Divorce Mediation

What Happens in a Divorce Mediation?

Posted in Divorce Mediation on May 10, 2023

The hard truth of the matter is that not every marriage will last 50 or more years. A lot of marriages will end before one of the spouses dies. Because of this, you need to work with a Solana Beach divorce attorney from Ratzer | Dobis. Divorce mediation is a common tool used by couples… read more

The Five Stages of Divorce Mediation

Posted in Divorce Mediation on March 29, 2022

Divorce mediation is a type of dispute resolution that is a popular alternative to going to trial. With mediation, a couple has a chance to resolve their issues and create a settlement agreement – preventing the case from a tedious, expensive and unpredictable court trial. If you are considering mediation during your divorce case in… read more

4 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Family Mediation Attorney

Posted in Divorce Mediation on December 15, 2020

If you and your spouse have decided that family mediation is the best way to resolve your divorce case or legal separation, it is time to choose your mediator. Selecting the right attorney will take careful consideration, as who you hire can significantly impact the outcome of your case. Not all family mediation attorneys are… read more

Family Law Mediation – How Can Mediation Help a Family Matter?

Posted in Divorce Mediation on May 21, 2020

Family law is a large practice area that encompasses matters such as divorce, child custody, visitation, spousal support, estate plans, prenuptial agreements and domestic violence. Every year, the courts in California hear thousands of family law cases. Not every family matter must go to trial, however. With alternative dispute resolution options such as mediation, many… read more

The myths about divorce mediation in California

Posted in Divorce Mediation on April 4, 2019

Television is great for fantasy shows. The problem is some people who watch TV take a lot of what they see at face value, including what happens during the divorce process and what divorce mediation entails. California residents should know that there are a few myths perpetuated by TV dramas and movies regarding divorce. The… read more

Fewer couples choosing between divorce mediation and trial

Posted in Divorce Mediation on January 31, 2019

Research shows that the rate of marital dissolution is declining, and the millennial generation’s tendency to keep their marriages intact may be the reason why. Specifically, 18 percent fewer couples in 2018 versus 2008 had to go through divorce litigation or choose an alternative dispute resolution process, such as divorce mediation. Here are a few reasons… read more

Mediation can save your sanity in a divorce

Posted in Divorce Mediation on October 25, 2018

Solana Beach residents who are getting divorced need to be strategic about their decisions. But, since the divorce process is fraught with emotions, this can be difficult. One way that divorcing couples can remove themselves from the fray of emotional outbursts is to agree to mediate their divorce. Why mediate? There are numerous reasons that… read more

Divorce mediation, trial can epecially affect men emotionally

Posted in Divorce Mediation on September 13, 2018

A marital breakup can understandably be challenging to cope with from an emotional standpoint. This is true even in the most amicable of divorce situations, such as one involving divorce mediation. Here is a rundown on a couple of reasons why men might especially struggle with a marital dissolution in California. For starters, men have a… read more

College savings important discussion point in divorce mediation

Posted in Divorce Mediation on August 16, 2018

Dissolving a marriage in California can unfortunately throw a person’s long-term financial plans off. These plans include not only savings for the future in general but also savings for retirement. However, divorce can also affect a married couple’s plans for saving for their children’s college education — an important issue to address during divorce mediation…. read more

College debt can be source of conflict during divorce mediation

Posted in Divorce Mediation on August 8, 2018

One of the biggest causes of stress in marriage is money, especially debt. For this reason, it may not come as a surprise that college debt can take a toll on marriages in California. In fact, it can even become a major sticking point during divorce mediation if two spouses decide to break up yet try… read more

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