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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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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Affordable Process

USE A MEDIATOR FIRST Using a mediator is a great first step and can help you resolve issues without going to court. Mediation is an affordable tool to help families resolve conflict and navigate the family law process. The process starts when you and your spouse or co-parent meet together with the mediator to decide…

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HOW TO TALK TO YOUR SPOUSE ABOUT MEDIATION

You may want to use the mediation process for your situation but are not sure how to approach the subject with your partner or significant other. Perhaps the mediation process sounds like a good choice for your family but having the initial conversation may be difficult. Chances are, it may already be challenging to have…

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3 SIMPLE STEPS

Is a simple, healthy and respectful process important to you and your family? Using a mediator can be an efficient, cost-effective solution. We make this possible in three simple steps: Meet We meet for one or more mediation sessions to discuss important topics, such as the family home, bank accounts, vehicles, and children. We simply…

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CHOOSE YOUR PATH

A neutral and qualified mediator can help you and your spouse distribute responsibilities peacefully and respectfully. Most mediations take only a few sessions using a quick and affordable process. The mediated pathway is described by most as an amicable, simple, and efficient method. Pennsylvania has an option that allows couples to use a simple process.…

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PREPARE YOURSELF

The key to a smooth mediation process is preparation. Your mediator may ask you to gather documents to prepare for your session. These documents should include property and debts owned both individually and together. Your mediator will ask you questions, such as the date acquired, how the property is titled, and the approximate value of…

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PEACEFUL PROCESS

Private Path What does a peaceful process look like? In Pennsylvania, we have a mediation process for couples. This option eliminates the expense and time required for one spouse to formally blame the other spouse in court.  Couples can choose to keep their families’ private information and “dirty laundry” out of court and out of…

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HEALTHY PROCESS

Who are healthy mediation support professionals? Mediation divorce support professionals are experts that help families navigate the mediation process. We are committed to offering a healthier process and understand the importance of a peaceful path. Here are a few professionals that may help you gather the information you need to make informed decisions for you…

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EMPOWER YOURSELF

Gathering the information you need to organize your life and your finances can empower you to make the best decisions for your future. A budget form or worksheet can help you make decisions for yourself and your family. When creating your budget worksheet consider gathering information about your income and expenses AFTER divorce or separation.…

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