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7 Key Questions to Ask Before Opting for Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation offers an alternative to traditional court-led divorce proceedings, focusing on collaboration and finding mutual ground. As couples navigate the emotional challenges of separation, mediation can serve as a less adversarial path toward resolution. Before embarking on this journey, however, it’s crucial to understand its nuances. This article delves into the...

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Why More Millennials Are Opting for Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements, once a topic whispered about in hushed tones, have become increasingly popular among the millennial generation. As they navigate a unique set of financial and societal pressures, many millennials view these contracts not as a sign of mistrust, but rather as a pragmatic approach to marriage. With factors like...

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Steps to Prepare for Your First Mediation Session

Divorce mediation provides a more collaborative and often less confrontational approach to ending a marriage. Instead of battling issues out in court, couples work together with a neutral mediator to find common ground and reach mutual agreements. Preparing adequately for mediation is important to ensure a smooth process and favorable outcomes for...

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Navigating Back-to-School Season Post-Divorce: A Guide for Parents

Navigating the back-to-school season is a pivotal time for families, but for those who have recently experienced a divorce, the challenge can feel even more daunting. Juggling new routines, school supplies, and emotional adjustments can be overwhelming for both parents and children. However, with careful planning and open communication, this transitional...

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Divorce Mediation with a Business Involved: What You Should Know

Owning a business with or without your spouse brings additional complications you should consider with your divorce. However, these complications make mediation the ideal method for resolving your divorce. 

Dorit L. Goikhman, the founder of Off the Record Mediation Services, LLC, is a trained mediator and family law attorney...

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