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How to Save Money on Your Divorce

Divorce is not complicated, it is simply the end of your legal status as a married couple. In Pennsylvania, property and debts are divided equitably (Equitable Distribution). The process is straightforward, couples must equitably divide, distribute or assign the marital property. However, if you and your spouse want to fight about it, divorce lawyers will…
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The Family Law Nightmare

As you may be aware, Family Law matters can quickly snowball out of control. Both sides may threaten to take the house or the kids or may falsely claim abuse to gain the upper hand in a divorce proceeding. Sadly, lawyers play a role in the drama by escalating conflict. Why would this happen? Simply…
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What Type Of Mediation Is Right For Me?

Prenuptial/Premarital Mediation Prenuptial Mediation is for dating or engaged couples to discuss issues related to their relationship, wedding day, and future marriage. Premarital agreement mediation can help prevent an adversarial approach and help couples communicate and determine their own terms with a neutral mediator. In premarital mediation, you have equal bargaining power over the outcome.…
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There’s No Such Thing As A Dragon

My career as a divorce mediator has taught me many lessons, and my clients have become my greatest teachers.  I have noticed that several of the same issues repeatedly lead couples to my office for divorce or separation.   The pattern I have seen so often brings to mind the children’s book “There’s no such thing…
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Love and Marriage

Each spring, I have the pleasure of teaching a course that brings me so much joy and satisfaction every year. The class is called "Love and Marriage" and is offered as an undergraduate course at West Chester University, located in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
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Marital Mediation

What is Marital Mediation? Marital Mediation is for couples facing marital challenges and those that would prefer to stay married and resolve conflicts together. The main goal or purpose of Marital Mediation is to save your marriage and avoid divorce. Mediation is not therapy. Your mediator will guide you through a practical approach to resolving…
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