OK You’ve made the decision to get a divorce. You look on line for a mediator. You’ll find a longer list nowadays than you would have a few years ago because now “every divorce lawyer is a mediator”. Be careful. Every divorce lawyer is not a good mediator. Most lawyers have been too long schooled
I know this is probably a very difficult time for you. Making the decision to end a marriage can be gut-wrenching. You ask yourself: Should I do this? Should I hire a lawyer? What’s going to happen to the kids? What’ the divorce going to cost? How am I going to live? And a hundred
This is a follow up to my last blog where I suggested that you and your soon to be ex, write a letter to your children about a parenting schedule that puts their interests before your own. Well, this is a follow-up to that letter. Here we assume you have a parenting plan in place.
Are you and your spouse planning to divorce? Do you have young children who could be devastated by this? How are you going to establish a parenting plan that will put their interests before your own? (If you don’t, the Court will.) To help insure that you and your soon-to-be-ex do have your kids best
So you would like to mediate your divorce, but you think you’ll have a hard time convincing your spouse to go along. I’m assuming he or she is ready to end the marriage as well and having a conversation about how to do it won’t be a surprise. Here are some opening lines that might
Here’s a divorce question for you: Do you want to litigate your divorce or mediate it? Why do I ask, you say. Let’s put it another way, choose A or B: A. Do you want to see your money put the divorce attorneys’ kids through college? B. Do you want to see your money put
At the end of my last blog (Part 1), on hiring a Kalamazoo divorce lawyer, I said that after we talk and decide that mediation might not be for you that I would then recommend the right kind of lawyer. Here I want to list a couple of questions you might want to ask that prospective divorce attorney.