How to Succeed at Mediation: Part 1 – Strategic Silence

How to Succeed at MediationPart 1 -- Strategic Silence Silence is Power Silence is a powerful technique utilized by practitioners across a variety of professions.  Family mediators, psychotherapists, teachers and even sports announcers utilize silence strategically to create an intended effect.  You can similarly use silence during family mediation to make it more likely that …

UNCONTESTED Divorce in Florida: The Solution You Are Looking For

UNCONTESTED Divorce in Florida:The Solution You Are Looking ForWhat is an Uncontested Divorce? The primary goal of any divorce should be to keep your case "uncontested".  This means all of the legal issues you have to resolve to get a divorce in Florida are resolved without ever entering a courthouse or having a judge make …
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Florida Cohabitation Agreements in 2020

Objectives:1) Understand cohabitation and differentiate from common law marriage 2) Identify situations where a cohabitation agreement might be helpful to you Is Cohabitation Legal or Illegal in Florida in 2020? Cohabitation, whether due to quarantine, alternative to marriage, or for any other reason is currently 100% legal in Florida.  It is important to understand what …
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Fair & Friendly Mediation Started with a Simple Question-

What is it that divorcing people need, and why are they not getting it? People need a way to get divorced without it turning “ugly”. By now, everyone has either heard of or lived through a divorce that was stressful, expensive, and created long-lasting resentment. Even the divorce lawyers have told me that nothing makes …