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Posted on January 1st, 2020 by Mara Linder

We are thrilled to announce our new Phoenix divorce mediation location in the uptown CASA development at the southwest corner of Northern Avenue and 16th Street in Phoenix.  7878 N 16th Street, Suite 130-15, Phoenix, AZ 85020 MAP  We hope you enjoy the new look and feel of our updated office in the sparkling new [...]

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Welcome to the 2020s: The Mediation Decade

Posted on January 1st, 2020 by Stuart Preston

We’ve been doing divorce mediation for close to 13 years. And now we enter a new decade -- the 2020s. What will the 2020s bring in divorce mediation? We think it’ll be known as the “Mediation Decade” as couples focus on building new futures rather than tearing things apart. They’ll focus on the kids, the [...]

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How To Find a Good Divorce Mediator

Posted on November 12th, 2019 by Mara Linder

You’re ready to work together in an open, fair mediation process rather than battle it out in court with attorneys. So now, the question is how to find a good divorce mediator. If you’ve begun your research, you likely found all kinds of claims and qualifications and even “certifications.” So, how do you choose a […]

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Millennials: Marriage, Divorce and Parenting

Posted on October 11th, 2019 by Mara Linder

Millennials! We hear complaints from the Baby Boomers, jokes from comedians, and drama from television sitcoms about this current generation. They don’t do anything the right way! Or do they? It seems they’re having their say and their influence on marriage and divorce in America. What are they up to? Let’s find out. Millennials’ Impact […]


How Long After Mediation is Divorce Final?

Posted on September 27th, 2019 by Mara Linder

Ready to get this divorce going? Once a couple makes the decision to go through with divorce, one of the first questions we get is, “How long after mediation is my divorce final?” There are many factors that will affect when your divorce is legally finalized, including the mandatory 60-day waiting period. But that doesn’t […]

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The 5-Step Mediation Process at Affordable Mediation

Posted on September 13th, 2019 by Mara Linder

“Divorce Made Easier” is more than a motto with us. It’s how we do things. Divorce can be overwhelming. That’s why we created a simpler, less involved process to help couples move forward more quickly and productively and get back to living a healthy life. Our goal is to get you and your spouse back […]

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Can you get an uncontested divorce without a lawyer?

Posted on August 16th, 2019 by Mara Linder

One of the first questions a couple asks when deciding to go through with a divorce is, “Can you get an uncontested divorce without a lawyer?” You might be one of the agreeable couples that goes into this feeling like you’re on the same sheet of music and just want to get the paperwork filed [...]


Stay Out of Court with Divorce Mediation

Posted on August 9th, 2019 by Mara Linder

There are so many lawyer jokes. So many people nervous and unhappy about the way the government handles itself. That’s why the idea of working through the courts with two teams of lawyers doesn’t give divorcing couples a warm-and-fuzzy feeling about what’s coming for them and their future. The good news is that most of [...]

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How Divorce Mediation Can Help You Keep Your Home

Posted on July 19th, 2019 by Mara Linder

Here’s the thing. It’s almost always a better idea to let the house go rather than try and  keep it. Trying to save the house usually means reworking financials in an attempt to make it feasible. And that usually results in both sides suffering.  We know that couples want to keep the house for the [...]

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Divorce Mediation and a High EQ

Posted on June 28th, 2019 by Mara Linder

The mediation process at Affordable Mediation has always been about compassion and creating a fair solution for all involved. Doing so means we have to develop a high EQ -- Emotional Quotient, or Emotional Intelligence. What does that mean? Let’s take a look. What is EQ? EQ, or Emotional Intelligence, is one’s ability to deal [...]

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