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Protecting Assets in Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:34+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Mediation|

  Protecting Assets in Divorce There are two primary parts of divorce law.  One part, that is in every divorce, is the area of property, including assets and liabilities.  The other part of divorce law is when there are children involved – and not every divorce has children involved.  But every divorce will deal with some [...]

The Truth about Mediation

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:59+00:00 February 18th, 2014|Divorce, Jill O'Connell, Mediation|

Mediation Myths and the Truth Behind Them Mediation is a negotiated settlement conference with an independent person, the mediator, assisting the negotiations between the spouses.  The mediator is trained to assist the negotiation toward resolution of the divorce. From a mediator’s perspective, mediation seems to be easily misunderstood and a personal perspective can create a [...]

Divorce and Family Law Mediation

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:59+00:00 February 11th, 2014|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Mediation|

Benefits of Divorce and Family Law Mediation Mediation isn’t always appreciated.  Sometimes it’s seen as one of the stepsisters in Cinderella.  I see it in my client’s eyes when I mention it as an alternative to trial or before a hearing or trial. I am a true fan of mediation.  Mediation can be used in [...]

Do I have to go to Court? – 3 Ways to Settle Your Case

By | 2016-10-30T04:35:13+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Collaborative Law, Divorce, Divorce In the Media, Jill O'Connell, Mediation|

3 Ways to Settle Your Case In light of the recent news that Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have finally reached a settlement in their divorce proceeding, we decided it was a good time to look at 3 ways to settle your case, without having to go to trial. Informal (“Kitchen Table”) Settlement Agreements – [...]