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Divorcing? Should You Use iBuyers For Selling Your House?

Posted on August 31st, 2018 by ownerAM

As a Phoenix Divorce Mediator, my mediation clients have to make the decision about what to do with their home.  Most consider selling the house, and usually need to get it sold sooner rather than later.  Recently, some mediation couples have been inquiring as to whether the quick and easy sale offered by certain companies […]

How Does Infidelity Affect Divorce Mediation?

Posted on September 1st, 2015 by ownerAM

  In the wake of the scandal surrounding the affair-seeking site, Ashley Madison, a lot of discussion has ensued about infidelity and divorce.  Clearly, infidelity is one of the factors leading a couple to pursue a divorce or separation, but how does it impact the actual process?     In many states, like Arizona, there are no-fault […]

Divorce and The Family Business

Posted on October 11th, 2013 by ownerAM

A client asked the other day how to handle the family business in their divorce. They had heard business valuations were very expensive – approximately $20,000.00 – and they were hoping for another way. As it happens, quite a few of my divorce mediation couples have family businesses, so this discussion comes up often. There […]

Splitting Retirement Accounts in a Divorce

Posted on March 4th, 2011 by ownerAM

  As a Phoenix divorce mediator, I am asked a lot of questions about splitting retirement accounts when working with couples navigating a divorce or separation. How do we split a 401(K) versus and IRA? Are there penalties or tax consequences in transferring these assets? What is a QDRO (Qualified Domestic Relations Order)? What about […]