Facing Divorce? Here are Some Basics…
By Attorney Anthony C. Adamopoulos – Collaborative Attorney, Divorce Mediator and Divorce Arbitrator For those facing divorce, the summer is often a time of “thinking about it”. Well, here is something to think about. There comes a time when a person must stop looking to the past and begin to picture the future. If that […]
A Question Often Asked – Will I have to pay both child support and alimony?
By: Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator, Arbitrator & Collaborative Lawyer Generally, alimony will not be granted where total family income does not exceed $250,000.00. Over this amount, the judge first determines if there is a need for alimony. To do this, the judge considers the income of each party. (The person receiving child support includes […]
WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING…
From Beth: “I recently had an appointment with Anthony Adamopoulos regarding questions I had about filing for divorce. Deciding to take this first step was a terrifying one for me. Attorney Adamopoulos was very approachable and kind, which is extremely important during this very emotional time. He listened to me & answered my questions with […]
Why Collaborative Divorce is Different & Better
By: Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator, Arbitrator & Collaborative Lawyer THE DIFFERENCE: The Collaborative Divorce Process is so much better because it is the only process where the attorneys are committed, by written agreement, to concentrate on settlement, AND, if they cannot get a settlement, they cannot represent you in litigation. The difference is truly […]
My Advice for Divorce Month
By: Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator, Arbitrator & Collaborative Lawyer Divorce Month is almost here. I urge everyone who is facing divorce to seriously consider staying out of the public adversarial divorce system. Staying out of the “system” generally means choosing one of two processes, either confidential mediation or confidential Collaborative Divorce. If the two […]
CONSIDERING DIVORCE? THE DECISION….
The Holiday Season is often followed by the Decision to divorce – I call it: “The Decision”. For couples with young children, The Decision must consider them. From a child’s point of view, divorce is often seen as the death of a child’s family, at least as the child has known the family. This “death” […]
If We Agree on Everything, How Long Does it Take to Get Through Divorce Mediation?
By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator, Arbitrator and Collaborative Lawyer Not very long at all. Here is the process: Make an appointment for you and your spouse through my office. You can usually get an appointment within a week. At the first session, about two hours, I will learn what agreements, you and your […]
FACING DIVORCE AND CANNOT AFFORD A DIVORCE LAWYER…
…USE LAR – LIMITED ASSISTANCE REPRESENTATION LAR lets you hire a specially trained and qualified LAR attorney to help with some of what you must do if you represent yourself, pro se. You Can Hire an LAR lawyer: to go to court with you just one time, or as many times as you want; to […]
What is the Difference Between Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce?
By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator, Arbitrator and Certified Collaborative Lawyer MEDIATION is an independent, voluntary, confidential process conducted by a mediator, who is neutral. Attorneys are not required. The mediator will: Assist you and your spouse in identifying those issues preventing settlement. Explore various avenues to resolution. Develop a settlement resolution acceptable to you […]
STUCK IN DIVORCE COURT? HERE IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO CUT COSTS AND AGGRAVATION!
Are you in divorce litigation? Are you having second thoughts – time standards, discovery cost, no trial in sight? Enough! You have complained to your attorney and your attorney reports that your spouse’s attorney has heard the same complaints from your spouse. Your attorney suggests mediation or conciliation. What is the difference between Divorce Mediation […]