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- To Sue or Not To Sue- A Pretty Good Question
To sue or not to sue is indeed a pretty good question. The lawsuit can be underway at the time of the ADR; or, the success or failure of the ADR can determine whether a lawsuit is even necessary.
- What Can I Do if I Dispute Legal Fees from My Attorney?
If you have received a bill from your attorney and believe that the fee is too high or if you anticipate that this situation will arise, there are a few ways that you can handle this situation to provide a resolution that you are comfortable with.
- The Many Benefits of Mediation
This article details the benefits of mediation versus a trial or hearing in a divorce or child custody dispute. Divorce and child custody disputes can be emotionally and financially draining. Mediation can help all parties involved settle disputes through a neutral party, a mediator, often at a lower cost with mutually beneficial results.
- How Effective Is Mediation in Child Custody Disputes?
Disputes over child custody can be among the most heated. After all, the stakes are incredibly high when the issue of being able to see your own children is on the line. As a result, it may seem like the prospect of ever reaching an agreement with your child's other parent is highly unlikely, but mediation can often lead to surprisingly positive results.
- What is Mediation?
Mediation, a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). In mediation, a neutral third party called a “mediator” tries to facilitate negotiations between two or more adverse parties.
- Tips for Negotiating and Mediating
At some point, we all have a negotiation. In the legal setting, this often occurs when negotiating during a mediation, but you probably also have negotiations in many other settings, as well, like when buying a car, interviewing for a job, or working out the terms of a home loan. Since negotiating is a necessary skill for everyone's life, it is a good idea to understand a few tips to give you the advantage for getting what you want.
- Arbitration Versus Mediation
Many have heard the term “alternative dispute resolution” associated with both arbitration and mediation, but may not have understood the difference. Indeed, many use the terms interchangeably even though they are very different procedures.
- The Cheapest Way to Divorce
The typical divorce process is very expensive and can cost upwards of $15,000. Using the method of divorce mediation instead, couples can save both time and money while ending their marriages.
- Child Support - What to Expect with Child Support Cases
Child support is a monthly payment to cover the day-to-day expenses of child/children. Both parents are financially responsible for their children, and the court may order either or both of the parents to pay Child support, based upon each parents’ income, and the percentage of time each parent spends with the children.
- When Do You Need a Seattle IRS Lawyer?
Sometimes you just cannot do it alone. When you need an expert dealing with the IRS, a Seattle IRS lawyer is just the ticket. Perhaps you have a business overseas and require help with your taxes. Maybe the IRS is making an audit of your company and you feel a bit queasy about it. If there are any allegations of tax fraud, you definitely want someone on your side fighting for you.