Going through Divorce Mediation? 3 Tips to Keep It Smooth and Drama-free!

Are you going through divorce mediation and are worried about the process being negative and acrimonious? What you might not realize is that it doesn’t have to be either of those things. You and your soon-to-be-ex-spouse have the power to make this process smooth and free of drama. Read on to learn how to make […]


Understanding The Types of Mediation

Peer mediation is a common technique used to settle many kinds of disputes, from problems in the classroom to issues in the workplace and many other cases as well. One of the areas where mediation is most commonly used is in cases of divorce. It can often be the best way to settle disputes and […]


How To Survive The Holidays While Going Through a Divorce

Going through a divorce is stressful enough, but when the holidays roll around the stress can be greatly intensified. Who will the children spend the holidays with? How will you cope with the emphasis on family during this time of year, when yours is broken up? If you are newly divorced or going through the […]


California Courts: Self-Help Resources For Divorce

Getting a divorce is an intimidating prospect. It can be an expensive one as well. For those who cannot afford attorney fees, there are ways to get the divorce without hiring lawyers to litigate in court. One of those ways is do-it-yourself divorce. But how do you know what to do? For those who want […]


Annulment vs. Divorce: Is Divorce Really The Answer?

The question of annulment vs. divorce is one that many couples face every day. It can be extremely painful to end a marriage no matter which way you choose to go about it, but the choice you make should be well thought out and agreed upon by both parties in order to ensure the best […]


Divorce Without Court: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

After 10 years of marriage, Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced they will be divorcing. The following joint statement was released on June 30, 2015, one day after they celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary. “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce. We go forward with love […]


Attorney or Mediation: The Best Way To Go Through A Divorce

How to file for divorce is one of the first things couples that suddenly find themselves at an emotional impasse may wonder about. The answer may be more complicated than you think. There is actually more than one option open to couples who are considering divorce and it may be worth their while to weigh […]


Common Reasons For Divorce

The reasons for divorce can vary from couple to couple. Sometimes it’s as simple as realizing that you just can’t live together comfortably; other times it’s something much more serious such as once spouse cheating on the other. Whatever the case, you’ll need to be clear about why you are taking this very serious and […]


Dealing With Divorce: Some Helpful Hints

What is divorce? That’s a good question and one that many couples don’t stop to consider closely enough before jumping into the process. In legal terms, divorce is the legal action taken to bring about the dissolution of a marriage. In other words, it is the formal end of a marriage. Emotionally, it is very […]


Find A Lawyer: The First Step To Divorce

Once you know the different types of lawyers available, you will be better prepared should you find yourself considering the option of divorce. But knowing which type of lawyer you need and finding the right lawyer for you are two different things. Choosing your divorce lawyer is the first step toward successfully navigating what can […]


Is No Fault Divorce The Right Type For You?

No fault divorce is the quickest, easiest and least complicated way to dissolve a marriage, but that doesn’t mean it is always right for every couple. Before you decide to file this way, it is important to at least consider all the options, discuss them with your attorney, and make sure that is really the […]


Change And Transition In Divorce: Making It Work For You

Part of the Divorce With Dignity service is to offer our clients referrals to other professionals who can help them get through the difficulties of divorce and rebuild their lives. Today we are pleased to present a guest blog from Sue Kessner, MS, LPCC and Herb Kessner, PhD, who offer counseling, coaching, and workshops designed […]