Category Archives: Divorce Mediation

Men are Always at Fault, Right?

In a divorce, one party often portrays their spouse as a villain. This stereotype has continued, and even grown over the years and even though many women have jobs, knowledge, access to information, and are empowered much more than in … Continue reading

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Don’t Sacrifice Your Future – Part One

The month of April is known to most Americans as “tax month”. In honor of this dubious distinction, I thought discussing some of the various divorce tax traps and issues would be useful to my readers. Have you heard the … Continue reading

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Just When You Think It is Safe To …

No, this is not the movie “Jaws.” However, it can be just as scary when it is getting close to the divorce becoming final. Being on the end stretch of the road to divorce does not mean that the track … Continue reading

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5 biggest divorce mistakes financially

Check out my story about divorce mistakes on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1BShBhA.

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Divorce – Not a Bed of Roses But Doesn’t Need to Be the War of Roses

Do you remember the movie, “The War of the Roses”? Danny De Vito was the divorce attorney, who, while advising his client, told the client about the Roses and how their divorce descended into a downward spiral, culminating in a … Continue reading

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New Year Resolution

During the 2014, I have seen a number of clients whose marriages are ending.  At the beginning of the process, my clients are often in emotional turmoil and unfamiliar with the legal system. Then, too, their uncertainty about their financial future often leaves them them … Continue reading

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Divorce and Pets

In my research on pets and divorce, most of the literature discusses people who have fought over the custody of their pets, and how the courts have handled those cases.  However, the pets are one of issues that I have … Continue reading

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Divorce Generation X-Style

The divorce rate seems to have dropped during the recession.  Some people who have contacted me told me that they have decided to stay together because they “cannot afford” to get divorced.  The reasons given to me are usually one … Continue reading

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Divorce is Just Plain Sad

I have seen a large number of couples come through my door for divorce mediation.  The reasons for the divorce are usually as varied as the relationship between the individuals involved.  However, almost all of my clients have told me … Continue reading

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Mediation – Adding Calm to An Emotional Situation

One of the values of having a qualified mediator helping clients resolve their differences is the element of calm that he or she can inject into mediation. Clients who may have developed unproductive and emotional ways of dealing with differences … Continue reading

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