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5 Tips for Successful Summer Co-Parenting for Divorced Parents

Posted on May 17th, 2022 by StuTech

  By Karen Dorsey, M.Ed., CDC® Affordable Mediation Divorce and Co-Parenting Coach, Karen Dorsey, offers some tips for summer co-parenting after divorce.  Please feel free to set up a free 20-minute consult with Karen to discuss how co-parenting coaching can help you have a productive relationship with your ex. Call us at 602-714-7447 or schedule online […]

Divorce After 50: A Mature Mediation Approach to Gray Divorces

Posted on May 10th, 2022 by ownerAM

People over 50 have a wealth of experience that informs their entire life. When older couples determine that their marriage is over, they can rely on their wisdom to learn from that experience and make the best decision with as little conflict as possible. Divorce after 50 may be as difficult and sad as it […]

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What is a Certified Divorce Coach®?

Posted on April 26th, 2022 by ownerAM

Affordable Mediation is thrilled to welcome Certified Divorce Coach® Karen Dorsey to our team!  She is available to work with you during your divorce mediations or, if you are not mediating, as your Coach before, during or after your divorce. But, what is a Certified Divorce Coach® and what does she do? A divorce coach […]

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Concierge Services For Divorce!

Posted on April 14th, 2022 by ownerAM

I’m always excited to find services that may be helpful for my divorce mediation clients.  So, I was pleased to meet Amy Bloomberg Corben and Sheri Heitner-Anderson, the masterminds behind the new Divorce Concierge Service un◆tied. un◆tied is an all-encompassing concierge service for women and men contemplating separation or divorce.  For couples coming out of […]

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How Long Does Divorce Mediation Take?

Posted on April 5th, 2022 by ownerAM

Not every divorce has to be an agonizing, drawn-out brutal fight. Many divorcing couples decide instead to be amicable and collaborative about the whole process. When the decision is made to divorce, they want to separate as peacefully as possible using mediation. There are so many advantages to this method and one of them is […]

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Divorce Mediator Versus Lawyer: How To Choose

Posted on March 8th, 2022 by ownerAM

A divorce is never easy, even if you and your spouse plan to leave your marriage on good terms. If you’re considering getting a divorce, know that you have options. While many couples think they need to lawyer up, that isn’t always the case. Another option is to hire a divorce mediator. This is an […]

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How To Choose The Best Divorce Mediator

Posted on January 27th, 2022 by ownerAM

Divorce can often be an all-out battle where each partner ends up spending huge amounts of money on legal fees and time and stress in the court system. That’s why more people should consider divorce mediation. It’s the perfect option for couples who are looking to get divorced but don’t want all the stress and […]


New 2022 Arizona Child Support Guidelines in Divorce Mediation

Posted on January 11th, 2022 by ownerAM

The Arizona Supreme Court has adopted new child support guidelines effective January 1, 2022. The child support amounts resulting from the new child support calculator are slightly higher.  Additionally, some of the major changes include: Although the definition of income is still basically the same including income from basically all sources, some additional language was added […]

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2022 New Year, New You: Divorce Wellness Tips [Guest Blog]

Posted on January 1st, 2022 by ownerAM

Isn’t it time to focus on your own Wellness as we approach a New Year with 2022? Working with Divorce Mediation couples, I’ve realized how important it is during divorce (as well as before and after) to really focus on staying healthy and growing in a positive direction to evolve into a better you – […]

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529 Plans and Divorce

Posted on December 22nd, 2021 by ownerAM

If you have a 529 plan for your children and are going through a divorce, you may have some questions. In Arizona, the laws surrounding 529 plans might be different from other states, so it’s important to know your state’s specific laws. In this post, we’ll answer some of the biggest questions people have regarding [...]

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