Payne & Associates, PLLC

Is mediation really helpful during divorce?

Mediation can be a helpful way for you and your spouse to work through important parts of your divorce without having a breakdown in communication. It gives you a chance to negotiate in a less stressful environment than the court itself, so you can focus on what's important.

How does divorce affect children?

When thinking about priorities in the divorce process, children come first, just as they did in a marriage. Just because you are ending your marriage does not mean you are absolving responsibility to your kids. Divorce signals a significant shift in the lives of men and women around the country. Are children affected by the divorce process too?

Paternity can be determined in one of several ways: Here's how

If you've had a child, paternity testing can be an important part of determining who is the legal and biological father of that child. While it's not required in all situations, a paternity test can help you find out if you are the father of a child.

Why you need to approach your divorce as a business arrangement

Instead of allowing emotions to control your divorce, consider this: If you approach it as a business arrangement, you can negotiate for what's best for your future and get the most out of this hurtful situation. While it can be tempting to sink to a lower level and drag out a divorce out of spite, emotions really do get in the way of making good decisions moving forward.

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