Expect to Mediate Your Divorce in South Florida

The purpose of divorce meditation is simply to attempt to broker an agreement with the divorcing couple regarding some, if not all, of the issues in a divorce. Mediation allows the divorce couples to resolve temporary and permanent issues. In the best cases, the parties enter divorce mediation and get a global settlement. That means all issues are permanently resolved. When this happens in a mediation, the mediator with the help of their attorneys, if they are represented, will start boiling down the agreement. As Florida’s a contract state, if all the issues are resolved and signed off on by...Read More

The Divorce Mediation Process?

Divorce mediation can happen over a series of meetings or in just one. Most of the time divorce mediation is starts with one meeting for four or eight hours, and if needed the parties agree to continue to another mediation at another date and time. Mediation takes place with the parties with and without attorneys. In some cases, mediators prefer to start the mediation caucused. That means, they prefer to start with one party in one room, and the other party in the other room. In some cases it’ll be appropriate to bring everybody together; in other cases the husband-and-wife...Read More

South Florida Mediation Services and A Mediated Divorce New Office Location

South Florida Mediation Services and A Mediated Divorce has outgrown its space and moved into a new office. The new location is 301 Yamato Road, Suite 4110, Boca Raton- same building as before, different suite number. With much hard work and with appreciation to all of my clients, I embark on this new journey with gratitude. If you or someone you know needs my services, please give them my number. Deborah Beylus (561) 789-0710Read More

Divorce is not only an emotionally trying experience, but it can be a financially devastating one, as well

The financial aspect of divorce is crucial for the parties and the children. When financial experts look at building wealth, marriage may be one of the most important components. While there are many social and psychological impacts of divorce, it is not surprising that finances are by far the biggest worry for most people at the crossroads of divorce. The reason is that divorce is not only an emotionally trying experience, but it can be a financially devastating one, as well. The average cost of a divorce in the United States now runs about $20,000. From legal fees and alimony...Read More

Children of Divorce and the Holidays

The holidays can be tough for children of divorce. Children are the real victims of conflict between their parents in divorced families. Like everyone involved, they are going through pain, grief, anger, and fear. Adults, however, are better equipped to check such emotions and work side-by-side. The courts encourage a system of shared parenting, which fosters the concept of putting the child's best interests ahead of the parents’ needs. With this goal in mind, following a parenting plan that allows both parents some quality family time over the holidays can help children grow into healthy, happy, whole people. Divorce doesn't...Read More