Carmela is a trained mediator, mediation coach and seasoned family law professional who draws on two decades of experience to achieve solutions on behalf of her mediation clients. She has earned a reputation as a dedicated, compassionate problem solver who offers clarity and direction to spouses during the difficulty of a divorce. Carmela’s mediation practice draws on a deep well of experience working for families. She has served as a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) investigating child related matters, an attorney for children through the ARC program, and an advocate for families through the Children in Need of Services (CHINS) program. Carmela’s experience working for children makes her especially well-suited to mediating family law matters that include child custody and parenting plans.
Through mediation, Carmela works with parents to minimize the collateral damage caused by the breakdown of the family dynamic before, during and after divorce or separation. Her approach to mediation is practical and direct; she relates to clients on a personal level, sharing expertise gleaned from years of navigating the family law issues. Carmela’s practical approach helps clients achieve mediated separation agreements and parenting plans designed for parents living separately who remained linked through children.
A graduate of Boston College and Vermont Law School, Carmela also possesses a diverse pedigree for addressing financial issues that commonly arise during a divorce. In addition to decades of experience in the direct resolution of alimony, child support and asset division issues as a divorce practitioner, Carmela’s professional experience includes real estate law, disability and workman’s comp cases, and business law practice. Carmela is a Massachusetts statutory mediator.
Recent Blogs by Carmela:
Mediation Coach and Divorce Mediator Carmela M. Miraglia discusses the 3 items every spouse should bring to their first mediation session. Preparing for your first divorce mediation session is important. Preparation helps ensure that the session runs smoothly and the parties accomplish as much as possible, potentially saving time and money in the long run. … What 3 Things Should I Bring to my First Divorce Mediation Session?
Mediation Coach and Divorce Mediator Carmela M. Miraglia reviews ways to help your child through the divorce process. Divorce is not only stressful on the parties that are separating, it can also have far reaching effects on the children in the family. Most divorcing parents will do everything within their control to try to prevent … 3 Ways You Can Help Your Children Handle a Divorce
South Shore Divorce Mediator Carmela Miraglia explores how millennial spouses can benefit by mediating their prenuptial agreements. A recent article in The New York Times discussed the rise of prenuptial agreements, especially in the millennial crowd. The article offered useful information and a host of tips for starting the prenup process, with one that stuck … Millennials and the Benefits of Mediating Prenuptial Agreements
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