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Is Divorce Mediation Right for You?

There are many benefits to divorce mediation, but it is not always right for each couple.  If you are thinking about getting divorced, and you can’t decide whether to try divorce mediation, here are some things to consider. In divorce mediation a couple can work together amicably to resolve the issues relating to the divorce. …

Pet “Custody” and Divorce

In all families, pets are just as an important member of the family as anyone else.  Unfortunately, the law has not caught up with this view.  Therefore, when spouses divorce, “custody” of a pet is not treated on the same level, legally speaking, as custody of child.  In child custody matters, the legal standard is…

Handling a Child Custody Case

There are not many other types of court cases that are more emotional and stressful than a child custody case.  Because emotions are running high during these types of cases, parents can sometimes fall into pitfalls and traps, which can ultimately hurt their case down the road.  Here are some tips for parents going through…