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We are a husband and wife, divorce mediator and divorce coach, and we specialize in helping couples resolve the issues required for divorce -peacefully, fairly and cost-effectively. We're passionate about helping families avoid the destruction of attorney-driven litigation. And our all-inclusive, flat-fee mediation services provide an ideal divorce solution. Divorce isn't easy, but it doesn't have to be a disaster. Let us help!

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Collaborative Law vs Mediation

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  • Collaborative Law and Divorce Mediation are two of the five ways a couple can get a divorce.
  • There are many differences between these two divorce methods including cost, time to complete and approach.
  • Here's how Collaborative Law compares to Divorce Mediation and how to decide which is best for your situation and circumstances.

If you've just made the decision to end your marriage, there's no doubt it was probably one of the biggest and most difficult decisions you ever made in your life.

But now you have another important decision to make.

How to actually get the divorce.

You may have heard mediation is more peaceful and cost-effective. But you also want to more about what is collaborative divorce process and how these two methods compare.

Let's take a closer look at collaborative law vs mediation so you can decide which one is right for you.

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Popular

How to Prepare for Divorce – 54 Experts Share Their Best Tips

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Going through a divorce or legal separation is a complicated and overwhelming ordeal.

So if you’ve made the decision to divorce or are facing divorce proceedings because your spouse has stated their intention to end the marriage, you might be wondering what first steps you should take to get through this difficult process as quickly and amicably as you can.

Knowing that steps taken up-front can make the entire divorce process more peaceful, fair and drama-free, we asked 52 experts (in addition to Joe and me) to reveal their best and most insightful tips on preparing for divorce with simple, actionable tips.

We also asked a number of former clients who are now divorced what, if anything, they would have done differently to make their divorce more peaceful, fair, cost-effective and/or easier on their kids. And what divorce advice they have for others getting ready to start the divorce process with children.

NEW SECTION: Finally, in light of recent circumstances, we asked experts to share tips for how individuals and couples who were intending on starting a divorce (prior to the Coronavirus pandemic) can best deal with the stress of life on hold and sheltering-in-place with someone they no longer wish to be married to.

I hope you find all of the following insights helpful during your own divorce preparation!


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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Popular

The 5 Divorce Options and How to Choose The Right One

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What Are My Options for Divorce?

I’m sure you’ve heard the statistic that 50% of marriages end in divorce. But I bet you never thought your marriage would be one of them.

No one does.

Making the decision to end your marriage was (or will be) one of the biggest and most difficult decisions you have ever made in your life.

And you didn’t take this decision lightly.

But what you may not have realized at the time was that this would not be the only important decision you’d need to make. It was actually the first of many…

The next thing you’ll need to decide is how to get a divorce.

So what ARE the divorce options available to you?

And how do you choose the option that’s right for you in your particular situation?

We will answer those questions and more in this post.

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Topics: Planning for 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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