Divorce Mediation

Divorce Settlement Disability Insurance

Divorce Settlement Disability Insurance

Until now, there hasn’t been a way to ensure divorce settlement and child support payments continue if the person making those payments, “the Payor,” becomes totally disabled. While some people in white collar and professional/technical jobs may have disability income insurance through work or carry personal disability income insurance, it only insures a portion of…

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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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Stay Out of Court With Divorce Mediation

Stay Out of Court With Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation has become a popular alternative method of divorce in recent years. When divorcing couples engage in mediation, they hire a mediator instead of each hiring a personal attorney. The mediator acts as a neutral party who does not take sides. Instead, he or she is an experienced professional who provides whatever legal, parenting,…

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The Benefits of Getting a Divorce Without Lawyers

The Benefits of Getting a Divorce Without Lawyers

If you and your spouse want to get a divorce as quickly and cost effectively as possible, there is a way you can do so. Though you may have heard horror stories about friends and friends of friends spending years and thousands of dollars on divorce litigation, you can walk away from your marriage is…

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Three Reasons Why Divorce Mediation Is Superior to Hiring a Lawyer

Three Reasons Why Divorce Mediation Is Superior to Hiring a Lawyer

If you are currently undergoing or considering a divorce, then you probably want the process to be completed as quickly and with as little stress as possible. Hiring lawyers to battle out your case in court is not conducive to these goals. Instead, consider divorce mediation. Divorce mediators seek to reach a mutually agreeable settlement,…

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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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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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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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Cost Savings of Mediation Significant Compared to Divorce

Cost Savings of Mediation Significant Compared to Divorce Divorce is rarely a pleasant experience for any of the people involved, no matter how many legal contracts are in place to smooth the process. Many couples hope to thwart disaster with a prenuptial agreement, postnuptial agreement or legal separation agreement, and those can certainly help. But…

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5 Reasons to Use Divorce Mediation Instead of Hiring a Lawyer

Many couples considering divorce choose mediation instead. The primary goal for a mediator is assisting both parties to reach a mutually satisfying agreement. The mediation specialist meets individually with each person and as a couple to develop a clear understanding of what both sides expect from the process. The documents they help create are tailored…

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Understanding Divorce Mediation

Mediation is one of the most popular techniques for negotiating a divorce settlement. A professional mediator meets with both you and your spouse over multiple sessions to discuss and resolve difficult issues surrounding your divorce. The mediator serves as a facilitator to help both of you determine the best possible solutions. However, the mediator guides…

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