Let’s Chat!

Let's Chat!

Curious about mediation? Start here! Let’s Chat!  The first step is to schedule a consultation or 15-minute chat to discuss your specific needs and situation.  A brief conversation can help you discern whether the mediation method is the right choice for your family. Schedule a FREE and confidential chat here: Let’s Chat! Sample Script If…

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The Six Stations of Divorce

Bohannon's Six Stations of Divorce

As couples divorce, they may experience different phases during the process.  In 1970, anthropologist Paul Bohannan proposed a model consisting of six stations, or types, of divorce: EMOTIONAL, ECONOMIC, CO-PARENTAL, COMMUNITY, LEGAL and PSYCHIC.  The mediation method is a gentle tool to help guide couples through these stages of the divorce process. THE EMOTIONAL DIVORCE:…

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Mediation for Separation

Are you considering separation? If so, it may be helpful to decide on the terms. Generally, there are two types of separation—informal and formal. Whether informal or formal, a separation can be physical, financial, or both.

INFORMAL SEPARATION

In an informal separation or trial separation, couples can use a mediator to agree to terms, including finances, custody, support, and other arrangements, without signing any legal documents.

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