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How Much Does Divorce Mediation Cost?

The cost of divorce mediation varies depending on the circumstances and the complexity of the case.  I can tell you, however, with absolute certainty that the mediation process costs significantly less than litigation.  Mediation is the most cost efficient method to work through your legal divorce issues. There is more than one model that divorce…

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Duration of Divorce Mediation Process

I am often asked how long the process of divorce mediation takes.  There are many different models of divorce mediation.  Many mediators use the same hourly billing method that traditional attorneys use.  The problem with that from a time line perspective is that the case can drag on for an indeterminable period of time similar…

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New Credit Rules – Household Income No Longer Counts

This week I learned about a recent change in the law that will affect divorcing couples’ credit and their ability to move forward financially.  In a nutshell, as of October 1, 2011, instead of household income, only individual income will be considered for establishing credit.  This means that a stay at home mom is going…

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Why Choose Divorce Mediation?

As a rule the public generally thinks of the divorce process as a litigated divorce—two parties going to court until the matter is concluded either by the decision of a judge or by the parties settling things somewhere down the line.  Unfortunately this process takes a long time, costs a lot of money and most…

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Parental Alienation Day April 25th, 2011

An article/essay came to my attention through the social networking site LinkedIn. The reason it caught my attention was because the author, Rosalind Sedacca, CCT, was reiterating the beliefs I hold strongly as a professional divorce attorney mediator. I followed this wise author to her website and found the article was her blog for the…

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The DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Plan) Loophole

We’ve all been hearing about the DROP controversy in Philadelphia.  (It’s happening in New Jersey as well.)  Well, what is it and what’s the latest?  DROP stands for Deferred Retirement Option Plan.  What it has turned into is a loophole for city employees.   According to the Cabrini College Locquitor, “Elected officials are con­sidered city employees…

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