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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.

I asked 52 experts (in addition to me and Joe) to reveal their best and most insightful tips on preparing for divorce so you can make this  as peaceful and stress-free as possible.

I hope you find them helpful during your own divorce preparation!


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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Amicable, Fair, Divorce Mediation

10 Biggest Divorce Mediation Benefits

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

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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, Amicable, Fair, Divorce Mediation

How to Have an Amicable Divorce

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

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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 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. And scar your children for life.

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 from the start.

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Amicable, Fair, Divorce Mediation, Illinois, New Jersey, California, New York, Pennsylvania

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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