, regardless of the circumstances. Transitioning from one household to two can place emotional, financial, and logistical stress on all involved and can be especially hard on children. Unfortunately, the traditional courtroom divorce often intensifies this stress because it is usually expensive, combative, and emotionally draining. And unless you and your spouse can reach an agreement, decisions impacting your finances, property, and children will be made by a judge using the law as the sole criteria in determining your future.
in how to end your marriage, domestic partnership, or intimate relationship. Mediation and Collaborative Practice (CP) are non-adversarial, client-centered options for those who want to stay out of court and resolve their family law issues with support, respect, and privacy. Limited Scope Representation offers assistance for people “doing their own” non-contested divorce without the cost of “full scope” attorney representation.
offering compassionate and cost-effective services as a Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer. Ariel believes that the client (not the judge) should ultimately decide what is in her or his best interest and that lasting legal settlements can be reached when both parties are committed to working toward a non-adversarial resolution.