Although arbitration may not be right for everyone and has a few drawbacks, it is clear that in most instances, arbitration provides many advantages over traditional litigation.
After Gwyneth Paltrow announced her split from Chris Martin, the actress called the separation "conscious uncoupling." This introduced couples to a more amicable way of divorcing. But are family lawyers ready for this concept?
A mediator with a financial background can help couples navigate the financial details of a divorce.
In this form of alternative dispute resolution, a neutral third party helps divorcing couples negotiate their differences – without going to court.
Here is some information and a handy checklist to help you set goals and think about options as you move forward with your divorce – and life.
Choosing to represent yourself in court instead of hiring a divorce lawyer could be a costly mistake. Here's why.
A judge handed a $10,000 penalty to a self-representing New York patent lawyer during a child custody hearing due to ongoing misconduct.
Judge Lisa Gorcyca has ordered three children to juvenile detention for refusing to maintain a “healthy relationship” with their father, calling the case one of the worst examples of parental alienation she has ever witnessed.
A Palm Beach, Florida judge has ruled that Martin Zelman, who suffers from dementia, is not competent enough to seek a divorce from his wife, Lois.
When your family breaks up, it feels like your very survival is threatened. Mediation merges all of the aspects of repairing a broken family – including the legal, financial, and emotional facets.