As Seen in the Huffington Post: When Is the Right Time to Divorce When You Have Children? Join the Conversation!

At some point after the wedding festivities died down, you woke up and realized that you'd made a mistake. After the infatuation faded you recognized that you didn't want to live with this person for … [Read more...]

Parenting Wrong in the Best Interests of the Kids

Some of the greatest moms and dads I know are also some of the worst parents I've ever seen. The worst offenders of that greatest bunch are the divorced moms and dads, because while they're trying so … [Read more...]

Could Co-Mediation Work for You and Your Spouse?

Often in mediation, one party may feel like he/she is not being "heard" or understood by the mediator.  Depending on the gender of the mediator, either party may feel like that mediator doesn't … [Read more...]

Common Errors and the Cost of Your Divorce

Common Errors Can Affect the Cost of Your Divorce Divorce is an industry unto itself, and has many constituents, including attorneys, judges, court administrators, counselors, therapists, mediators … [Read more...]

Using Mediation Skills to Avoid Divorce Court

Present Your Best Case First Imagine your car is hit in the mall parking lot by a busy holiday-shopper, who wasn’t paying attention when she filled the back seat of her car with large packages … [Read more...]

Summer Camp Squabbles Post-Divorce

Dear Diane:  We've been divorced for two years, and share equal custody of our 10-year old son (our son switches houses week to week).  Our marital settlement agreement says that my ex has to pay 60% … [Read more...]

Was Divorce on Your New Year’s Resolution List?

The holidays are a joyous time for about 50% of couples.  The other 50% are looking at each other secretly wondering, "How do I get out of this marriage" or, "How can I possibly make this work?"  With … [Read more...]