Why You Should Avoid Most Online Divorce Services

Why You Should Avoid Most Online Divorce Services

Get a quick, easy, and inexpensive divorce online.  Sounds great, right?  There is just one problem, divorce is a complicated legal process and online divorces are simply something you should avoid at all costs.  While the sound of a $30,000+ divorce may send you into shock and running for the computer, take your hand off…

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How to Handle Bitcoin in a Divorce

How to Handle Bitcoin in a Divorce

If you have seen recent headlines about Bitcoin, you know just how popular it has become.  Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency, though there are numerous other cryptocurrencies as well.  Cryptocurrency investment works similar to investing in the stock market but because of the nature of cryptocurrency (virtual currency), and the fact that many transactions…

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Decision Making Process in Divorce Litigation vs. Divorce Mediation

Decision Making Process in Divorce Litigation vs. Divorce Mediation

When seeking a divorce, there are a lot of decisions that must be made.  Making mutually agreeable decisions can be challenging during a divorce because there are often hurt feelings, anger, frustration, sadness, heightened emotions, etc.  All of the emotions in a divorce get even more heightened when arguments and testimonies have to be presented…

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What Are the Differences Between Divorce and Legal Separation?

What Are the Differences Between Divorce and Legal Separation?

Although many people use the terms “divorce” and “legal separation” interchangeably, they are two different legal processes. The main difference is that with a legal separation, two people remain legally married. A divorce undoes a marriage. There are some cases where it will work in a couple’s favor to legally separate, but it will depend…

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The Top 10 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Divorce Mediator

The Top 10 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Divorce Mediator

Divorce is usually sad, but it need not be emotionally and financially devastating if you ask these questions when you interview a divorce mediator. 1. What are your qualifications? Being a lawyer is an important qualification but doesn’t assure that the mediator has the background and experience to deal with the diverse degrees of emotions…

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Is Divorce Mediation Is for You?

Is Divorce Mediation Is for You?

When a couple decides to separate, their first thoughts tend to be about hiring divorce attorneys. Sometimes a couple develops too much bad blood to where the only course of action is to divorce through contentious lawyers and the court system. However, many couples still get along reasonably well. They have simply grown apart. Cases…

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Having Kids When You Didn’t Put a Ring on It

Having Kids When You Didn’t Put a Ring on It

Having Kids When You Didn’t Put a Ring on It Whether you and your co-parent decided not to marry, or you married and then divorced, you can’t deny the impact your separation will have on your children. Children from single-parent or split households experience vastly different upbringings from children from two-parent households. That doesn’t necessarily…

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The Single Parent’s Guide to an Effective Parenting Planning

The Single Parent’s Guide to an Effective Parenting Planning

The Single Parent’s Guide to an Effective Parenting Planning Raising a child alone is never easy. Whether you’re divorced, widowed, or never married, having the weight of a child’s life, health, and future happiness on your shoulders is enough to stress anyone. However, with an effective parenting plan you can relieve a great deal of…

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Co-Parenting Without Conflict for Unmarried Parents

Co-Parenting Without Conflict for Unmarried Parents

Co-Parenting Without Conflict for Unmarried Parents You’ve heard the term “broken home” – a home where divorce has created constant conflict and strife, resulting in an unhealthy environment for your children. You can avoid this to create a seamless, conflict-free parenting and child raising environment through careful co-parenting that begins with open communication and succeeds…

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How Divorce Mediation Will Benefit Your Children

How Divorce Mediation Will Benefit Your Children

How Divorce Mediation Will Benefit Your Children Virtually any divorce can benefit from the use of mediation.  The most amicable and most contentious divorces alike can find advantages in mediation because it provides a neutral person to listen to and help find mutually agreeable solutions to any issues.  Not only are their emotional advantages to…

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5 Ways Having a Co-Parenting Agreement Benefits Children

5 Ways Having a Co-Parenting Agreement Benefits Children

5 Ways Having a Co-Parenting Agreement Benefits Children In an ideal world all marriages would succeed, parents would stay together forever, and raise their children together. But, as we all know, that is often not the case. Parents separate and divorce and parenting through divorce is not only challenging for the parents but difficult for…

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Be In a Safe and Supportive Space with Divorce Mediation

Be In a Safe and Supportive Space with Divorce Mediation

Be In a Safe and Supportive Space with Divorce Mediation Divorce may be relatively common but it is never a decision that is arrived at lightly and is rarely what someone describe as an “easy” experience. Emotions run high, there are many things to figure out, and circumstances can be very contentious. But, divorce does…

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