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Mediation Works Even After a Complaint for Divorce Has Been Filed

Mediation offers both spouses a path forward in divorce

Divorce Mediator Nicole K. Levy explains why mediation can still work, even after a complaint for divorce has been filed. One question I frequently hear from people investigating mediation is whether they can use mediation after a divorce case has been opened in court.  Spouses often feel that once they have initiated litigation, mediation is […]

How Mediating Child Support Issues Can Benefit Families

Goose and gosling symbolize mediating child support

Divorce Mediator Kimberley Keyes examines how child support mediation can benefit families by reducing conflict. If you and your spouse are investigating the possibility of getting a divorce, and you have had children together, the issue of child support will come up at some point. Child support is often a contentious and highly emotional issue. […]

Why Choose Mediation Over Litigation for Your Divorce?

Mediating your divorce

Divorce Mediator Nicole K. Levy explains why parents, spouses and former spouses should consider mediation over litigation.   Divorce, like any family matter that requires litigation, is rarely easy. The emotional toll that litigation takes on your family and life cannot be explained, nor can it be anticipated. The uncertainty, coupled with the financial burden […]

What Issues Can be Handled Through Divorce Mediation?

Mediation can solve numerous divorce issues

Divorce Mediator Kimberley Keyes reviews the range of issues that can be addressed through mediation. Mediation can handle any of the issues that might come up in your divorce. The only difference between addressing these issues through mediation or through another technique, like litigation, is how they become resolved. Divorce mediation is a process in which divorcing […]

What Questions Should You Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Mediator?

Hiring a divorce mediator?

Divorce Mediator Justin L. Kelsey of Skylark Law & Mediation guest blogs about questions to ask before hiring a divorce mediator. There are numerous articles telling you what you should ask a divorce attorney before you hire them and we recently posted our advice on preparing for the attorney-client interview. As mediators we encourage clients to […]

Even if Unsuccessful, Mediation Narrows Down the Issues for Litigation

Mediation promotes peaceful problem solving.

Divorce Mediator Kimberley Keyes reviews how mediation valuably narrows the contested issues in a divorce, even if the mediation itself is unsuccessful. If you and your spouse are considering a divorce, or if you have already decided that you’re going to split up, you probably realize that many issues will need to be resolved. For […]

How Mediation Rewards Creativity to Resolve Disputes

Mediation promotes peaceful problem solving.

Divorce Mediator Nicole K. Levy reviews how mediation encourages dispute resolution by rewarding creative problem solving and communication. In order to begin the mediation process, it is important for you to understand what mediation is. Mediation is sometimes defined as the intervention in a dispute by an independent third party in order to reach resolution. […]

Lynch & Owens Launches: South Shore Divorce Mediation

The South Shore leader in divorce and family law announces the launch of South Shore Divorce Mediation to serve the divorce mediation needs of southeastern Massachusetts. Lynch & Owens is pleased to announce that we have expanded the firm’s divorce mediation services into a new division known as South Shore Divorce Mediation (SSDM). Creating SSDM […]

Mediate Your Divorce with Nicole K. Levy of South Shore Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediator Nicole K. Levy

Divorce Mediator Nicole K. Levy provides divorcing spouses with a confidential, cost-effective alternative to litigation, backed by the experience and reputation of the Lynch & Owens, the South Shore’s leading divorce specialists. For more than 20 years, Lynch & Owens has been a divorce leader on the South Shore of Massachusetts. Divorce litigation has been our […]