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How Long Does Mediation Take?

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The complexity of the issues and ability of the individuals to be flexible as they negotiate a fair agreement determines the length of the mediation. Every case is different, but the average case usually takes at least three to four two-hour mediation sessions, spread out over at least a month or two. More complex cases can take four to six months to complete.

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Tax Day is approaching. Are you ready?

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Tax Day is coming up on April 15, and many of our clients have questions about their tax obligation now that their family's legal matter is resolved. FindLaw provides an excellent resource to help you navigate your deductions and obligations: https://bit.ly/2UNwOxl

Recently divorced? Here's tax info you should know

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Did you recently go through a divorce? In this case, you probably have some big questions on your mind, including: how do I file my taxes now that I am no longer married? It is important that you learn how to manage your taxes post-divorce. The more advice and information you obtain, the better chance you have of avoiding costly tax mistakes.

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Are your adolescent children struggling with your divorce?

Are your adolescent children struggling with your divorce? Consider watching SPLIT, a deeply personal film that explores the effects of divorce on children. The film features twelve children aged 6-12, who explore the often frightening and always life altering separation of their parents.

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Custody battles over pets increasing during divorce

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For many couples, their pets are family members. When a couple decides to get divorced, one of the big questions is who gets to keep the pets. The verdict can be heartbreaking for the person left without their beloved companion. So it isn’t surprising that pets can spark custody battles when couples divorce.

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