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Choose Your Own Adventure! These are just two real examples of the different adventures people can choose when it becomes necessary to make changes to an original divorce agreement or judgment. When it comes to choosing YOUR own adventure, choose wisely!

Choose Your Own Adventure

We have seen an uptick in post-decree cases lately. In many of these cases, people were divorced with younger children. Their children have grown older; however, their original judgments or agreements didn’t address things like cell phones, automobiles and insurance, extracurricular activities, and college costs. Many are finding the need for mediation to work through …

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Back to School and Divorce: Commonly Overlooked Topics by Divorcing Couples

Summer is coming to a close as school buses are already making their rounds in many of our communities. Getting children back into a bedtime routine can be difficult early in the school year. Parents are finding time to breathe and catch up on things they put to the side during the summer. These adjustments …

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Dog Days of Summer

After repeatedly throwing a ball and watching my furry friend retrieve it, I thought it might be helpful to talk about pets and divorce. Most of us treat (and spoil) our pets similarly as grandparents do our children. Pets have become an integral part of families over the years. So, what happens to family pets …

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I See It Too

Confession time – I’m a huge fan of the show “This Is Us”. I love the interwoven story lines, and I have a bit of a crush on Milo Ventimiglia. However, as someone in a helping profession who deals with people going through one of the most emotional and difficult times in their lives, I …

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Spring(ing) Forward

With the spring equinox upon us, I think about how Divorce Mediation can help people spring forward with the rest of their lives. However, before we spring forward, it is good to take care of ourselves and look into and learn from our past.  Divorce Mediation vs. Couples Therapy Divorce Mediation is a future-focused process …

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Mortgage Interest Rates Trend Up and Splitting Couples Better Take Note

Mortgage interest rates are trending up. This is an impactful end of an unprecedented mortgage rate cycle with historically low rates. The length of this rate trough created an expectation of continued low rates with accompanying assumptions for financial and life decisions. This, of course, works until it doesn’t and many people are seeing future …

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More than Divorce: How We Have Used Mediation for Conflict Resolution

If you are familiar with our business or follow us on social media, you may know that most of our marketing involves divorce and post-decree disagreements. However, mediation is a simple and effective method to resolve conflict as well. We have had some interesting cases that were a little outside the box in the last …

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