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 […]

Modern Technology and Mediation

One major dilemma that our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators sometimes come across is where one of the parties at a mediation wants to play a recording of a phone call that was surreptitiously made of the other party. As will be explained below, the problem is that the improper use modern technology can be […]

Modifying Parenting Plans

Our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. routinely mediate cases where one or both parties have filed a Florida Supplemental Petition to Modify a Parenting Plan. The issues that can arise in these types of mediations include that the parties got divorced while their children were very young – such […]

Understanding Tax Consequences in Mediation

There are some significant tax issues that can arise at mediation which our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. routinely come across. These issues routinely include, but are not limited to, alimony, pensions, IRAs and 401ks. The United States Congress enacted, and President Trump signed into effect “The Tax Cuts […]

Mediating a Parenting Plan

It is the experience of our Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators at Mediation of Coral Springs, Inc. that when parents who are going through a divorce or paternity case want what is best for their children, drafting a fair Parenting Plan at mediation is so much easier as opposed to when the parents are involved […]