Category Archives: Mediation

Common Myths Related to Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is one of the most effective processes for keeping your divorce case out of the courts, which makes it a popular choice for divorcing couples. However, there are some misconceptions regarding the mediation process that might make people unnecessarily anxious. Below are a few of the most common myths related to divorce mediation… Read More »

Choosing the Right Divorce Mediator

Mediation is often an ideal choice when working through a divorce, as it allows you to meet with your former partner and discuss key issues related to property division, child support, custody and alimony (if applicable). To that end, the choice of mediator could be the single most important decision you make during your divorce… Read More »

Advantages of Settling Your Divorce through Mediation

Although mediation is not right for every divorcing couple, it does offer several advantages over traditional, adversarial divorces. The following are five benefits of settling your divorce through mediation: It’s less expensive. In mediation, you and your spouse typically sit down with one family law expert who guides and documents your discussion. This means that… Read More »

How to Determine if Mediation is Best for Your Divorce

Mediation is an increasingly used method of divorce that allows couples to work together to arrive at a mutual agreement on how to settle issues related to their divorce. In mediation, you typically work with one legal professional, who guides your decisions and turns agreements into a binding settlement. When mediation may be beneficial Mediation… Read More »

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 »