Arizona Divorce Process or Mediation

You are experiencing conflict, and you do not know what to do about it, so you do nothing.  It is common and all too easy to acclimate to bad conditions – so much so that you forget what it is like to live a joyful life free of conflict.  It takes no thought or effort to get used to a bad situation. It is like the proverbial frog who does not notice that it is being cooked to death because it was placed in cold water that was slowly heated to the boiling point.  Conflict has a way of weighing … [Read more...]

Why You Should Use Mediation in Phoenix before going to Court

I previously provided five situations when mediation is particularly helpful.  What follows is five more situations where mediation should be used (although mediation will benefits almost all people in conflict at almost any stage of the conflict). Trial outcome is uncertain. The outcome of trial is always uncertain.  There are no guarantees.  However, there are cases where a party stands a greater chance of coming out on the losing end of an argument, and there are cases where losing an … [Read more...]

How Do You Use Mediation To Resolve A Divorce? – Phoenix Arizona

Everyone has heard about the nightmares associated with divorce litigation:  huge attorney’s and expert fees, aggressive letters from the other party’s attorney, and endless requests for documents and information about your private life that you must provide.  At the end of it all, usually one or both parties are not wholly satisfied with the Court’s rulings. Mediation is an alternative to divorce litigation.   This article describes the basic process for divorce mediation. The mediation … [Read more...]

How is Mediation different from Arbitration or Litigation? – Arizona

Mediation is very different from the adversarial process of arbitration and litigation. What is Litigation? Litigation is probably the best known form of getting a dispute resolved and probably one of the most expensive as well.  Litigation can have considerable drawbacks which include the expense, time and uncertainty over the outcome.  Mediation typically is faster, less expensive gation, arizona mediator, arizona mediation, phoenix mediation, phoenix mediator, mediator phoenix, … [Read more...]

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