Divorce Mediation

A Daughter’s Perspective on Divorce Mediation

Nov 30, 2018

Children Know the Unspoken Memories of the time leading up to my parents’ divorce that are most vivid to me are the ones containing nothing – no fights, no yelling, no manipulation to favor one parent or another. So I … Read More

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A Heroic Effort: Choosing to Make the Best Decisions during a Divorce

Apr 19, 2018

“It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.” ▬ Dalai Lama XIV

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Considering Divorce Mediation?

Jan 09, 2018

5 Things Your Attorney Wants You to Know When Considering Divorce Mediation When you are considering divorce mediation, you are probably wondering what’s expected of you. How does it all happen? Is mediation right for me? As an attorney-mediator for … Read More

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Keila M. Gilbert, Esq. Honored with ‘The Peacemaker’ Award for Excellence in Divorce Mediation

Nov 29, 2017

Congratulations to Keila Gilbert, Esq. of Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation who received ‘The Peacemaker’ award for her work in pioneering unique divorce mediation program from the Bucks County Bar Association and the Bucks County Herald which co-sponsored ‘Lawyers Among … Read More

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Flying Blind: Why a DIY Divorce Can Cost You Money, Time and Conflict

Oct 30, 2017

As if contemplating divorce isn’t scary enough, how you handle the legal issues is crucial to how well you recover. In the DIY scenario, you can use forms downloaded from the internet. But assuming you have created the best possible … Read More

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Double Trouble: Tips for Handling Divorce and College Expenses

May 10, 2017

The familiar saying, “When it rains, it pours” applies to many of the clients in our Alpha Divorce Divorce Mediation Program. Just as they are stretching their dollars to operate two individual households, the first college tuition bill arrives. We … Read More

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Why Should You Leave Revenge Out of Your Divorce?

May 10, 2017

“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” This is a quote from Confucius that often comes to mind when I am working with Alpha Center divorce mediation clients.. Many marriages suffer from a finely honed pattern … Read More

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Happy New Year – Let’s get divorced!

Jan 03, 2017

Timing is Everything Happy New Year – Let’s get divorced! After over 20 years of helping thousands of people through divorce, I have noticed that the greatest number of them choose to begin their divorce in January or February. There … Read More

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STEP PARENTING 101

Jun 21, 2016

Step Parenting: Blending a New Marriage and a New Family Requires a Plan and Patience Remarriage involving children from previous relationships can make for a challenging situation. Two major life events are happening simultaneously; the new marriage is finding its … Read More

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Creating a Future of Possibility: Divorce without Destruction

Apr 15, 2016

Sustainable energy, sustainable agriculture, sustainable development—all are designed to ensure the health and well-being of future generations. Just like a slash-and-burn mentality demolishes human and animal habitats and devastates economies, an adversarial divorce, with its “scorched Earth” attitude, can hold … Read More

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