Category Archives: Mediation

Consider Mediation as a Divorce Strategy

If you and your spouse have come to a mutual decision to seek a divorce and feel that you will at least be on speaking terms throughout the process, you might consider going through divorce mediation. In this process, you will meet with a neutral third party to discuss how you will resolve some of… Read More »

Divorce Mediation; Alternatives to Litigation; And Solution Oriented Negotiations in Divorce

Bryan L. Salamone & Associates, P.C. have handled divorce mediation for more than a decade.  We have handled over 18,000 divorces as divorce litigators, however, recent years and the economy has taught us that many people are seeking an alternative to expensive lengthy courtroom battles.  We offer such alternatives.   Divorce Mediation Divorce Mediation is only… Read More »

Ready, Set…Mediate

Your marriage is over and you want to save money and time and prevent the emotional trouble many people experience during a divorce. Mediation seems like a good option. What should you do?  Mediation is an informal process that is usually less expensive than other methods of divorce, including the collaborative divorce process and litigation…. Read More »

Mediation: A Lot to Gain, Not Much to Lose

Mediation is a popular process for getting through divorce on decent terms with your spouse. Using mediation can protect your children and your wallet from the effects of a contentious litigated divorce. What are the pros and cons of divorce mediation?  Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) intended to create a low-conflict… Read More »

The Success and Failure of Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods

Since I first talked about alternative dispute resolution (ADR), more and more couples have chosen to resolve their differences and dissolve their marriages through mediation and the collaborative divorce process. Our firm provides mediation services to couples and helps those clients achieve outstanding results. Is ADR the best route to divorce? The answer is yes… Read More »

Steps for Filing a Divorce in New York

Going through a divorce can be a very difficult time in your life. Don’t let uncertainty about the complicated divorce process add to your stress. Here are the basic steps involved in filing a divorce in New York. Residency requirements. First you must meet the residency requirements to be eligible to file a divorce in… Read More »

Saving Money Through Divorce Mediation

Although divorces can be ugly affairs, they don’t always have to be. Many times spouses find ways to work together during the divorce process in an effort referred to as mediation. This not only offers them the opportunity to settle out of court, but has many other benefits as well. Some of the best things… Read More »

Types of Divorce in New York

Although most divorcing couples are working towards the same goal — a dissolution of marriage that leaves both parties satisfied — there are multiple paths to arrive at this resolution. This list is intended to give you a better idea about the types of divorces that are available in New York: At-Fault. In this type… Read More »

Four Tips for a Successful Child Custody Mediation

As you divide your household during a divorce, you must also determine how to share in your parenting duties and rights. Mediation can help you arrive at a satisfactory child custody arrangement. As with litigation, thorough preparation for your mediation session is essential to achieving your objectives. Here are four tips to help you prepare…. Read More »

Mediation Is an Alternative Method for Your Divorce

In mediation, parties hire a single mediator to negotiate the terms of the dissolution of their marriage instead of going to court. A trained mediator works to resolve the same issues that must be settled in every divorce. Spousal support, property division, allocation of debt, and child support and visitation must all be addressed. The… Read More »