Many couples opt for divorce mediation in Northern Virginia as a cheaper, more collaborative approach to divorce, and a joint endeavor in which they seek a written divorce settlement agreement. However, there are times when divorce mediation is not recommended. If you are questioning whether mediation is right for...Read more
A “no-fault” divorce or uncontested divorce is one where neither party has to prove the other of any wrongdoing. This type of divorce generally takes less time in court to finalize and costs both parties less in legal fees.. In Virginia, a no-fault divorce will only be granted if...Read more
As a parent, you want the best for your child -- and you might be wondering whether staying together or getting divorced is the best option for your family. In making that decision, do not forget to consider that the effects of divorce on children are not always negative....Read more
Differences in communication styles matter in divorce mediation. The Fairfax, Va. mediation team of Amy & Jonathan Kales truly understand this.
You’ve heard of the book Men Are From Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gray, PhD? Fundamental to the premise of the book is this underlying hypothesis: Men and women communicate differently—what they hear, how they speak, and how they process information is very different. At Kales & Kales PLC,...Read more
How does divorce mediation work? Divorce is often resolved through negotiation, which is where divorce mediation steps into play. A mediator is brought in to facilitate settlement discussions and to help the divorcing couple reach a fair divorce agreement that involves the splitting of property, the distribution of assets,...Read more