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Factors That Determine the Amount of Child Support

Factors That Determine the Amount of Child Support

Divorce can be tricky when it involves children and the child is often considered during divorce proceedings or mediations. This is especially true when it concerns child support, which can be difficult to understand. Fortunately, there are some specific factors that help to determine how much you or your spouse should pay for child support…

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3 Tips for Talking To Your Children About Divorce

3 Tips for Talking To Your Children About Divorce

Talking with your kids to announce your divorce could make you feel many emotions ranging from discomfort and fear to sadness. Although it’s likely not a conversation you’re looking forward to, it’s a very necessary one. The way you discuss this matter with your children sets the tone for how they’ll cope with the separation…

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5 Benefits to Getting Divorced Without Hiring Lawyers

5 Benefits to Getting Divorced Without Hiring Lawyers

Divorce is never easy. It’s an emotionally fraught time for all involved, compounded by teams of lawyers fighting for their clients. It becomes less about the people involved and more about who can walk away with more. But it needn’t be like that. Many couples choose divorce mediation because of its high success rate: it…

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What Are The Benefits of Co-Parenting Mediation?

What Are The Benefits of Co-Parenting Mediation?

Separation or divorce can be difficult, especially when children are involved. Co-parenting is an important aspect of family life after divorce or separation, but co-parenting isn’t always easy. However, co-parenting mediation can help divorced or separated parents in various ways. 1. Make Life Less Stressful for Your Children When parents divorce or separate from one…

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Rights of Unmarried Fathers in Arizona

Rights of Unmarried Fathers in Arizona

If you are a father in Arizona but aren’t married to the mother of your child, she automatically becomes the legal guardian of your son or daughter. If you’re in a good co-parenting relationship with the mother, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Unfortunately, if you and the mother of your child don’t get along…

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Divorce Mediation is For the Whole Family

Divorce Mediation is For the Whole Family

Going through a divorce is possible the most upsetting thing that can happen to a family. If you have children, it can feel even worse. Choosing divorce mediation will give you the tools you need to make sure everyone is safe, especially when children are involved. The Forest or the Trees? When emotions run hot,…

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10 Reasons Why to Mediate Your Divorce?

10 Reasons Why to Mediate Your Divorce?

1. Mediation drastically decreases if not entirely eliminates the hostility, stress and costs common to using lawyers and court-based proceedings is. 2. Mediating parties, not a lawyer or judge, control all decision-making. 3. Mediation focuses on solutions not problems making sure that both parties make fully informed decisions. 4. The best interests of children are…

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What to Look For in a Postnuptial Agreement

What to Look For in a Postnuptial Agreement

Many couples do not want to enter into a marriage with a prenuptial agreement because it seems like they are setting themselves up for failure before they even say ‘I do.’ However, after tying the knot, some couples may decide that it is a good idea to take steps to protect and/or divide property in…

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Why Mediation Leads to Less Stress than Traditional Divorce

Why Mediation Leads to Less Stress than Traditional Divorce

Don’t let a divorce cause you and your spouse excessive costs, conflicting communication and stress. Whether you’ve just determined to seek a divorce or have been pursuing it for some time, find out how mediation can reduce stress for both parties, help you seek closure and create a suitable arrangement for everyone involved. Avoid Excessive…

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