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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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Why Is Change So Hard?

With fall entirely upon us, as evidenced by the cooler temperatures, changing colors, and unpredictable weather, it reminds us of change and transitions. Understanding Change Humans, much like other species, are creatures of habit. Our habits, rituals, and ways of thinking become less flexible and more rigid as we age. When it comes to adapting …

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How Limited Scope Legal Representation and Divorce Mediation Go Hand In Hand

Written with Rachel Hernandez In most divorce cases, people hire attorneys to represent them through the divorce process. The attorneys will be with them from the beginning to the end, potentially representing them in court all along the way. A litigated divorce tends to be costly, with attorneys providing their clients with their full menu …

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