Kelowna Divorce Mediation: What to Consider Before Filing for Divorce?
If you are looking to file for divorce or separate from your partner, there are several things to consider. Before you file you will want to ensure that you are in the right position to do so. Going through divorce or separation is a large financial undertaking. Choosing to separate at the wrong time can […]Read More
How to Choose a Divorce Mediator in Kelowna?
Choosing a divorce mediator in Kelowna is a crucial step in your personal life. Having a mediator who understands what you need and what you want can make the process a whole lot easier. It’s important to make sure that whatever mediator you choose, they are great at communicating. During this challenging time, it is […]Read More
Parenting Plan with an Alimony Lawyer Kelowna
Creating a parenting plan with an alimony lawyer Kelowna is an important part of a smooth transition for children during divorce or separation. It provides the parents and children with a clear set of boundaries to ensure no grey-areas and reduced conflict. Within the plan, you and the other parent will outline a written agreement […]Read More
7 Tips to Make Your Divorce Mediation a Success
1. Pick the right mediator. All mediators are not the same. Some are better at handling highly conflicted emotional situations and others are better at handling complex financial arrangements. Some mediators will mediate cases involving domestic violence, others will refuse having that case. You must choose a mediator that can handle the situation, to make […]Read More
The Five Common Stages of Divorce Mediation
Most mediations go through five stages. Your own process may be different, here are the most common steps. In the Introductory Stage, Daniel Mandelbaum works with you and your spouse to lay the foundation for the rest of the mediation. You give the mediator background information about your situation, and he explains how the mediation […]Read More
Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for Your Marriage?
Considering all the time couples spend planning for their weddings, there is a noticeable lack of consideration for prenuptial agreements. In Canada 92% of couples do not have a prenuptial agreement, a statistic that may come back to hurt the couple in the unfortunate event that they one day file for divorce. A prenuptial agreement […]Read More
Divorce & Family Mediation: It Takes Two to Tango
Prerequisites for Successful Mediation My first responsibility, as a Senior Mediator, is to determine whether or not a couple is, in fact, ready to mediate. Unfortunately 60 % of the couples that choose mediation are not prepared. There are several reasons for this, but in this article, I will concentrate on the two most significant […]Read More