The yoga teachings of non-violence (including in our language, so important in mediation), and compassion (to ourselves and others), as well as the skills of being present, balanced, keeping a steady mind and a stable core, even through “heat” are some of the more obvious areas where yoga practice on the mat can be applied to mediation practice “off the mat”.
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?
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Tax Issues and Divorce
The following is a list of common the tax issues to consider and discuss with your lawyer or tax advisor before finalizing the terms of your agreement.
Is Divorce Mediation Bad for Women?
It is occasionally asked whether mediation is bad for women. The assumption in asking this question is that women may not have the financial acumen or negotiating skills to be able to successfully negotiate to a fair agreement in mediation. There is nothing that is inherently good or bad about mediation for women. The more relevant question is, regardless of …
I need to move…but what about the kids?
You’ve received some good news: You’ve been offered that promotion you’ve been working towards. The bad news: In order to take the promotion, you’ll have to move out-of-state. Oh, and you share custody of your kids with your former spouse. In today’s increasingly-mobile society, this scenario is common. So – can you relocate if you share custody? The answer is …
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 …