Why Your Mediator Should Be a Lawyer

Why Your Mediator Should Be a Lawyer

Social workers and other professionals can mediate a divorce, but an attorney-mediator brings special skills to the process. Only a judge can grant a divorce; therefore, a divorce agreement is only good if a judge approves it. A non-lawyer can help you and your spouse...
Legislature Tries to Re-do Child Custody Rules

Legislature Tries to Re-do Child Custody Rules

Because no one’s ever truly satisfied with the outcome of a child custody fight, the legislature has introduced a bill that would streamline how judges make custody decisions. The current effort—A Bill Relative to Child Centered Family Law (S.4107) contains a raft of...