I find this quote interesting. For this weeks Motivation During Divorce, the bit of advice stems from the significant amount of time we spend getting engaged, picking out a dress, and deciding on the perfect venue and date for the wedding. I can only guess it is because we are experiencing a time of happiness… Read More People Plan Weddings, Not Divorces
One of the best books I’ve read on the subject of negotiation is Getting To Yes by Roger Fisher and William Ury. They have gone on to write additional books and coordinated lectures on the topic, but for a quick read ( I think 150 pages or so) this book is the go to for… Read More Negotiation: Getting To Yes
I look at mediation as a great opportunity for parents! Litigation can result in unhappy parents with an agreement one or both cannot live up to. For individuals with time constraints, changing schedules (I think this describes most people!), and other people in their lives, mediation offers divorcing spouses the opportunity to customize the plans… Read More Why should I use Divorce Mediation?
Understand that mediation is an opportunity. If your dispute goes to trial a judge or jury will ultimately decide how you and the other party will proceed in the future. Mediation gives each party an opportunity to have a combined say in the outcome of their dispute. All mediation is voluntary. Even if you… Read More What Do I Need To Do To Prepare For Divorce Mediation?