Frequent Divorce Concerns

The Most Frequent Concerns For Divorcing Couples:

Asset Division

  • How do we begin to split our marital assets?
  • What does the term QDRO mean when dividing qualified retirement accounts?

Parenting Issues

  • 50/50 Custody; do children feel like they are living out of a suitcase?

Financial Issues

  • I want to live in the marital home but I am not sure that I can afford it.
  • Should the house be sold?


  • How do the debts get divided?  I did not create the debt on the credit card; why should I have to pay?


  • I deserve alimony.  How much will I receive and for how long?

Assist with all required “Court Papers”

  • What court papers are necessary in order to get divorced?


Other mediation concerns:

  • Will I need a lawyer to review my agreements (Parenting Plan and Divorce Decree)?
  • What happens if I don’t want a divorce but my spouse does?
  • How much does mediation cost?
  • What is the difference between a contested divorce and an uncontested divorce?
  • Should I get a divorce or a legal separation?
  • I have to vent; can I do that in mediation?
  • Will I be entitled to my spouses Social Security Benefit?
  • I need health insurance but I can’t pay for it; what happens after the divorce?
  • I don’t have life insurance for the best interests of the children but my spouse does; what if payments for the life insurance policy stop without my knowledge after the divorce?
  • Will there be problems dividing the family business?
  • I think my spouse has hidden assets; can I still mediate my divorce?
  • My case involves domestic violence; can we mediate our divorce?