What is divorce mediation?
Divorce mediation is a voluntary settlement process used frequently and successfully by married couples who want to divorce, and by domestic partners who want to separate. Divorce mediation gives couples the option to plan their futures rationally, and in an atmosphere of cooperation and mutual respect. With the assistance of a trained divorce mediator, you can reach an agreement that is custom-made for your family, your finances and your future.
Divorce mediation is the preferred choice for couples and families facing separation and divorce because it provides a cost-saving means to reach agreements in a cooperative setting. At the same time, divorce mediation gives couples more control over the process and decision-making. As a result, communication between couples is better so resolutions take less time. Learn More »
Council News and Announcements
REGISTRATION OPEN! The New York State Council on Divorce Mediation will be holding its Annual Conference at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, NY on May 2-4, 2014. Brochures will be … [Continue..]
In our house, we keep a shopping list for the next person who goes out to buy groceries. I’m not the best at putting things on that list, and so when my wife has returned from shopping, and something I needed wasn’t purchased, I have only myself to blame – how could I expect her to read my mind … [Continue..]
It’s rare in my practice for both parties to be in the same frame of mind about getting a divorce. Most often, one person is more prepared for the process and the separation, and the other party may not even have come to terms with the concept that the marriage will come to an end. What can each of … [Continue..]
Save the Date: Saturday, September 6, 2014 Canandaigua, New York Details to Follow … [Continue..]