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When to Choose Counseling or Mediation During Divorce

When to Choose Counseling or Mediation During Divorce

Is it possible to get a divorce without hiring a pricey lawyer?

Simply put, yes.

News outlets, television dramas, and blockbuster movies create a misconception that it’s impossible to get a divorce without hiring a fierce attorney. Media leads us to believe that you have to have an attorney to get a divorce, but in reality, there’s no law that requires you to hire one at any point in the divorce process.

With that being said, it is difficult to get through a divorce without any help. With money, children, and emotions at stake, it’s highly recommended to have third-party help smoothen the transaction.

So what should you do if you need guidance, but don’t want to go the lawyer route?

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How to Have a Peaceful Divorce

How to Have a Peaceful Divorce

Divorces can be nasty, but they don’t have to be.

I recently wrote about Adversarial Divorce, which is a divorce where neither party can agree upon divorce terms. It’s is a long and nasty form of divorce. I received many questions in response to that article from people wondering how they can avoid an adversarial divorce, as they go into the process themselves. The wonderful part about this is that you have a lot of control over how the separation unfolds, and can easily make it amicable. Besides meeting with a divorce expert, follow these 5 steps that tell you how to have a peaceful divorce.

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What is Adversarial Divorce & How Do You Avoid It?

What is Adversarial Divorce & How Do You Avoid It?

Everything is going to be alright. Maybe not today, but someday.

If marriage is the epitome of falling in love, then divorce is the essence of climbing out of it. About 50% of American marriages end in divorce, for better or for worse. Some couples are able to end the union quickly and cleanly, but others aren’t so lucky. There are many different types of divorce ranging from no-fault divorce to adversarial divorce. Future divorcees should be informed on the ranges of divorce, and consult a social investigation specialist to navigate their unique situation, especially if they find themselves in an adversarial divorce.

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