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Divorce Mediation -- A series of FAQ's -- Part 8

How to create a divorce agreement with the help of a mediator — without going to court. How can a divorcing couple find a good mediator? Personal referrals are usually the best way to find any professional, including a mediator. But because med… Read More
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Divorce Mediation -- A series of FAQ's -- Part 7

How to create a divorce agreement with the help of a mediator — without going to court. How long does mediation take? Mediation almost always takes less time than litigation. Depending on the issues, it can even take place in one day, although… Read More
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Divorce Mediation -- A series of FAQ's -- Part 6

How to create a divorce agreement with the help of a mediator — without going to court. How much does mediation cost? Most mediations involve an hourly or per-session fee, except for those that are ordered by a court or conducted through a comm… Read More
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Divorce Mediation -- A series of FAQ's -- Part 5

How to create a divorce agreement with the help of a mediator — without going to court. Does the mediator meet with both spouses together or separately? Some mediators prefer to work separately with each spouse, acting as a go-between. Others p… Read More
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Divorce Mediation -- A series of FAQ's -- Part 4

How to create a divorce agreement with the help of a mediator — without going to court. How do mediating spouses protect their legal rights? Because divorce involves legal questions, every divorcing spouse should know and understand his or her… Read More
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Divorce Mediation -- A series of FAQ's -- Part 3

How to create a divorce agreement with the help of a mediator — without going to court. What is the difference between court-ordered mediation and private mediation? As its name implies, court-ordered mediation is mediation that is required by… Read More
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Divorce Mediation -- A series of FAQ's -- Part 2

How to create a divorce agreement with the help of a mediator — without going to court. Why is mediation better than going to a lawyer — or is it? Using mediation to negotiate a divorce agreement is almost always going to take less time,… Read More
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Divorce Mediation -- A series of FAQ's -- Part 1

How to create a divorce agreement with the help of a mediator — without going to court. What is divorce mediation, and how is it different from arbitration? Divorce mediation is a process in which divorcing spouses try to negotiate an acceptabl… Read More
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Will Divorce Mediation Work for You?

Learn when divorce mediation is likely to succeed — and when it might not. Even if you (or your spouse) don’t feel ready to mediate, when you consider the financial and emotional costs of a contested divorce, you might want to give mediat… Read More
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Divorce Mediation Myths

by Attorney-Mediator Katherine E. Stoner Who is at a disadvantage in mediation: men or women? An expert debunks myths about divorce mediation. Myth: Mediation allows one spouse to dominate another. Fact: A good mediator pays close attention to the po… Read More
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Mark A. Wortman

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Kansas City family law attorney Mark A. Wortman handles only divorce and family law matters, and practices only in the State of Missouri. Due to this specialty, Mark has handled thousands of Missouri divorce and family cases and has practiced extensi… Read More