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While no one sign can 100% predict that your marriage is over, there are some signs that if you see them your marriage may be heading for divorce.

As a family law attorney and mediator, I see many different reasons that people end up in my office for a divorce but some of the most common are below. Being aware

When you sign a prenup (also known as a premarital agreement or prenuptial agreement) you are putting in place an agreement that will stay in effect for the entire course of your marriage (and in fact, most couples who have one and stay together will never use it or even look at it again) unless you have agreed for it

Marital mediation, also known as couples’ mediation, is a specialized form of mediation aimed at helping couples address and resolve conflicts within their marriage in a way that strengthens their relationship and avoids the need for separation or divorce.

The mediation process focuses on communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills to help couples overcome common issues. Here are three common

Why is choosing a local San Diego mediation firm beneficial? Selecting a divorce mediator familiar with San Diego’s legal environment ensures that your divorce process is guided by someone who understands local laws and customs, offering a more relevant and personalized mediation experience.

Related Article: You Would Be Surprised How Much a San Diego Divorce Costs

Facilitating Communication During the

Welcome to our series of guest Q&As with divorce experts. As mediators, we often have the opportunity to collaborate with and refer our clients to other talented professionals from various disciplines. We all have a stake in our clients’ well-being, both during and after the divorce proceedings.

Meet Darcie Brown, LMFT, an inspiring attorney-turned-full time marriage & family therapist. Darcie

California’s child support laws are scheduled to undergo major changes in 2024 to create a fairer, more inclusive system. These changes are important for both custodial and non-custodial parents because they will impact child support arrangements.

Let’s take a more detailed look at a couple of the more impactful updates:

AB 1755 Child Support Guidelines

This bill, AB 1755,

What happens after you file for divorce? It’s a life-altering decision, and how you choose to navigate it can significantly impact your post-divorce life, especially if children are involved. In California, couples have the option to go through mediation instead of the traditional court route, which can offer a more amicable and collaborative way to finalize a divorce.

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Divorce, often a word that carries an overwhelming mix of emotions – confusion, uncertainty, and sometimes relief – marks a significant turning point in one’s life. If you find yourself on the cusp of the life-altering decision to file for divorce in Orange County, navigating this journey with as much knowledge and support as possible is essential.

While no one

Navigating a co-parenting relationship can be challenging, especially in the wake of separation or divorce. It’s a path that demands careful negotiation, where the ultimate goal is the well-being and happiness of your children. This is where mediation for co-parenting emerges as a useful tool.

Unlike the often-confrontational arena of the courtroom, mediation offers a flexible, confidential, and collaborative approach