5 Alternatives to Divorce

5 Alternatives to Divorce You Should Consider Before Divorcing!

Today we take a look at a few other options worth your consideration if you face divorce in the future. Before beginning however, please remember that these alternatives are not appropriate for every case and local court rules may modify or restrict what is available in your county. With that in mind, below is a…

Working with a Guardian Ad Litem

Getting the Most From Your GAL: Working with a Guardian Ad Litem

In custody cases that are especially combative, it is common for a judge to appoint a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL). The role of a Guardian Ad Litem is to assist the court in its determination of custody, visitation, and other issues related to the well-being of a child. The GAL will conduct a thorough investigation…

Planning for Divorce Mediation

7 Tips for Effectively Planning for Divorce Mediation

Nearly all contested divorces go to mediation. Sometimes the parties volunteer to attend mediation very early in the process. Other times they do not attend mediation until a judge orders them to do so. Either way, one can safely assume that a contested divorce or domestic matter will involve mediation at one point or another….