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The Role of the Attorney in the Mediation Process by Ellen Barron Feldman

What is Divorce Mediation?

Divorce mediation is a process in which a mediator facilitates communication and negotiation between the parties to assist them in reaching voluntary agreements (Uniform Mediation Act). A mediator’s role is to be neutral and impartial, the process is confidential and the mediator works with the couple to facilitate resolution of the issues. We discuss all of the issues that need to be resolved to get divorced in the State of Illinois.

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Bankruptcy Does Not Have To Be Scary

The purpose of bankruptcy is to give the honest, unfortunate person a fresh start.  Everyone deserves the right to put the past behind them and to have a clean slate.  Bankruptcy can be complicated and if someone is considering bankruptcy there are many issues to be aware of– a successful case requires full financial disclosure with a bankruptcy attorney and a careful review of the current and past financial situation.

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The Advantages of Co-Mediation for the Divorce Process by Ellen Barron Feldman

Gain control of your divorce with co-mediation.

A typical divorce scenario: A family with two young children with a stay-at-home mom. Mom thinks Dad won’t be able to take care of the kids properly. Dad thinks he will lose his connection to his kids because he will only see them every other weekend and a couple of evenings. He won’t be tucking the kids into bed. He won’t be part of their lives. The ensuing negotiation is emotional and traumatic for both of the parents and the children.

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