Monthly Archives: December 2019

The Financial side of Divorce

When deciding to divorce, it is recommended for the parties to educate themselves on various financial considerations, provide an overview regarding their options for getting divorced (i.e., litigation, mediation, collaborative), and organize their required financial materials and documents, which will help contain the cost of the process. Before hiring a lawyer or mediator, it is imperative for the parties to gain an understanding of their primary issues and details about their financial situation. If marriage is all about love, then divorce is all about money. And when people are going through a divorce, they must keep their focus on the...Read More

Mediating with Deborah Beylus at South Florida Mediation Services

This holiday season I am thankful for my community- the family law attorneys and divorcing clients who choose to mediate instead of letting the courts decide their future. Divorcing clients often find themselves feeling overwhelmed and drained as they are forced to make major life decisions during an emotionally charged time. By settling in mediation, the divorce process becomes less adversarial than ongoing litigation. A mediated settlement in a family case is a gift the parties give themselves and continue to give themselves long after the divorce is over. Mediation is the most rewarding work I had ever done in...Read More