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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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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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Mara Featured On “Your Divorce Coaches” Podcast

Posted on November 9th, 2021 by StuTech

From the podcast: “In this episode, Heather and Theresa sit down with Mara Linder of Affordable Mediation of Arizona. She breaks down the mediation process and the psychology behind it as well as her approach to what many see as a broken system. As lawyer, counselor, and mediation specialist we discuss when and why mediation […]

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Who Gets (stuck with) the Timeshare in Divorce?

Posted on May 20th, 2021 by ownerAM

A lot of my mediation clients have timeshares and want to know their options when it comes to handling them in their divorce.   There are different types of timeshares, some have a real property interest, some do not.  Either way, they can be considered a community asset and/or liability and need to be addressed […]

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Can I Get Divorced if I Have a Covenant Marriage?

Posted on April 12th, 2021 by ownerAM

Although not common, as a Phoenix divorce mediator, I am sometimes asked to assist with a divorce for couples who have a covenant marriage.  Some couples do not even know if they have a covenant marriage.  So, what is it? In Arizona, a couple may enter into a covenant marriage.  In contrast to a standard […]

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Affordable Mediation Opens Avondale Divorce and Real Estate Mediation Office

Posted on October 30th, 2020 by ownerAM

      We are happy to announce the opening of our newest West Valley mediation office in the City of Avondale. Affordable Mediation has served clients throughout Central Arizona since 2010, and continues its presence in the West Valley assisting couples in Peoria, Surprise, Goodyear, Verrado, and every city in-between. Appointments will continue with […]

Mediators Do More Than Moderators Of Presidential Debates

Posted on October 8th, 2020 by StuTech

Does communication with your spouse feel like a recent 2020 Presidential Debate?  From watching recent presidential and vice-presidential debates, do you feel like a mediator couldn’t do much better than a moderator? Unlike a moderator who tries, sometimes unsuccessfully, to keep discussions on track and have presidential candidates follow the rules, divorce mediators actually manage […]

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