"Divorce Corp" definitely does expose the underbelly of the massive divorce machine in this country and its destructive forces. The story of Dallas area's Wendy Archer (Parental Alienation Awareness Organization USA), is particularly poignant and moving. What undermines the movie in this divorce mediator's opinion is the paucity of solutions it offers.
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Published Thu, 01/09/2014
“Divorce Corp” is a movie scheduled to be released January 10, 2014 for six days in selected cities. Divorce Corp’s “grass roots movement to reform the US family law system” appears poised to radically expose the darkest side of the family court system and the divorce industry in America. Its “DIY Divorce” trailer alone will powerfully boost the public’s awareness of and demand for effective and affordable alternatives to divorce litigation like family and divorce mediation and collaborative law.
Published Fri, 12/06/2013
Beware of going to a divorce attorney when you are in fight or flight mode. Opt to see a mediator first!
Published Mon, 12/02/2013
In Texas, spousal maintenance ("alimony") is additional money (not part of a division of marital property or child support) that one spouse pays to the other temporarily from future income to support the ex-spouse after the divorce. If this money is also paid before the divorce is finalized, it is called “temporary spousal support”. Whether a former spouse receives alimony is more than an economic question. It is one of the trickiest emotional issues of divorce.
Published Sun, 10/27/2013
Typically attorney mediators in Texas - and especially former judges turned divorce mediators who are used to being in charge of making decisions - do mediation differently than at Détente. Détente does collaborative mediation. The others usually use what is called “evaluative” mediation. It is important to know the difference when choosing a mediator.