Should We Stay Together for the Kids?

Equitable Mediation

You may be wondering about divorce and its effect on children and asking yourself if you should get a divorce or stay married for the sake of your kids.

What parents who love their children wouldn't?

But does staying together for the kids do more harm than good throughout the years?

In order to settle the age-old debate on whether or not you and your spouse should end your unhappy marriage and divorce or stay for the kids, we asked a panel of experts to share their advice for parents.

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Topics: Contemplating Divorce

Divorce Mediation vs Lawyer: Which is Right for You?

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

The decision to get a divorce is a very difficult one no matter where you live or what the circumstances.

But while some may think the decision itself is the hardest part of the divorce process, the choice of using divorce mediation vs divorce lawyer can be an even more challenging one if you don't know the differences between the two.

With a little education, you can make the decision that's right for you in your situation.

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Popular

How to Save a Marriage – 32 Experts Share Their Best Advice

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

I know what you’re thinking...

Why as a divorce mediator are you writing about how to save a marriage relationship? Isn’t it your job to help couples end their marriage with a no-fault divorce?

Honestly, I was thinking the same thing…

Yes, my job is to help couples divorce peacefully and it isn't my role to provide marriage therapy and help a husband and wife find a way to save the marriage. But divorce mediation is only appropriate when both spouses are on the same page.

If one of you wants to end your marriage but the other wants to know how to save a marriage on the brink of divorce, there’s not much I can do.

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Topics: Contemplating Divorce

The articles in this blog are for informational purposes only and are not intended as legal advice, financial advice, emotional advice or counsel.

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