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On the South Bay Mediation blog, you?ll find information and resources on divorce mediation, child custody mediation, and more. If you have any additional questions about the mediation process, contact South Bay Mediation.

Budget for Your Divorce—and Your Future

When beginning the divorce process, many people consider the cost of the actual divorce – mediation services, lawyer fees, paperwork costs. But what you may not have considered is the importance of establishing and documenting budgets pre- and post-divorce.

Top 6 Myths About Divorce Mediation  

Before you make a decision between mediation, litigation, or a DIY divorce, be sure that your ideas about mediation aren’t misconceptions or myths. Learn the truth behind these 6 common divorce mediation myths.

Divorce with Debt: How mediation can help

When you have a large amount of debt, it can be difficult to imagine digging out from underneath it. If the debt was accumulated in a marriage, it may seem even more impossible to untangle. These are deep, roiling waters to navigate but you do not have to go it alone.

“Our Divorce Is Friendly. Can’t We Just Do It Ourselves?”

Even if you don’t feel like you need the “mediation” part of divorce mediation because you and your ex already have a plan to split things amicably, hiring a divorce mediator can “future-proof” your divorce so that you stay friends. No one can see into the future, but a good divorce mediator can help you plan for bumps in the far off distance.