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Entrepreneurs seeking fairness should mediate their divorces

Researchers at the University of Minnesota analyzed U.S. divorce trends in 2014. They found that many more individuals over the age of 35 are getting divorced. The researchers also found that at least half of all U.S. residents separated or divorced when they were in their late 50s. America's start-up culture was only beginning to emerge when the researchers analyzed those divorce statistics. Media reports about entrepreneurs getting divorced have been all-too-common in recent years. There are a host of reasons why these marriages fail.

Who keeps the health insurance when you divorce?

Divorce can be a difficult process for any couple. How many people stop to think about their health insurance while their marriage is falling apart, however? They should. This is especially the case if one-half of a divorcing couple is on their soon-to-be ex's health insurance plan. That coverage may come to an end once a divorce is finalized, and purchasing private insurance can be very expensive.

How does divorce mediation compare to litigation?

Many individuals here in Florida enter into their marriages on the assumption that they're always going to be head over heels in love with their partner. They don't realize just how much work a person has to put into making their relationship work. This is why spouses who aren't committed to the marriage often end up divorcing. Divorce battles don't have to become adversarial and become court-involved. Couples who pursue mediation can generally reach more mutually beneficial decisions than those who pursue time-consuming litigation.

How a contested and uncontested divorce are different

When a marriage fails, there are no winners or losers, just regret and lost dreams. Sometimes, both parties realize that the marriage is beyond the point of repair, and they mutually agree to move on. In such instances, those are called uncontested divorces.

What impact does divorce have on my immigration status?

When people talk about the impact of a divorce on their life, they often mention the emotional toll that it takes on them. They seldom reference the logistical nightmares that it can cause, such as immigration problems. It can though. This is especially the case if you're not a permanent resident yet.

How can divorce mediation help with pension discussions?

Divorces in the past used to only be able to be resolved by couples duking it out in front of a judge in a Florida courtroom. Many spouses who disagree with one another now pursue mediation instead of litigation though. If you and your ex have pensions that you don't feel comfortable parting with, then you may want to have a mediator step in to help you reach an agreement with your spouse about what should happen to them.

Mediation can be instrumental in resolving parenting differences

When many couples hear their attorney mention the idea of resolving their differences with the help of a divorce mediator, they often feel as if this isn't the right option for them. Many spouses have been conditioned to believe that mediation is only something people with high-net worths do. This isn't true though.

Tips for succeeding at divorce mediation

Going through a divorce is never easy. It doesn't matter how challenging your marriage was, what your age is, how long you were married or if you knew it was coming. Divorce is challenging for anyone who goes through it. One of the more popular methods of resolving the issues that arise during divorce is divorce mediation. Let's explain how you can succeed using divorce mediation in today's post.

What is the collaborative law process in Florida like?

If you've started to explore the idea of divorcing your spouse here in Fort Myers, then you've likely uncovered that there are two ways of going about that. You can either use the collaborative law process or litigate. There are many positives associated with negotiating the end of your marriage via a collaborative process.

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