Everything happens in its own time. But, when it comes to divorce, it seems like nothing happens on time or in time! It’s bad enough that getting a divorce is like having an ice-pick driven through your heart. But the way that divorces drag on and on makes the pain so much worse. You wish you could … Read more about How to Set A Divorce Timeline (That Works!)
Mediation costs less money, takes less time, and gives you more privacy and control over the outcome of your divorce than contested litigation ever will ... when it works. The problem is, it doesn’t always work. If your spouse is determined to fight to the death, or is purposely hiding money, or … Read more about 10 Divorce Mediation Tips to Make Your Divorce Mediation a Success
Most lawyers will tell you not to even try to negotiate a divorce settlement with your spouse. That’s because most lawyers believe that they can negotiate for you better than you can negotiate for yourself. Usually, they can … but not always. That’s because when your lawyer gets involved, your … Read more about 10 Tips for How to Negotiate a Divorce Settlement That Doesn’t Suck
“If I’m going to mediate my divorce, why do I need a lawyer, too?” It’s a logical question. Many mediators are lawyers. If you have a mediator who is also lawyer, it makes sense to assume that you don’t need to hire two people when one person alone could do the job. Unfortunately, one person … Read more about Understanding the Divorce Mediation Process: Why You Need a Mediator AND a Lawyer
Getting divorced is not what it used to be. In “the old days,” (i.e. 25+ years ago) everybody got divorced pretty much the same way: they hired a lawyer, served their spouse with a summons, went to court, fought for awhile, and eventually settled or went to trial. Today, you have so many more … Read more about How to Choose the Divorce Process That Will Work Best for You
Just when you think you've heard it all, someone comes up with something new and, well, it kind of rocks your world a little bit. At least, that's how I felt when I read the latest news about the "Divorce Hotel." You check in on Friday married, and, after spending the weekend working with … Read more about Divorce Hotel … Really?!