Decision-Making and Communication When Divorcing

By Gary Marsh, LMSW Even with attorneys, mediators and other professionals, helping you decide the details of your divorce, you might want to use this opportunity to figure out how to make decisions on your own, If you have kids, once the divorce is over, if you have...

Divorce is Like Being Lost in the Woods

By Gary Marsh LMSW, Facilitative Divorce Mediator Finding the best path to agreements about separation, property division, parenting, and support is difficult because there are barriers to seeing the way clearly. Some barriers are internal: Memories of the road that...

The Attorney as Problem Solver in Mediation

By Gary Marsh, LMSW Mediator When beginning mediation with all parties and their attorneys in the same room, I ask the parties to give their attorneys permission to be problem solvers and not advocates. Parties usually expect their attorneys to do battle.  Lead the...