Divorce Inertia

Many of the people who have filed for divorce during the lockdown or are going to get divorced or separated once life returns to the “old normal” are not doing so exclusively because of issues that arose during the pandemic. Most are people whose marriages were already on the rocks — but were staying together because of inertia. The pandemic simply served to accelerate the expiration date on what was already a flailing or dead marriage.  Why is it that some people (more...)

October 22nd, 2020|Divorce Mediation Process|

Is Your Attorney Asleep at the Wheel?

A lot of times people come to me for a second opinion or to have me take over their case. The complaint many people have about their attorney is not about billable hours. Rather, the chief complaint I hear is, “My attorney is asleep at the wheel and neglecting my case." Is he/she, though? The strategy in boxing is to wear down your opponent. Have him throw a lot of punches until he's totally drained. He may think he is beating you, (more...)

August 31st, 2020|Collaborative Divorce, Divorce Mediation Process|

Remote Mediation Works…for Now

“We're all riding the same ocean, but different people are in different boats.” I had heard that quote a long time ago, but it came back to mind as I was setting up my camera for a remote session. With videoconferencing, we’re inviting people into our boats — our homes — and that is a real and genuine experience. Remote mediation can be done quite successfully. In our firm, we view this as a time to be creating the agreements that will (more...)

May 18th, 2020|Divorce Mediation Process|

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