Mediator Nicole K. Levy explains how litigants are turning to mediation while courts closed by Covid-19. Massachusetts recently announced that the state’s courts would remain closed for most non-emergency matters until at least June 1, 2020. Given that courts were initially slated to reopen on May 4, 2020, it now appears possible that Probate & … Using Short-Term Mediation While Courts are Closed Due to Coronavirus
Mediator Nicole K. Levy discusses how the Covid-19 crisis is pushing litigating parties towards mediation to resolve divorce and family law issues. As the Covid-19 crisis rumbles forward, rapid changes are impacting how individuals relate to each other, pursue goals and resolve disputes in an increasingly “remote” world. The speed of these changes has been … Mediation is the Best Divorce Option During the Coronavirus Crisis
Mediator Nicole K. Levy explores the many ways that a mediation coach can assist in a divorce. The first divorce mediation session can be nerve-wracking. First-time mediation participants often feel unsure about how the mediation process will unfold, including questions about the structure of the process, the role of the mediator and how their spouse … How A Mediation Coach Can Help Your Divorce
Divorce mediator Nicole K. Levy discusses overcoming anger in the mediation process. Divorcing spouses who choose to engage in mediation often find the process quicker and substantially less expensive than divorce litigation. However, spouses facing divorce sometimes fail to pursue mediation based on preconceptions about whether the mediation process is suitable for spouses experiencing a … Do Separated Spouses Need to Get Along for Mediation to Work?
Nicole K. Levy addresses the impact of the other spouse hiring a mediation coach during divorce mediation. A mediation coach can provide significant assistance to a divorcing spouse during mediation. While the need for legal help is more pressing if you are involved in litigation, a mediation coach is recommended for divorcing spouses whose mediation … My Spouse Hired a Divorce Mediation Coach…What Should I Do?
Divorce mediator Nicole K. Levy reviews the advantages of agreeing on a “marriage end date” for spouses mediating their divorce. In the divorce process, questions often arise over how separated spouses should manage their financial affairs between the time the divorce process begins and the final entry of the divorce decree. Divorce is often emotional, … Agreeing to a “Marriage End Date” Can Reduce Stress in Divorce Mediation
Divorce Mediator Nicole K. Levy examines the division of complex assets during divorce mediation. Many people don’t realize that divorce mediation can include outside experts who asset divorcing spouses with complex financial issues. In divorce litigation, parties will often retain third-parties with special training to assist in the divorce, such as a CPA, business planner … Dividing Complex Financial Assets in Divorce Mediation
Nicole K. Levy of South Shore Divorce Mediation explores the top four questions to ask in mediation. Pursuing mediation for a divorce or family law issue is a decision that all people involved need to agree on prior to engaging in the process. Once the mediation begins, though, spouses or parents often find themselves at … The Top Four Questions to Ask in Your Divorce Mediation
Child custody mediator Nicole K. Levy reviews how mediation can help parents plan and resolve holiday schedules. This time of year can be stressful for parties involved in divorce or child custody litigation, or those who are separated and trying to work out what to do for a schedule. With the holidays rapidly approaching, and … Child Custody: The Benefits of Mediating Holiday Schedules
Divorce mediator Nicole K. Levy explains why mediation is usually faster than divorce litigation. For spouses who are investigating divorce mediation, one of the main concerns they have is trying to avoid the long, drawn-out, and expensive process that comes with litigation. Mediation is often presented as a quicker alternative; perfect for divorcing spouses who … Is Divorce Mediation Faster than Litigation?