MEDIATION HELPS KEEP PARENTS AND CHILDREN IN CONTACT In a 12-year long study of the effects of divorce mediation outcomes involving a high conflict group - families who had filed for contested custody hearing, it was proved that those families who chose mediation had better results than those who stayed in the adversarial process. MEDIATION KEPT MOST FAMILIES OUT OF COURT More than 80% of mediated divorce participants stayed out of court. Only 25% of adversarial participants
Of all the milestones on the road to adulthood, people are increasingly forgoing one of the biggest: marriage, reports Claire Cain Miller in the NY Times. Twenty percent of adults older than 25, about 42 million people, have never married, up from 9 percent in 1960, according to data in a Pew Research Center report published recently. To read the full article, click here!
As an attorney who specializes in divorce mediation, I have helped many people through the very difficult process of separating from their partner. As a result, there are some tips for coping with this difficult process that I would like to share with you. 1. Always remember, being divorced is easier than getting divorced. 2. All bad things come to an end. 3. You absolutely will make it. 4. Maintain your sense of self. You are entitled to be happy, safe, protected, lov