Mediation


“Divorce”, a seven-letter word that puts you in one of the most difficult and stressful situations. There are a number of ways that you can go through a divorce. Litigation is one, followed by a collaborative divorce. The third is called a “divorce mediation”. This is the process by which a couple involves a neutral third party known as the “mediator”. Not often mandated by court in most states, divorces that are filed in Texas usually come with a requirement or rather a high recommendation for mediation. Before you get into mediation, here are some things you have to know. […]

4 Things to Know About Divorce Mediation in Texas


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Divorce can be a very long process and it is full of twists and turns.  It doesn’t help that there are a variety of different ways that you can go about the process.  One step that you might encounter in the process is mediation.  In today’s article, you will learn about the process of mediation in a divorce and what it is like. What is Divorce Mediation? In a divorce mediation, a third party is brought in to objectively help both sides of the divorce to reach a settlement.  This third party is a neutral person and is called a […]

Divorce And The Mediation Process



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Divorces can not only become an emotional burden, but they can become a financial burden as well. There’s a lot of things that you have to spend when getting a divorce. You will need to pay for certain documents and filing, as well as court fees and lawyer’s fees. There will also be other expenses along the way. But does this mean you can’t cut find a way to spend less on a divorce? Or can you still get a divorce while still saving some money? Lawyer’s Fees and Other Fees One big source of expenses when you get a […]

Cutting Down on Divorce Expenses


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When you have decided to file for divorce, it does not always proceed to a court case. You have the option to attend mediation or the judge can order you to undergo mediation proceedings. There are actually many benefits to mediation. It will save both parties time, money and the tension of a court battle. However, mediation can only work if both you and your spouse can agree on a mutual settlement. This is a mediated settlement agreement (MSA).  MSAs on Divorce  The process of mediation starts when you and your spouse agree on a mediator. A divorce mediator will […]

Mediated Settlement Agreements in Texas



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Marriage is hard work. It’s a job that can either make or break you as an individual. Just like any other relationship, it has a possibility of ending. And just like any other relationship, the sole cause of it all ending could start with simple words. Words, after all, can do so much. Among the several things that people say in a marriage, there are a few that can really do a lot of damage. Divorce Threatening for a divorce, whether or not you actually mean it, is one thing that can lead to your marriage ending. Think about it. […]

Words that Can End a Marriage


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A lawsuit can be lengthy and stressful for both parties involved in a dispute. It can also be very expensive and in many cases, it is a no-win situation. Recognizing this reality, the state of Texas has legislated Alternative Dispute Resolutions. Alternative Dispute Resolutions will give two parties a venue to settle their dispute without the hassle and cost of full litigation. The basis for Alternative Dispute Resolution is the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 1987. This act has made it public policy to pursue settlement before going to trial. There are different methods of resolve disputes under the […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Texas