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Family Mediation: Knowing When to Compromise

Are you faced with legal issues that can impact other members of your family? Whether you are dealing with an upcoming divorce or dividing a substantial inheritance, it is not uncommon for relatives to face off in court. Family mediation, however, is an affordable alternative that allows you to settle your differences peacefully. Here are…

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Avoiding Legal Fees With Divorce Mediation

For many couples, the emotional tango of divorce is the most painful part of an estranged marriage. However, the financial burdens associated with traditional litigation is virtually sure to exacerbate this pain. Before hiring an attorney or tackling the paperwork on your own, consider the advantages of divorce mediation. Get Help Filing for Divorce The…

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3 Reasons to Resolve Your Divorce Outside of Court

Going through a divorce is rarely easy, but battling it out in the courtroom can be even more difficult. For many couples, making decisions about child custody, property division and alimony requires an in-depth knowledge of the inner workings of a family relationship. While a judge tries to do his or her best when making…

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Divorce Mediation versus Trial

Divorce is never easy. However, relying on litigation to dictate the terms of your divorce can substantially increase both the emotional and financial cost of divorce. Divorce mediation can be used to help you and your soon to be ex-spouse make decisions on your own terms, often with a savings of tens of thousands of…

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Understanding the Role of a Divorce Mediator

Perhaps you have heard about mediation and how effective it is at helping couples navigate through divorce proceedings without the necessity of time-consuming court appearances. However, you may be wondering exactly how a mediator is able to achieve this result. As you consider the many benefits of mediation in resolving your divorce, here is some…

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Five Things to Know About Prenuptial Agreement (“Prenups”)

Unfortunately, many couples decline to establish prenuptial terms prior to their wedding day. This can lead to huge financial hardships and courtroom stresses down the road. Here are some points to keep in mind when considering prenuptial mediation agreements. Who Needs a Prenup? Everyone can benefit from a prenuptial agreement. These documents are in place…

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Real Estate Options Following a Divorce

Real Estate Options Following a Divorce During the divorce process, if the couple owns a home, they will need to sort through a number of real estate options for their home. They will first need to determine if either spouse wants to keep the home following their divorce.  If so, they need to determine if…

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