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Going through Divorce Mediation

By |April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

For many Utah couples who are facing divorce, mediation is extremely beneficial. Not only do couples usually spend less on their divorce while being more in control of how their property or assets are divided, mediation often allows couples to come to an agreement without major conflict. What makes mediation work so well in many situations [...]

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Divorce Mediation Offers an Alternative to Court Proceedings

By |April 17th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , , |

Divorce mediation offers an alternative to court divorces for Utah couples, which can save them money and allow them to work together in the best interests of their children. Mediation can be especially helpful for ex-spouses trying to establish parenting plans because it can help them to learn to communicate with each other within the boundaries [...]

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Lowering the Costs of A Utah Divorce

By |February 10th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , |

A divorce can have a huge influence on the finances of those who are going through one. In addition to property division and the possibility of living on a single income, there are often legal fees to consider. Depending on how long the divorce takes, it could cost tens of thousands of dollars or more before [...]

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Divorce in Utah Requires Mediation

By |October 6th, 2014|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , |

While television shows and movies make it seem as though all divorce cases end up in court, action has been taken in Utah to keep this from actually happening. Since 2005, state law requires couples to seek out divorce mediation prior to ending up in court. Once a couple enters mediation, it is expected that they [...]

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Mediation Services still A Good Idea for an Uncontested Divorce

By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Many Utah couples may be able to come to reasonably fair terms of their divorce, without the need of formal litigation. An uncontested divorce can certainly help move the process along much more quickly. However, to ensure a settlement is fair and all legal aspects are accounted for, the use of mediation services may prove valuable. [...]

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Collaborative Divorce may be Good for an Uncontested Divorce

By |May 8th, 2014|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , |

The second decision a Utah couple has to make after they decide to end their marriage is what kind of divorce they want. More often, people are choosing collaborative divorce. This method provides the couple with a more peaceful resolution of their issues in an uncontested divorce, instead of the traditional --and often contentious -- route [...]

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A Uncontested Divorce may be the Best Thing for Children

By |April 18th, 2014|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , |

Many Utah parents attempt to weigh the pros and cons of staying together for the children's sake or going their separate ways. Plenty of studies indicate that divorce can have an adverse effect on children, but not as much attention is paid to those children who grew up walking on eggshells around their parents due to [...]

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