Your divorce or separation doesn’t have to be expensive & stressful. The experienced, professional and affordable divorce lawyers and mediators at The Smarter Divorce regularly save residents and couples on Long Island, NY large sums of money, time and the stress of a litigated divorce through their friendly, professional divorce mediation services. Save yourself and your family the stress and expense of a contentious divorce or separation. Mediate … Don’t Litigate. With An Affordable Divorce Lawyer: You Don’t Have to Fight Your divorce or separation doesn’t have to be a combative and destructive force in your family. You and your spouse can work out your differences maturely, amicably and, most importantly, inexpensively, through mediation. With help from professional negotiators, mediation can be the best, least expensive and most practical solution to the dissolution of your marriage Mediated Communication Saves Money & Families As experienced, practicing divorce attorneys, we’ve seen that the best path to divorce resolution is effective communication between you and your spouse. We find great joy and fulfillment helping people just like you resolve your differences without having to empty your bank account or tear apart your family. We Help Simplify, Calm & Streamline We will help simplify the complicated legal issues and help you put this part of your life behind you without making your partner your enemy or your children pawns in a hostile divorce proceeding. Our intimate and daily experience with the court systems in Nassau and Suffolk counties provide you a great advantage in understanding how to best resolve your issues peacefully and less expensively than contentious and combative divorce litigation. Our mediators possess the proven and effective dispute resolution skills to help...Read More
Achieve an Amicable Divorce on Long Island. Reduce Divorce Time, Expense & Stress through Divorce Mediation. Your divorce doesn’t have to be an expensive, time-consuming and stressful experience. You can achieve an amicable divorce on Long Island, NY and dramatically reduce the time, expense and stress of a typical litigated divorce in court when you resolve your divorce through an amicable divorce mediation with The Smarter Divorce. Separation or divorce is never an emotionally easy time for anyone. When you took your marriage vows, you never it would come to this. Right now, though, you understand that the best thing for you, your children and your future happiness is to move on to a better, happier life. Of course, you dread the prospect of a long, expensive legal battle. We can tell you it doesn’t have to be that way. Amicable Divorce versus Adversarial Litigation Unfortunately, today, the “normal” route of divorce litigation creates an adversarial relationship where you each hire lawyers who then go at each other to get as much as they can from the other without regard for your position, your future relationship with each other and your relationships with your children. No Long, Expensive ‘War’ with Your Spouse – Make it Amicable Your divorce doesn’t have to be a long expensive battle with your spouse. You can have an amicable divorce on Long Island. Utilizing the proven practices of Divorce Mediation, your divorce can be a healthy, calm and rational discussion to resolve the practical matters of separating your lives in a safe and controlled setting for a fraction of the time and expense of a litigated divorce. Divorce Mediation with The Smarter Divorce enables...Read More
Your divorce doesn’t have to take months and months and rack up 10s of thousands in legal fees. There are a number of alternative divorce resolution methods that can save you time, money and stress and get you your divorce in weeks, rather than years. The experienced and successful divorce mediators at The Smarter Divorce have saved hundreds of Long Island couples months of time and aggravation through their thorough Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce services. What takes so much time in Divorce in Nassau and Suffolk? There are a number of actions and activities involved in a litigated divorce that can extend the resolution of your divorce for years. Many of these actions are immediately eliminated through Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce. Adversarial. Divorce Litigation is adversarial. That is, it pits one party against another in a combative approach to negotiating the terms of your divorce. When each side’s attorney is posturing and “digging in its heals” to gain the upper hand, a great deal of time can be wasted. One Mediator instead of 2 Attorneys. In Divorce Mediation, you utilize one expertly trained mediator instead of you and your spouse both hiring separate attorneys. This avoids a great deal of time going back-and-forth between the attorneys. No Court. Both Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce keep you out of court. This eliminates a lot of wasted time waiting for court dates, filing motions, filling out paperwork, scheduling, arguing in court, and much more. Open Communication. In contrast to Divorce Litigation, the foundation of Collaborative Divorce and Divorce Mediation is open and honest communication. When both sides are speaking to each other and working out their differences instead of...Read More
Your divorce doesn’t have to be a stressful, painful process in Nassau County and Suffolk County on Long Island, NY. Alternative divorce resolution methods like Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce can remove much of the stress and pain of divorce for you, your spouse and, perhaps most importantly, your children. Why is Divorce So Stressful? Traditional Litigated Divorce is often a very stressful experience for most families. The overriding reason for this is in the nature of the method. Divorce Litigation is an adversarial and confrontational process, while Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce are amicable and communicative processes. Basically, it’s the difference between fighting with your spouse and cooperating with your spouse to resolve your issues. Fighting is much more stressful than cooperating. Why is Divorce Mediation Less Stressful? Divorce Mediation has proven to be a unique, low-stress method of ending your marriage, in contrast to the high-stress method of divorce litigation. In Divorce Mediation, rather than “fight” with your spouse to resolve your divorce, you will work together with your spouse to resolve the practical matters involved in your divorce so that you can each move forward with your lives. Divorce Mediation Fosters Honest Communication In Divorce Mediation, your experienced, compassionate mediator will help both you and your spouse to resolve the practical matters of your divorce through open and honest communication. Through their experience and training, your mediator will work to keep the entire process polite, professional and efficient rather than contentious, combative and time-wasting. They will work with you to ensure that both you and your spouse consider all the practical issues that need to be resolved today, and with an eye to the future. This...Read More
Experienced, successful divorce attorneys provide comprehensive divorce services to help Long Island families
As a full-service divorce mediation resource, The Smarter Divorce helps Long Island clients like you in Nassau County and Suffolk County resolve all aspects of their divorce or separation using non-combative and amicable negotiation and dispute resolution techniques. Our goals are always to help you resolve your divorce with a minimum of emotional stress to you and your family and the least expense to your resources. In addition to Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce, we also assist Long Island couples with the creation of pre-nuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements, among other services.
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There are many ways to legally end your marriage. Divorce Mediation is one of the Least Expensive, Least Stressful & Smartest Ways to end your marriage without the pain, expense and turmoil of litigation.
A lot of confusing and conflicting information surrounds such terms as Contested Divorce, Uncontested Divorce, No Fault Divorce, Litigated Divorce, Collaborative Divorce, Legal Separation, Divorce Mediation, etc. Selecting which method is right for you is an important decision that will have far-reaching implications for you and your family for many years to come.
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Do you want to know if Divorce Mediation or Collaborative Divorce is the right solution for you? Let’s get to know each other in a casual, no-cost meeting and see if Divorce Mediation can save you time, money and stress. Come in and have a chat with one of our experienced divorce mediators who will explain our unique approach to the mediation process. You’ll get to learn about us, we’ll learn about you, and we’ll be able to see how we can best help you move forward. If divorce mediation is not right for you, we’ll be happy to refer you to an experienced divorce professional who can best meet your needs. Read more ….
Contact us in Nassau or Western Suffolk at 631-498-4910 or Eastern Suffolk at 631-878-6405 to schedule your complimentary consultation.