During the divorce settlement process, it is important for each spouse to only agree to the terms they are comfortable with, agreeing to some issues and disagreeing on others is par for the course, as is responding with counter offers in an effort to find common ground where possible.
For many clients considering divorce, discretion and privacy is of the utmost importance. They are concerned about their private affairs or financial information becoming public through a court file. A pre suit mediation is a process for resolving many of the issues in a divorce before the divorce action is filed in the courts. If…Read More
If you and your spouse are considering divorce after a lifetime of accumulating assets, sorting out all the details regarding property division, spousal maintenance and even child support can get expensive. To keep legal fees down, you may want to consider the following tips to reduce the costs of getting a divorce. Avoid a trial….Read More
Attorney Michael Strauss was reappointed by the Chief Judge of the Family Law Division as a Lake County Mediator for 2018-2020. Our associate, Attorney Deanna Hoyt, was appointed as well. Congratulations to both!
Divorce mediation is an alternative to traditional litigation which can be less adversarial and costly to couples seeking a divorce. When seeking the services of a mediator, it is important to choose one with experience who possesses complete familiarity with the divorce laws in your state and is able to assist you with necessary court…Read More
Depending on your circumstances, divorce mediation may be a good option for you. Mediation with regard to child custody and support can provide a less adversarial environment to find solutions when parties don’t agree. Seeking mediation many also save you time and money compared to traditional litigation. Sometimes couples just cannot see eye-to-eye on issues…Read More