to Consider when creating a Parenting Plan

May 19 2013

1.  What makes your child or children special? 2. How does your child or children react to change? 3. What strategies would help the child or children handle change? 4. Who else is important in your child's or children's lives? 5. What do you and your child or…

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Why Mediate?

May 19 2013

The four obvious reasons are: Save Time Depending on the complexity of your situation and the cooperation of the two parties, the time frame can be in as little as two sessions or up to ten sessions. Each session is scheduled for 1-1/2 hours. The parties must be willing to be responsible for bringing with them all the requested information and be willing to…

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Military Divorce/Separation

Apr 18 2013

There is nothing legally specific as a military divorce. A military divorce is a divorce/separation in which either one or both parties are serving active duty, reserve, or national guard in any of the branches of service. Military divorce is a civilian divorce that is granted through the state in family court. It is not filed through any military court. There are however differences in how…

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Court vs. Mediation

Apr 18 2013

Q: What is the difference between court and mediation? A: Court deals in the past and mediation deals in the future.    Having been an observer of the court system it is clear that the courts have no choice to but to look into the past and use those events and circumstances to determine who was right and who was wrong. They op…

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Intergrating Marital Transition Mediation as a whole process

Apr 18 2013

Lawyers negotiating on your behalf, deposition, discovery, notices and motions, court-ordered child custody class, mediated custody agreements, mandatory equitable distribution, court hearings, expert witnesses, retainers, supervised visitation, the list goes on and on. It’s mind-boggling and frustrating, all these different people making all these decisions supposedly on yo…

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Mediation Blog

30 Things to Consider when creating a Parenting Plan

1.  What makes your child or children special? 2. How does your child or children react to change? 3. What strategies would h…

Read More »

Why Mediate?

The four obvious reasons are: Save Time Depending on the complexity of your situation and the cooperation of the two parties, the time frame can be in as little…

Read More »

Military Divorce/Separation

There is nothing legally specific as a military divorce. A military divorce is a divorce/separation in which either one or both parties are serving active duty, reserve, or national guard in any…

Read More »