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Why A Marriage Contract May Be Your Happily Ever After
It may not be the stuff of great romance, but it can be the key to everlasting love: The marriage contract. The difference between a prenuptial agreement and marriage contract is that…May 18, 2023
How Much Does Divorce Cost In California?
“So, how much will it cost me to get divorced?” This is probably one of the first questions that come to mind when one or both parties in a marriage begin considering…April 26, 2023
Four Options For Divorce
Traditionally, when people think of divorce, they tend to imagine two lawyers battling it out in court while their estranged clients and their children look on from the bench. While litigation is…April 12, 2023
Divorce vs. Legal Separation – What’s The Difference?
Some of the top questions we receive as divorce mediators are about the differences between a divorce and a legal separation. The funny thing about this line of questioning is that there’s…February 21, 2023
How Does Remarriage Affect Spousal Support?
Spousal support is often a contentious issue and one of the leading causes of animosity between former marriage partners after the dissolution of the relationship. Mediating your divorce can help reduce the…November 30, 2022
The Divorce Trifecta: Ensuring Your Legal, Financial, and Psychological Health Before, During, and After Your Divorce
Divorce is one of the most stressful and difficult times for a person to go through. In fact, the Holmes-Rahe Stress Scale indicates that divorce is only second to the death of…October 31, 2022
Identifying Financial Infidelity
While less infamous than its sinister cousin, financial infidelity is a common source of both marital strife and unintended financial damage to a marriage community. This poorly understood phenomenon lurks in the…September 5, 2022
Dispelling Common California Divorce Myths
Thanks to its inscrutability, the field of law is subject to a large number of myths and legends created from partial understandings, second-hand accounts, and exaggerated depictions in media. Much like our…July 29, 2022
How To Avoid Divorce
It goes without saying that getting a divorce is one of the biggest and most consequential decisions a couple can make both on an individual level and for their families. Not only…July 18, 2022
How Children Affect The Divorce Process
Even if divorce only affected the couple involved, it’s a highly complex and emotionally taxing experience. Divorces rarely only involve two people, however, and when children are involved in the separation, the…June 29, 2022