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The South Shore Divorce Mediation Blog is a Great Place to Learn

Jason V. OwensLynch & Owens is proud to invite readers to visit the South Shore Divorce Mediation blog, where dozens of mediation-related issues are covered in depth.

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After 25 years of serving the South Shore, the Lynch & Owens online presence has grown from a basic, 5-page website into the most popular family law blog in Massachusetts today. Our attorneys’ blogs regularly receive more than 1,000 unique visitors a month, with many of regular readers becoming clients of the firm. However, the Lynch & Owens Blog is only part of the divorce and family law content we regularly publish online.

Did you know that Lynch & Owens also provides mediation services through South Shore Divorce Mediation (SSDM)? I wanted to take a moment to invite readers of the L&O blog to check out the great divorce and family law content we regularly post on our sister website, at the South Shore Divorce Blog.

The focus at SSDM is all mediation, all the time. Below is a quick rundown of some of the great content our mediators have posted in recent months at the South Shore Divorce Blog.

Divorce Mediation vs. Divorce Litigation Blogs

Before choosing mediation over litigation, most people want to know: what are the upsides to mediation? The blogs below explore the differences between mediation and litigation, including differences in time, cost and flexibility. If you are trying to decide between mediation and litigation, read some of these blogs:

Blogs about Mediation Techniques and Practices

The SSDM Blog includes a number of blogs exploring specific techniques and practices employed by mediators. These include different styles of mediation, the role of mediation coaches, and how mediators use shuttle mediation and other techniques to resolve high conflict disputes and power disparities between mediation participants.

Blogs About the Mediation Process

Another frequent blog topic focuses on the nuts and bolts of the mediation process. How does mediation work? How long does it take? What issues are covered in divorce mediation? Check out the blogs below for some answers.

What Issues Can be Handled Through Divorce Mediation?

Tips and Strategies for Mediation Participants

Unlike in litigation, participants in mediation are in charge of their own destinies. This means participants need to negotiate and advocate on their own behalf, understand their goals, and employ common sense tactics to achieve their aims. The blogs below explore ways that mediation participants can prepare and improve outcomes in mediation.

Mediating Custody and Parenting Time

The mediation blogs below focus on resolving child custody and parenting time issues through the mediation process, including co-parenting challenges, holiday schedules, and parenting plans for out-of-state parents.

Mediating the Division of Marital Assets

A big part of divorce mediation is the division of marital assets. The SSDM blog includes several entries focused on asset division, including dividing complex assets and business interests.

Mediating Alimony Issues

Alimony is among the most challenging subjects that are addressed in the mediation process. The SSDM bloggers have explored how alimony can be resolved through mediation, negotiation and alimony buyouts.

Mediating Child Support

For divorce parentings, child support is a common issue requiring resolution. SSDM blogs explore how mediation resolves child support disputes through creativity rather than confrontation:

Unique Issues in Divorce Mediation

Not every blog fits neatly into a broad category. From mediating modifications to prenuptial agreements to tax concerns, below are some SSDM blogs that touch on unique issues in divorce mediation:


Avoid Retainers with Pay-As-You-Go Mediation

Worried about paying a retainer for your mediation? Don’t be. South Shore Divorce Mediation now offers pay-as-you-go mediation. With pay-as-you-go mediation, you avoid retainers, up-front payments and financial commitments. Call and schedule your first mediation session today at (781) 253-2049.

About the Author: Jason V. Owens is a Massachusetts divorce lawyer and family law attorney for Lynch & Owens, located in Hingham, Massachusetts and East Sandwich, Massachusetts. He is also a mediator for South Shore Divorce Mediation.

Schedule a consultation with Jason V. Owens today at (781) 253-2049 or send him an email.

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