Deciding Whether To Get Divorced: The Hardest Decision You Will Ever Make


October 30th, 2023 . Jackie Pilossoph

Life is full of tough decisions. We are constantly making choices that will affect how we live. Some will turn out to be great decisions, and some will be mistakes. And, even some decisions that we realize weren't right can have positives, as well. T...

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Inheritance and Divorce: What You Need to Know and How to Protect Yourself


October 15th, 2023 . Cary Jacobson

Inheritance and divorce is a complicated subject. Yet, the laws are pretty simple. Every state has its own law, but if you live in the state of Maryland, inheritance is considered a non-marital asset. What that means is, if ...

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Hiring a Mediator? 5 Qualities to Look For


August 26th, 2023 . Brian James

Overwhelming, intimidating and emotionally challenging are some of the emotions that go hand-in-hand with divorce. Separating assets, deciding on a parenting plan, and figuring out your living situation adds to stress and fear. Some people call a div...

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Separated But Living In The Same House…And Sleeping In The Same Bed


August 18th, 2023 . Jackie Pilossoph

 When a couple decides to separate, there are so many factors involved in what comes next. There are couples in which one person decides to move out immediately. There are couples who sell the house and both find new residences. And, there are coupl...

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How to Ask Forgiveness from Someone You’ve Hurt


June 27th, 2023 . Erik Feig

How do you ask for forgiveness from someone you've hurt?    Something I see happen in many of my mediation sessions is one person attempting to apologize to the other. But there are many kinds of apologies. For instance, one type of apolo...

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