By Michael Aurit, JD, MDR | Articles about “Choosing the Best Divorce Mediator” may soon be more numerous on the Internet than the actual number of divorce mediators that exist in the world. Go ahead, Google it and be amazed! Recently, I was asked to write one of these…
Legal Stuff Matters: Review of The Divorce Dance by Financial Planner Stan Corey: A Fascinating Book About Divorce Financial Settlements
By Larry Gaughan | In The Divorce Dance, Stan Corey has written a readable novel about the divorce process and has seamlessly woven into his narrative a great “how to” book on avoiding the traps of the divorce process.
Next Generation Now: How Family Law Attorneys Can Advocate for Clients By Educating Them About Children
By Michael Aurit, JD, MDR | Child custody battles rage on in every city and town in America. Many of these divorce wars revolve around each parent accusing the other of some degree of bad parenting that has negatively affected their children. Parents often point to the child’s behavior as evidence of the child’s “true feelings” or of the other’s poor parenting. Lawyers can best serve such clients by helping them learn more about normal child behavior.
There is considerable concern in Canada about how to reduce the adversarial nature of family law proceedings and promote better relationships between separating parents. We report here on a recent survey of Canadian legal professionals that reflects support for mediation and certain amendments to the parenting provisions of the Divorce Act.