Mediation Can Rebuild Trust – Litigation Certainly Won’t

Erosion of trust is a hallmark of the failure of many marriages. Marriages, of course, fail for many reasons. For some, the relationship weakens over time and the circumstances of growing apart, goals diverging or communication breaking down are relatively passive. In...

Neutral—But Not Silent!

Clients often ask me, “What do you think?” The question is totally understandable. Most of my clients haven’t been divorced before, so this is a new and challenging time for them, and they are seeking help. Any answer I may offer to that question will sound like my...

Understand Mediation and Respect the Process

In a recent consultation, a new client told me he had been advised by two different attorneys to steer clear of mediation. While I didn’t probe too deeply, it seemed that the attorneys thought mediation would leave this client unprotected and vulnerable to being taken...