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Mediation Works When You Take the Time to Nurture Your Divorce

| By Jody Comins, Divorce & Family Mediator | Apr 18 2018

It may seem ironic that you would "nurture" a divorce, but mediation works best when both parties take the time to communicate with each other.

3 Don'ts for Your Divorce

| By Susan G. Lillis, Attorney at Law, P.C. | Mar 30 2018

People turn to divorce attorneys for guidance on reaching a divorce settlement. The advice I offer often deals with what NOT to do.

Grandparents Rights After Divorce or Separation

| By Edward Buckner - Mediator | Sep 27 2017

Grandparents and parents can agree about visitation without going to court. But if they cannot agree, in certain situations grandparents might be able to get a court order that says they can visit.

Challenging The Myths Surrounding Divorce Mediation

| By Dr. Lynne Halem, Center for Mediation and Dispute Resolution | Aug 1 2017

Mediation is a confidential process where decisions are made in a private conference room. There are no filed declarations making accusations against each other. You maintain your good reputation.

Use Mediation Early and Often to Settle Your Divorce Case

| By Howard I. Goldstein, Esquire | Jul 21 2017

It is never too early to start mediation. Here are some reasons why early resort to mediation can be helpful.

Communication and Divorce Mediation

| By Susan Lillis, Esquire | Jun 5 2017

Many marriages break down because of a lack of communication or poor communication. So if a marriage can't last due to bad communication, how can you expect those same two people to sit in a room and come to an agreement in divorce mediation?

Choosing a Divorce Mediator

| By Dr. Lynne C. Halem, Director of The Centre for Mediation and Dispute Resolution, Wellesley, MA | Sep 21 2016

Two years of marital counseling has come to a crashing halt with the decision to divorce. After a few more sleepless nights of weighing the alternatives, you decide to give mediation a try.