914.946.0848  .  contact  .  map & directions  .  subscribe  . 
Mediation Blog

Topic: Disclosure | 5 post(s).

April 12, 2018 - {4:30 minutes to read}  Over the years I’ve been mediating, I’ve been asked by potential clients if the following concerns would mean that they could not mediate their separation. Here are some of their questions and my responses:We disagree on everything.  Disagreement in mediation is to be expected. Since mediation is a process which aims to resolve conflict, a mediator is trained to help the two of you do just that. I am very angry at my spouse [...]

January 3, 2018 - {4:06 minutes to read} “We don’t need to mediate–we agreed to everything already and just want you to write it up.” “We don’t have any assets, so we don’t have anything to talk about.” “We don’t need a separation agreement, we just want to get divorced.” Undoubtedly, as all mediators do, I’ve heard these statements, or variations on them, more often than I can count. It’s understandable, bu [...]

May 3, 2017 - {3:36 minutes to read} I recently attended a panel discussion on how to determine income in a matrimonial mediation. The panel consisted of a litigator, a mediator and a financial professional. The idea was to show the different approaches each would take in cases where income was hard to determine, such as self-employed parties, cash income, other complicated financial situations, or when a party just refuses to disclose relevant information. That got me to thinking abo [...]

May 2, 2016 - {3:48 minutes to read} As someone who is making a sincere effort to be mindful and present, and also as someone to whom these qualities do not come naturally, I understand how difficult it is to be patient. When you are in the midst of a divorce and want it to all be over yesterday, it’s even more of a challenge to let things work out in their own time. If you want to mediate, I urge you to undertake this challenge with as much forbearance as you are able to muste [...]

October 30, 2013 - Previously, I wrote about how a mediation can begin if one spouse isn’t quite as prepared to divorce as the other party. Now, I would like to address what happens when those feelings do not diminish as the mediation progresses. The practical effect in a mediation when one party is reluctant to divorce can be that the reluctant party expresses blame and fault against the other party continually or says things like “I didn’t want this, so why should I ha [...]

Page:[ 1 ]
Search
Topics
Divorce (72) | Mediation (71) | Divorce Mediation (12) | Mediator (10) | Conflict (9) | Child Support (8) | Litigation (7) | Clare A. Piro Mediation (6) | Clare A. Piro (6) | Separation Agreement (6) | Collaborative Divorce (6) | Consultation (6) | Separation (5) | Attorney (4) | Finances (4) | Family (4) | Children (4) | Parenting (4) | Divorce And Children (3) | Settlement (3) | Communication (3) | Clare Piro (3) | Child Support Standards Act (3) | Expenses (3) | Mediation Versus Litigation (2) | Mediation Benefits (2) | College Expenses (2) | Clients (2) | Custody (2) | Truth (2) | Assets (2) | Relationships (2) | Conflict During Mediation (2) | Legislation (2) | Seperation (2) | Agreement (2) | Apology (2) | Couples (2) | Settlement Agreements (2) | Bitterness (2) | Moving Forward (2) | Divorce Mediator (2) | Unrequited Love (2) | Divorce Finances (2) | Child Support Standards Act (CSSA) (2) | CSSA (2) | Calculating Support (2) | Post-Divorce Income (2) | Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) (2) | Anger (2) | Step-Father (2) | Mediation Myths (2) | Step-Children (2) | Step-Mother (2) | Financial Situation (1) | Custodial Parent (1) | Lack Of Trust (1) | Settlement Agreement (1) | Dreaming (1) | Intervention (1) | Husband (1) | Affair (1) | Married (1) | Bankruptcy (1) | Negative Communication (1) | Spouse (1) | Wife (1) | Therapy (1) | Spousal Support (1) | Settlement Term (1) | Temporary Agreement (1) | Joint Account (1) | Permanent Agreement (1) | Settle Agreement (1) | Tentative Agreements (1) | Installment Agreements (1) | Joint Legal Custody (1) | Life Insurance (1) | Divorce Coach (1) | Accusations Of Delay (1) | Financial Costs (1) | Joint Decision Making (1) | Beneficiary (1) | Significant Other (1) | Equity Loan (1) | Interest Payments (1) | Cash Flow (1) | Buyer (1) | Refinance (1) | Divorce Assets (1) | Ex-Spouse (1) | Marital Home (1) | Dividing House Asset (1) | Emotional Attachment (1) | Seller (1) | Telling Your Spouse (1) | PostNup (1) | Fear Of Separation (1) | Lawyer (1) | Mental Health Professional (1) | Post Nuptial (1) | Time To Process (1) | Reluctant Spouse (1) | Frame Of Mind (1) | Marriage Counseling (1) | Patience (1) | Accepting Responsibility (1) | Taking Responsibility (1) | Separation Agreements (1) | Anxiety (1) | Work Stress (1) | Holiday Preparations (1) | Spouses (1) | Mediate (1) | Public Trust (1) | Lies (1) | Little White Lies (1) | Dishonest (1) | Perfection (1) | Matrimonial Dispute (1) | Divorce Papers (1) | Attitudes (1) | Family Enrichment (1) | Remarriage After Divorce (1) | Blended Families (1) | AttorneyPresence (1) | LawyerDivorceMediation (1) | MediationSession (1) | FamilyMediation (1) | Personal Relationships (1) | Payments (1) | Balance (1) | Equality (1) | Mindfulness (1) | Control (1) | New York State (1) | Difficult Clients (1) | Self-determination (1) | Self Determination (1) | Year In Review (1) | 2015 (1) | Agreements (1) | Dogs (1) | Adopt Shelter Dogs (1) | Budget (1) | New York (1) | Blame (1) | Advice (1) | Self-talk (1) | Change (1) | Relocation (1) | Halloween (1) | Fear Of Divorce (1) | Scared Of Divorce (1) | Moving On After Divorce (1) | Joint Physical Custody (1) | Parenting Plans (1) | Co-Parenting (1) | Parenting Post-Divorce (1) | Holiday Blues (1) | Holidays Post-Divorce (1) | Equity (1) | Mental Health (1) | Specialist (1) | House (1) | Finding Love After Divorce (1) | Alone At The Holidays (1) | Consulting Attorney (1) | Post-Divorce Dating (1) | Older Dogs (1) | Listening (1) | Parents (1) | Contribution (1) | College (1) | Disclosure (1) | Moving On (1) | Seperation Agreement (1) | Unemployment (1) | Responsibility (1) | Nesting (1) | Compassion (1) | Transmutation (1) | Maritial Property (1) | Maritial Assets (1) | Commingling (1) | Separate Property (1) | Hurricane Harvey (1) | Married Couples (1) | Marital Property (1) | Extremes (1) | Fall (1) | Grandparents (1) | Divorce Law (1) | Abundance (1) | Baby Boomers (1) | Living Apart (1) | Compromise (1) | Effects On Family (1) | Living Together (1) | Scarcity (1) | Resolution (1) | Power (1) | Acknowledgement (1) | Conflicy (1) | School Year (1) | Parenting Plan (1) | Marriage (1) | Summer (1) | Kids (1) | Retirement Account (1) |
Connect
Attorney Advertising

The contents of this editorial should not be considered legal advice. The information provided in this editorial is intended to be general information and is not intended to be a substitute for a consultation with an attorney. Each case and situation is different and must be handled based upon the specific facts and circumstances unique to that case. For specific answers to questions on an individual case, it is best to consult with an attorney. Attorney Advertising