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Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

Joe Dillon, MBA is a professional divorce mediator and founder of Equitable Mediation Services. Joe is passionate about helping couples avoid the destruction of attorney-driven litigation and knows first-hand that the right information, combined with the right expertise and the right kind of support can make the challenging process of divorce less expensive, less time-consuming and less stressful for divorcing couples and their families. When he’s not mediating, you can find him exercising, cooking, and watching Cubs baseball.

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How to Have an Amicable Divorce

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator
  • The way you conduct yourself during your divorce will lay the groundwork for your life afterwards. That's why you're smart if you want to have an amicable divorce.
  • Not divorcing amicably will really cost you.
  • Here's what an amicable divorce looks like and what you must do to have one.

After years of soul-searching and months of counseling, you’ve made the difficult decision to end your marriage.

But don’t want your divorce or separation to be a knock-down, drag-out brawl.

One where you and your spouse hate each other when it’s over. Spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on divorce attorneys or litigating in court. And scar your children for life by destroying their family.

Instead, you want to have a peaceful divorce.

But you don’t know how or if it’s even possible.

So before you do anything, let’s first take a closer look at what it means to divorce amicably. And discuss five things you'll need to do to plan an amicable divorce process from the start.

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Popular

10 Biggest Divorce Mediation Benefits

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator
  • How you move through - and eventually beyond a divorce is your choice.
  • Divorce mediation enables a divorcing couple to resolve their divorce issues out of court.
  • No other divorce option comes close to offering the advantages that mediation provides. Here are all the benefits of mediating your divorce.

A Fair, Child-Focused and Peaceful Divorce is about Choices.

Going through a major life event such as divorce is a significant and stressful experience. It’s not only emotionally devastating, but the divorce process itself can be long, drawn-out and destructive to everyone involved, including your children.

In divorce, no one wins.

But how you move through - and eventually beyond a divorce is your choice.

So wouldn’t you want to choose the divorce option that’s peaceful, cost-effective and best for you and your kids?

Of course you would!

Ready to learn about divorce mediation?

Let’s dive in…

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Popular

Child Support in California: More Complex Than You Might Think

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

As a mom or dad preparing to start a divorce in California, your children are most likely your number one concern.

And they should be.

You love your kids and want the world for them.

So now that you're getting a divorce, how do you make sure they get the financial support they need in order to live healthy and happy lives?

That’s where child support comes in.

And there's a lot more to California child support than you might think.

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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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