Getting divorced: What does it all mean?

Here are some terms you will hear and read if you are beginning a divorce or custody case in the California courts. Dissolution: The legal term for divorce in California. It means the legal end to a marriage or domestic partnership. Division of property and/or child custody and visitation are usually part of a dissolution. […]

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Co-parenting Over the Holidays

The end of the year is a busy time, filled with opportunities for children to make happy memories with friends and family. But for separated and divorced parents, the holiday season can be stressful. Even if you have a solid custody agreement in place, special occasions and vacations can throw a wrench in the works. […]

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10 Reasons to Mediate

1. You get a fair process A mediator is impartial and does not take sides. All sides are heard. 2. Save time Court dockets are clogged and lawsuits can take years to wind their way through the system. In mediation, you decide when to start and when to end. 3. Save money Meditation costs a […]

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MediationWorks#

In honor of Conflict Resolution Week 2015, we are kicking off the our blog! Here, we’ll share our thoughts on communication and conflict resolution, as well as practical tips for successful mediation. Anne and I are trained in both mediation and law, and we believe that the core mission of both professions is the same: […]

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