Mediation

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Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support During COVID-19

The pandemic has greatly affected everyone in America. With unemployment continuing to rise after six months of stay at home orders; many Americans are struggling to make ends meet. Earlier during the pandemic, many divorce attorneys and mediators noted an increase in separations across the country due to the stressors and added pressure that the …

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When Not to Use Mediation Services for a Divorce

Mediation services provide many benefits to couples that are seeking a divorce. Not only does mediation avoid the arduous process of litigation but it also allows couples to deal with their problems peacefully and respectfully. There are no winners/losers in mediation, just two people working out a compromised solution that benefits both of them. For …

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The Top Benefits of Business Mediation Services

Business mediation has become increasingly common in recent years. Traditional disputes between multiple parties in a business would have to be solved with lawyers in court. But with business mediation, parties can craft compromised solutions outside of the courtroom with a business mediator. The reason this system has become popular in the last few years …

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How To Achieve an “Amicable Divorce” Through Mediation

Divorce is never a pleasant process. Traditionally it involves, multiple court dates, lawyers, witnesses, paperwork, and leaves all parties feeling hurt, angry, and both physically and emotionally exhausted. And even after it is all over, it isn’t over. The way things proceed during your separation will continue to echo into your future, especially if you …

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Crafting win-win financial solutions for your divorce in Paxton, Ma

When people are contemplating divorce and finances, the typical assumption is that expenses will double and assets will get cut in half.  With the team approach in Collaborative Practice, we can often craft a win-win financially by tapping the expertise of our financial team members so that a divorcing couple can come out much better off …

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Family Mediation for Modification of an Existing Order or Judgment

Family Mediation has become more popular with parents ever since August 2013, when the Probate and Family Court was permitted to accept Joint Petitions to modify an existing judgment or order. Pursuant to Massachusetts Supplemental Probate and Family Court Rule 412, parents can submit a Joint Petition in order to change a judgment or court order …

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