How is alimony or spousal support determined?

Alimony is calculated by a complex formula,  taking into consideration the length of marriage, and the income of the parties. Like child support, which can be calculated using the Massachusetts child support guidelines, it is helpful to predict what a Court may order for spousal support. Parker Mediation and Collaborative Law helps parties make their own decisions

Getting Beyond Impasse in Divorce

Parker Mediation and Collaborative Law  Parties come to mediation because they want to divorce without a big battle.  Divorce mediators assist parties to create solutions that address their underlying interests through various strategies and techniques.  Most times divorce mediation works easily, simply, and quickly.  However, there are occasions when the parties seem to be making progress, and

How long does divorce mediation take?

How long does the mediation process take? Divorce mediation is an efficient process that saves time, money and heartache. Mediation avoids time consuming formal discovery and multiple court appearances typically encountered in traditional divorce litigation. People usually finish the mediation process in approximately 4-6 sessions. However, some people use more or less time depending on

Confidential Divorce Mediation

Is mediation confidential? Parker Mediation and Collaborative Law maintains strict confidentiality in its mediation program. The mediator and the parties sign an agreement that they will keep everything that is revealed during the mediation confidential. Confidentiality allows the parties to conduct the mediation in an open and safe manner. People are more secure sharing information

Parker Mediation & Collaborative Law

We provide effective and affordable family law and divoce mediation services for relationship conflicts involving divorce, separation, same sex marriages, unmarried couples, elder care, and family estates.