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How to Have an Amicable Divorce

Amicable divorce is possible and all about choices. Learn how to divorce amicably and the 5 things you must do to have a civil and peaceful divorce.

featured image of post: Child Support in California in 2024: More Complex Than You Might Think

Child Support in California in 2024: More Complex Than You Might Think

Determining child support in California is a lot more complex than you might think. Learn what you need to know so you can secure your child's future!

featured image of post: Facing a Gray Divorce? Avoid These 7 Pitfalls

Facing a Gray Divorce? Avoid These 7 Pitfalls

Facing a later in life divorce? Learn the most common gray divorce reasons, 7 critical problems to watch out for, and the best way to resolve them.

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What Does Divorce Mediation Cost? Learn The Real Truth

A mediator's hourly rate is only 1 of 4 factors that contribute to divorce mediation costs. Learn what the others are and how to ensure your divorce mediation is as cost-effective as possible.

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Divorce Mediation vs Lawyer: Which is Right for You?

Learn how divorce mediation compares to divorce with lawyers. This way, you can choose the professional right for you.

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Divorce Mediation Tips and a Divorce Mediation Checklist

Here are a few divorce mediation tips and a divorce mediation checklist to help ensure your mediation stays peaceful and on track.

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How to Negotiate a Divorce Settlement With Your Spouse That's Fair

Want to ensure you get a fair divorce settlement? Here are some steps to take and things you must do to ensure your divorce agreement is fair.

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10 Compelling Benefits of Divorce Mediation

Here are the 10 top benefits of divorce mediation for divorce. Before you hire lawyers, learn why you owe it to yourself and your kids to mediate instead.

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Considering Lump Sum Alimony? Avoid These 5 Mistakes.

Learn what a lump sum alimony buyout is, pitfalls to avoid if you're considering one, and how to get a result that's fair to both you and your soon-to-be ex.

featured image of post: Facing an Empty Nest Divorce? Watch Out for These 3 Tricky Issues

Facing an Empty Nest Divorce? Watch Out for These 3 Tricky Issues

Facing an empty nesters divorce? Learn the most common reasons this occurs, 3 significant challenges to watch out for, and how to get the best outcome.

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How to Find Good Divorce Mediation Near Me

Here's how to determine if the mediator you're considering has the skills and experience to successfully guide you through your divorce.

featured image of post: The Importance of a Good Divorce Parenting Plan

The Importance of a Good Divorce Parenting Plan

A divorce with kids is never easy. But using mediation to develop a good divorce parenting plan increases your chances of co-parenting success. Find out why.

featured image of post: Equitable Distribution: Who Gets What in a Divorce?

Equitable Distribution: Who Gets What in a Divorce?

In equitable distribution, who gets what in a divorce is complicated. Working with an expert divorce mediator is key to a fair agreement. Learn why.

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How Does Alimony Work?

Alimony is the most difficult issue to resolve in divorce for many reasons. Learn how it works, so you can secure your financial future.

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How Does Child Support Work?

Child support is a complex divorce issue for many reasons. Learn how child support works, and how you can ensure your children's financial well-being!

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Bird Nesting Divorce: Is it Right for You?

Learn the pros and cons of a nesting divorce, also known as bird nest parenting, and how mediation can help you develop a plan that works for your kids.

featured image of post: My Husband Wants a Divorce. What Do I Do?

My Husband Wants a Divorce. What Do I Do?

Does your husband want a divorce? Learn the 3 things you must do to protect the kids and ensure you get what you're entitled to.

featured image of post: Divorce After 10 Years of Marriage? Why Mediation is Key!

Divorce After 10 Years of Marriage? Why Mediation is Key!

There's a lot at stake if you are divorcing after 10 years of marriage. Learn the best way to divide, decide and resolve the critical issues.

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Divorce and Business Owners: 7 Things You Need to Know

Facing divorce with a business involved? Learn mistakes to avoid when dividing a business in a divorce so you don't lose everything you worked so hard to build.

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My Wife Wants a Divorce. What Should I Do?

Finding out your wife wants a divorce can be shocking and scary. Learn how you can take charge and proceed without losing your kids (and your shirt) in the process.

featured image of post: For Divorce After Short Marriage Mediation is Your Best Bet

For Divorce After Short Marriage Mediation is Your Best Bet

If you want your divorce after a short marriage to be fair, but don't want it to be full of drama, cost a fortune or take forever to complete, here's what to do.

featured image of post: The Challenges of Determining New York Alimony in 2024

The Challenges of Determining New York Alimony in 2024

The topic of alimony (spousal maintenance) in NY is a complicated one. Find out what you need to know and how to best resolve this complex issue.

featured image of post: How is Child Support Calculated in NY in 2024? 6 Things to Know

How is Child Support Calculated in NY in 2024? 6 Things to Know

Now that you're facing divorce in NY, here's how to make sure your kids get the financial support they need in order to live healthy and happy lives.

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Divorce After 20 Years: A Negotiation Survival Guide

Divorcing after 20 years of marriage (or more)? Here's what you can do to understand the issues you'll face and plan a smart course of action to preserve wealth and minimize legal bills.

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Determining Illinois Alimony in 2024

The topic of alimony in Illinois (maintenance) is complicated. Learn more about this difficult issue and the best way to resolve it.

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Determining Spousal Support in Washington State in 2024

Agreeing on spousal support in Washington State is not easy to do! Learn what you need to know about this complex topic and why mediation is the best way to fairly resolve it.

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Determining Alimony in California in 2024

Find out how alimony in California works and what you can do to prevent your spousal support negotiation (and divorce) from turning into a disaster!

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Determining Alimony in NJ in 2024

Determining spousal support in NJ is very challenging. Learn what you need to know about this complex topic and how to get a fair alimony agreement.

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Understanding Alimony in PA in 2024 and The Challenges of Resolving It

Agreeing on alimony in PA is no easy task! Learn what you need to know about this complex topic and why mediation is your best bet to resolve it.

featured image of post: Determining Alimony in Michigan in 2024

Determining Alimony in Michigan in 2024

Agreeing on alimony in Michigan is not easy! Learn what you need to know about this complex subject and how to fairly resolve it.

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How to Ensure Your Child's Well-Being in 2024 with Child Support in NJ

You may think determining child support in NJ is easy, but it's not. Learn what you need to know to ensure your children's financial well-being!

featured image of post: Safeguarding Your Children in 2024 with Child Support in Illinois

Safeguarding Your Children in 2024 with Child Support in Illinois

You might think determining child support in Illinois is easy, but it's not. Learn what to do so your kids don't suffer financially because of your divorce.

featured image of post: Determining Washington State Child Support in 2024: 8 Things to Know

Determining Washington State Child Support in 2024: 8 Things to Know

Learn the 10 things you need to know about determining Washington State child support so you can protect your kids from becoming economic victims of divorce

featured image of post: Think it's Easy to Determine PA Child Support in 2024? Guess Again!

Think it's Easy to Determine PA Child Support in 2024? Guess Again!

You may think determining PA child support is easy, but it's not. Learn what you need to know to ensure your children's future after your divorce.

featured image of post: 8 Child Support in Michigan Questions You Should Be Asking in 2024

8 Child Support in Michigan Questions You Should Be Asking in 2024

Wondering how child support works in Michigan? Find out what you need to know to ensure your children's financial well-being after your divorce.

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Collaborative Divorce vs Mediation

Collaborative law vs mediation: The choice is easy when you know the differences. Learn how divorce mediation compares to collaborative divorce.

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Community Property Washington State

Think community property in a divorce in Washington State is always divided equally? Learn how you can have a say in fairly resolving this complicated issue.

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Community Property California: Not Always 50-50 in Divorce

Think community property in a California divorce is always split equally? Learn how you can actually get a say in how to divide your property and debts equitably.

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11 Tragic Mistakes to Avoid in a High Asset Divorce

A high net worth divorce is much more complex than divorce with a basic asset pool. And there’s a lot more at stake! Learn why and how to protect your wealth.

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How to Have a Successful Divorce Mediation

Want a successful divorce mediation? Learn what you can do to ensure your mediation goes smoothly and results in the best possible outcome.

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What am I Entitled to in a Divorce?

What am I entitled to is a question many people facing divorce want to know. There's no easy answer, but here's a tip to help you get what you deserve in your divorce agreement.