Your mediator should require each of you to bring to the mediation complete documentation of all your assets, debts, income and expenses.
Unlike divorce litigation, a non-adversarial divorce requires the commitment of both of you to work towards an agreement outside of the courtroom.
Talking to Kids About Divorce
Do you and your soon to be ex-spouse know how to talk to you kids about a pending divorce?
Co-Parenting During the Holidays
Holidays, for children of divorce, are just plain hard. The holiday season can remind them that their family is divided, and they may feel they are being pulled in every direction. Consider these holiday co-parenting tips from Kids in the Middle to make the season bright for your kids: Co-Parenting Tips for the Holidays Have questions or need more help? …
Back to School Expenses
Having trouble managing your children’s expenses as school starts back up?
Back to School Transitions
Back to school season can be rough for divorced or separated parents. Kids in the Middle offers some tips for transitioning smoothly…
Is it a Good Idea to Bring a Friend to Your Consultation with Your Lawyer?
An initial consultation with a lawyer, particularly when relating to a family matter, can be a stressful time, making it difficult to think clearly. Some clients ask to bring a friend, sibling or parent to the meeting for assistance or moral support. Although this may seem helpful, it is not always a good idea. Waiving the attorney-client privilege and confidentiality When you bring a …
A Mediation Roadmap
If you are considering mediation, you may be wondering about the details of the process. Each mediation process is as unique as each family. The particular issues and amount of time you will need to spend addressing them will vary depending on your particular situation. The following is a general roadmap of what a mediation process can look like. Initial …