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Which Path is Best for Your Divorce?

The word is spreading over coffee cups and in the carpool lane: if you can handle your divorce through a mediator, you’ll avoid a great deal of drama, almost certainly end up with a fair and equitable settlement, and pay a fraction of the cost. But in my practice as a certified divorce mediator, I’ve

How Can You Avoid Divorce?

The societal shame at the thought of divorce has lifted. Today, unhappy marriages can have an expiration date; just a few decades ago, they would have lasted for year after unhappy year. I’m seeing couples in my practice as a divorce mediator who simply chose the wrong partner; they married in good faith and it

Six Key Disqualifiers for Divorce Mediation

Which Path is Best for Your Divorce? The word is spreading over coffee cups and in the carpool lane: if you can handle your divorce through a mediator, you’ll avoid a great deal of drama, almost certainly end up with a fair and equitable settlement, and pay a fraction of the cost. But in my

The Divorcee’s Holiday Survival Guide

Holidays are filled with emotional landmines. In This Article We can’t recapture the excitement we had as children, but we’ll never forget it, either. Add in the divorce that stripped you of your daily joy, and that’s a recipe for the holiday blues. There are ways to safeguard holiday joy during and after divorce. You just

Why Does It Hurt So Much?

Minimizing the High Emotional Cost of Divorce Perhaps one of the only things more painful than enduring a divorce is living through a broken marriage. Divorce is a time of transition—an emotionally shattering process that is the only path to a happier, more hopeful future. Can you minimize the psychic wallop you’re feeling? If you

Minimizing the High Emotional Cost of Divorce

I am a divorced mom, a former divorce lawyer and family court hearing officer, a Certified Divorce Mediator and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. I've seen a lot when it comes to divorce. My hope here is that this article acts a roadmap for anyone thinking about a divorce, going through one currently, or has gone

Ask a Divorce Mediator: How Can You Avoid Divorce?

The societal shame at the thought of divorce has lifted. Today, unhappy marriages can have an expiration date; just a few decades ago, they would have lasted for year after unhappy year. I’m seeing couples in my practice as a divorce mediator who simply chose the wrong partner; they married in good faith and it

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