Stay-at-home Moms and Mediation

Our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. have noticed that more and more women seem to be stay-at-home moms. Recent studies have shown that approximately 29 percent of moms in the United States stay at home to raise their children. Although there are a lot of benefits from being a […]

Hiding Assets

Our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. have conducted mediations where one or both spouses have hidden assets before or during the divorce process in order to avoid splitting them with their soon to be ex-spouse. One of the most common ways to hide assets is to remove money from […]

Guardian ad Liems and Mediation

Our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. have conducted mediations where the input of a Guardian ad Litem would have been beneficial in helping the parties draft a custody arrangement and time-sharing schedule that was in the best interest of the parties’ minor children. However, most parties don’t understand what […]

Parenting Plans

One of the more difficult situations to mediate is where two parents are unable agree on anything and can hardly even be in the same room with other; but now have to determine how to parent a rebellious teenager. By rebellious, we are talking about a child whose behavior includes conduct such as skipping school, […]

Long Distance Parenting Plans

Our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. recognize that Florida has long been considered to be one of the most transient states in the U.S. Therefore, it is quite common for parents to move into our state to relocate back to their home states only to try and relocate back […]

Be careful what you ask for with Equitable Distribution

One thing that our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. routinely encounter is that individuals going through a Florida Family Law Dissolution of Marriage don’t always think about the consequences of exactly how they want their marital assets and liabilities divided between them. In order to understand this, we must […]

Same Sex Divorces and Mediation

It has been more common for our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. to mediate divorce cases which involve same-sex marriages. In some instances, same-sex divorces can raise unique and distinct legal issues. To understand these issues, it is important to look at the historical background of the legality of […]

Prenuptial and Mediation

Our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators recognize that there are several factors that must be taken into consideration when conducting a mediation where the spouses have signed a prenuptial agreement(s). Prenuptial agreements are commonly used by parties who previously went through a divorce and desire to protect their own non-marital assets in case their upcoming […]

Passive Appreciation and what it means?

Florida Statute § 61.075 defines which assets and debts are marital and which need to be equitably divided between the parties, so for our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. determining which assets and liabilities are marital is of the utmost importance at a mediation. Historically, passive appreciation in nonmarital […]

What is an Impasse at Mediation?

What does it mean when a mediator states that the mediation is at an impasse? In short, it means that the mediation was not successful in reaching a settlement agreement. The consequences of an impasse at mediation can have a very significant impact on the parties to a Florida Family Law case. The most obvious […]