Mediation Options in the Midst of Litigation

In an ideal divorce mediation process, the couple begins the dissolution of their marriage by meeting with the mediator, rather than with court filings.  They work over a series of mediation sessions to gather information, identify interests, generate options and ultimately reach an agreement that works for both of them.  Their lawyers support them from the sidelines during the mediation …

Working on settlement

Drafting Settlement Agreements

Even the most contentious divorces more often end in an agreement rather than a trial.  Therefore it’s as important that your lawyer is as skilled in drafting agreements as in trial practice.  Ann Vatterott and I recently authored an article which was published in the spring edition of the Saint Louis Bar Journal directed to practicing attorneys which addresses some …