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Divorce Mediation vs Divorce Lawyer: Which is Right for You?

When a marriage ends, many people think that hiring a divorce lawyer is the only way to go. While it’s true that hiring a lawyer is a common practice, there is another way. The state of Arizona allows couples to use mediators to help them through the often painful process of divorce. When considering whether…

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The Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce

Occasionally, people will assume a divorce and a legal separation are the same thing. However, there are some key differences to be aware of. Understanding the pros and cons of both will allow you to determine which one is best for your particular marital situation. The Main Difference With a divorce, the marriage and any…

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Why Mediation is Faster Than Divorce Litigation

Why Mediation is Faster Than Divorce Litigation

The breakup of a marriage is stressful. Everyone’s emotions are in turmoil. Some spouses feel angry. Others feel aggrieved and bitter. Still others feel betrayed and fearful of what the future may bring. Children often think they were somehow to blame, resulting in guilty feelings. The longer a divorce takes, the more likelihood that such…

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Top 3 Ways to Remain Optimistic Through the Divorce Process

Top 3 Ways to Remain Optimistic Through the Divorce Process

Even if it feels like your whole world is crashing, there is life during and after divorce. But whether you will suffer this pessimistic feeling depends on the initial decisions you make how to go your divorce. Here are the top three decisions you can make to remain optimistic during the divorce process. 1. Mediate,…

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Why Mediation is a Healthier Divorce Option

Why Mediation is a Healthier Divorce Option

We’ve all heard the divorce horror stories and seen depictions on TV and in the movies. The spouses hate each other. Each hires a lawyer. The lawyers argue with each other. Each side tries to overpower and out-maneuver the other. The kids suffer from the parents’ antagonism and are caught in the middle. The hostility,…

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Co-parenting Do’s and Don’ts for All Parents

Co-parenting Do’s and Don’ts for All Parents

Parenting is tough enough, but co-parenting can get especially rough. Most parents agree that they want to do what is best for their children, but most parents do not always agree on what that is. Despite differences, parents need to co-parent cooperatively regardless of their circumstances, whether married, living together, separated, or divorced. Though parents…

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