Solutions Divorce Mediation Inc.

Solutions Divorce Mediation Inc.

At Solutions Divorce Mediation, Inc., we use mediation to assist participants to achieve a divorce on their own terms.

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What is Co-Mediation? 09/17/2021

What is Co-Mediation?

Check out the latest blog post on divorce mediation from Solutions Divorce Mediation. Serving Long Island clients looking for a cheaper alternative to the traditional divorce.

What is Co-Mediation? The mediation process is popular in divorce cases as it provides each spouse with greater control over the outcome of the case and helps them to avoid expensive, drawn-out litigation. The term “co-mediation” refers to a system in which divorcing spouses use two neutral mediators to work through ...

Setting Yourself Up for Success in Mediation 08/24/2021

Setting Yourself Up for Success in Mediation

Check out the latest blog post on divorce mediation from Solutions Divorce Mediation. Serving Long Island clients looking for a cheaper alternative to the traditional divorce.

Setting Yourself Up for Success in Mediation Mediation is frequently relied upon as a method for avoiding litigation in divorce. But while mediation does have a very good potential to help you work through your issues and avoid court, it doesn’t just happen magically. There are some steps you can take to set yourself up for some...

How Do Lawyers Help in Divorce Mediation? 08/19/2021

How Do Lawyers Help in Divorce Mediation?

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How Do Lawyers Help in Divorce Mediation? One common question people have about mediation is whether they need an attorney in the process. While technically you can go through the mediation process without an attorney, it’s much more advisable that you seek legal assistance in the process. Here are just a few of the biggest benefits that ...

Mediation Can Be Used for Prenups 08/18/2021

Mediation Can Be Used for Prenups

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Mediation Can Be Used for Prenups When implementing a prenup, it is important to do so in a tactful, collaborative manner. If each party “lawyers up” as part of the prenup, it could lead to a very confrontational, adversarial process that sours the relationship. Mediation, therefore, is a great tool for developing prenuptial agr...

What is the Difference Between Arbitration and Mediation? 08/12/2021

What is the Difference Between Arbitration and Mediation?

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What is the Difference Between Arbitration and Mediation? Arbitration and mediation are both forms of alternative dispute resolution in divorce that can allow you to avoid the costly and time-consuming process of litigation. Both allow more privacy and control over the divorce process. However, outside of those primary benefits, the processes differ signif...

What to Bring to Mediation 08/11/2021

What to Bring to Mediation

Check out the latest blog post on divorce mediation from Solutions Divorce Mediation. Serving Long Island clients looking for a cheaper alternative to the traditional divorce.

What to Bring to Mediation Prior to your first mediation session, you will likely receive a list of items from your mediator that you must bring to the session. This will include documents, contact information and other items that will make negotiations and the overall mediation process go much smoother. Here’s a quick over...

Tips for Negotiating Alimony With Your Spouse 08/05/2021

Tips for Negotiating Alimony With Your Spouse

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Tips for Negotiating Alimony With Your Spouse One of the issues you will likely need to negotiate in your mediation is alimony, both in terms of whether one of you will pay it and in what amount. As part of your alimony negotiations, you will need to carefully analyze both your resources and those of your spouse. What is...

How to Prepare for Child Custody Negotiations in Mediation 08/03/2021

How to Prepare for Child Custody Negotiations in Mediation

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How to Prepare for Child Custody Negotiations in Mediation The topic of child custody can quickly become emotional, leading to some challenges in a mediation setting. It’s important you arrive at your mediation session prepared to have some difficult conversations. Here are a few tips to help you arrive ready to discuss the issues. Get some sleep: You’r...

Tips for Handling Child Custody in Mediation Settings 07/30/2021

Tips for Handling Child Custody in Mediation Settings

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Tips for Handling Child Custody in Mediation Settings Child custody is frequently the most hot-button issue in divorce. If you and your spouse are mediating your divorce, you can probably expect to spend the most time talking about this issue, unless you’ve been able to come to an arrangement of your own already. Here are a few tips to...

Tips for Bringing Up the Possibility of Divorce Mediation 07/28/2021

Tips for Bringing Up the Possibility of Divorce Mediation

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Tips for Bringing Up the Possibility of Divorce Mediation If you’re interested in pursuing mediation to deal with the issues of your divorce, you’ll need to bring it up to your spouse. Having any kind of conversation about your divorce can be understandably difficult, but if mediation is to be successful you’ll need to develop some level of comfort.....

How Much Will I Pay for Divorce Mediation? 07/22/2021

How Much Will I Pay for Divorce Mediation?

Check out the latest blog post on divorce mediation from Solutions Divorce Mediation. Serving Long Island clients looking for a cheaper alternative to the traditional divorce.

How Much Will I Pay for Divorce Mediation? One of the most common questions people have about divorce mediation: how much will it cost? It’s understandable to be worried about costs of the process, considering how your financial circumstances are likely to change significantly coming out of your divorce. While mediation will save you quite...

Tips to Help You Get Ready for Your First Mediation Session 07/20/2021

Tips to Help You Get Ready for Your First Mediation Session

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Tips to Help You Get Ready for Your First Mediation Session The prospect of attending your first mediation session can be understandably nerve-racking, but if you come prepared, you’ll find yourself much more at ease with the process. Here are some of the ways you can prepare to make the process go smoother upon your arrival. Plan your route: Make sure you...

Factors that Influence the Length of Divorce Mediation 07/15/2021

Factors that Influence the Length of Divorce Mediation

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Factors that Influence the Length of Divorce Mediation Divorce mediation is frequently used as a way to shorten the length of the divorce process, especially when compared to divorce litigation. However, there are still some factors that could make the mediation process itself take shorter or longer. Some of these factors include: Wealth: The number of....

Characteristics of a Suitable Divorce Mediator 07/14/2021

Characteristics of a Suitable Divorce Mediator

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Characteristics of a Suitable Divorce Mediator If you’re investigating the possibility of mediation for your divorce, you’ll need to find a mediator who can take on your case. But how do you know if you’ve found the right mediator for the job? Most of the time, your attorney will have several mediators to whom they can refer...

How to Find a Mediator for Your Divorce 07/09/2021

How to Find a Mediator for Your Divorce

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How to Find a Mediator for Your Divorce Mediation is a very focused niche within divorce law. So how do you go about finding a mediator who will be able to take on your case? If you’re working with an attorney (which we highly recommend), they will be able to refer you to mediators in your area. But if...

What to Know About Negotiations in the Mediation Process 07/07/2021

What to Know About Negotiations in the Mediation Process

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What to Know About Negotiations in the Mediation Process When the negotiations get started in your divorce mediation, it is likely the mediator will encourage you to get started with simpler, less-contentious issues. The idea is that tackling these easier issues will help you build some momentum and establish some trust to help you get “warmed up” for...

Issues Pertaining to Military Divorces 06/15/2021

Issues Pertaining to Military Divorces

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Issues Pertaining to Military Divorces When military couples (both spouses in the military or just one) get divorced, there are some additional issues that come into consideration that are not factors in civilian divorces. Let’s take a quick look at a few things you should know about military divorces. Jurisdiction can be complicated: ...

Your Pension and Your Divorce 06/11/2021

Your Pension and Your Divorce

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Your Pension and Your Divorce If you’re going through a divorce, all of your assets will have to pass through the asset distribution process. Not every asset is considered a marital asset, but a pension likely will be. Here’s a quick overview of what you should know about pensions and the asset division process. Pensions are...

How to Tell Your Children About Your Divorce 06/09/2021

How to Tell Your Children About Your Divorce

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How to Tell Your Children About Your Divorce The prospect of telling your children about your upcoming divorce can be daunting. There’s almost certainly going to be an emotional reaction, and you have to be prepared to guide your children through the difficult time that is to come. While telling children about divorce is never easy, there ar...

What Children Want From Their Parents During Divorce 06/03/2021

What Children Want From Their Parents During Divorce

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What Children Want From Their Parents During Divorce The emotional turmoil of a divorce or separation isn’t just exclusive to the spouses going through it—children can also suffer significant trauma as a result of a divorce. It’s important to make sure you consider their needs and pay close attention to them as you navigate through and beyond th...

Dealing With Stimulus Checks in Your Divorce 06/01/2021

Dealing With Stimulus Checks in Your Divorce

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Dealing With Stimulus Checks in Your Divorce Another round of stimulus checks recently went out to Americans. The most recent round of checks was $1400 for adults and dependents alike. If you are in the process of going through a divorce, you might wonder how those stimulus checks are to be handled. Here’s an overview of what you...

Why It’s Important to Avoid Divorce Litigation 05/27/2021

Why It’s Important to Avoid Divorce Litigation

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Why It’s Important to Avoid Divorce Litigation Divorce attorneys will frequently advise clients to go through mediation or collaborative divorce processes rather than rely on litigation. This is because the divorce litigation process can quickly become drawn-out, expensive and emotionally turbulent. Whenever a divorce case goes to litigation, yo...

What is a Mediator’s Role in Your Divorce? 05/25/2021

What is a Mediator’s Role in Your Divorce?

Check out the latest blog post on divorce mediation from Solutions Divorce Mediation. Serving Long Island clients looking for a cheaper alternative to the traditional divorce.

What is a Mediator’s Role in Your Divorce? If you are unfamiliar with the process of divorce mediation, you might be wondering what the mediator’s job is during your sessions. There is a misconception that the mediator is present to determine what a fair agreement looks like. However, this is not the case—a mediator is not a judge or...

The Role of Attorneys During Divorce Mediation 05/20/2021

The Role of Attorneys During Divorce Mediation

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The Role of Attorneys During Divorce Mediation There is a common misconception that divorce lawyers discourage mediation because it takes a lot of the issues of the divorce out of their hands. Both of these statements are untrue, however—the majority of attorneys support mediation whenever it is a feasible option for people going through a div...

Divorce Mediation Levels the Playing Field 05/18/2021

Divorce Mediation Levels the Playing Field

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Divorce Mediation Levels the Playing Field One of the biggest benefits of divorce mediation is that it does a lot to level the playing field between spouses. It is a supervised setting in which spouses can negotiate the terms of their divorce, meaning it is very difficult for one spouse to dominate the other and control...

Tips for Purchasing a House After a Divorce 05/13/2021

Tips for Purchasing a House After a Divorce

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Tips for Purchasing a House After a Divorce Divorce can have a significant impact on your financial state, and also result in a lot of upheaval in your personal life. You may, for example, need to find a new place to live after your divorce, but purchasing a new home can be easier said than done depending on...

The Stages of the Divorce Mediation Process 05/12/2021

The Stages of the Divorce Mediation Process

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The Stages of the Divorce Mediation Process As you go through the divorce mediation process, you can expect it to have several stages. Here’s a quick look at what the process may look like for you. Introduction: In the early, introductory phases of mediation, the mediator will meet with you, learn about you and your goals and...

Protecting Your Rights During Divorce Mediation 05/06/2021

Protecting Your Rights During Divorce Mediation

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Protecting Your Rights During Divorce Mediation As you go through the mediation process, it’s important for you to be mindful of your rights. Even though mediation is meant to be less adversarial, there’s still a possibility your spouse could try to take advantage of you, or infringe upon your rights. The best way to protect your rights...

Court-Ordered vs. Private Mediation: What to Know 05/04/2021

Court-Ordered vs. Private Mediation: What to Know

Check out the latest blog post on divorce mediation from Solutions Divorce Mediation. Serving Long Island clients looking for a cheaper alternative to the traditional divorce.

Court-Ordered vs. Private Mediation: What to Know The mediation for your divorce might be court-ordered, or it could be a private mediation. But what is the difference between these two mediation approaches? Here’s a quick overview of what you should know. When mediation is ordered versus chosen A court-ordered mediation is mediation that is mand...

Tips for Dealing With Your Mortgage in a Divorce 04/29/2021

Tips for Dealing With Your Mortgage in a Divorce

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Tips for Dealing With Your Mortgage in a Divorce Your home is almost certainly the most valuable asset you have in your estate, and if you’re still paying a mortgage it adds to the complexity of your divorce process. Here are a few tips for dealing with some of the logistics of a mortgage as part of your divorce: ...

Some Positive Habits That Can Help You Through a Divorce 04/27/2021

Some Positive Habits That Can Help You Through a Divorce

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Some Positive Habits That Can Help You Through a Divorce The divorce process can be emotionally and logistically quite difficult. In addition to working with an attorney and allowing them to guide you through the process, you should also make it a point to develop some healthy, positive habits that will keep you in the right mindset and help you...

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At Solutions Divorce Mediation, Inc., we help participants achieve a divorce on their own terms. If your goal is to dissolve your marriage or change the terms of your divorce with privacy, dignity, open communication, and control over your future and your family's future, we can guide you there.

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