Additional services offered at Solace Divorce Mediation

Be Proactive In Your Case!

We are a fathers rights organization that primarily helps fathers defend and protect their rights in court. But want hear a funny fact? At least half the calls we receive are from women.

Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

A divorce can be quite draining not only emotionally, but financially as well. Because divorce laws vary from state to state, it would be wise to consult with a divorce attorney for proper advice on the local divorce laws and all other factors pertaining to your specific case. Important matters such as child custody, possible alimony, and the filing of the divorce papers are some things to consider.

Suicide Rates Higher For Men After Separation and Divorce

I’m sure it will come as no surprise to you to hear that thoughts of suicide can be very strong in many people just after a break up. In their book, “Letting Go”, Dr. Zev Wanderer and Tracy Cobat, PH.D., state that as many as 80% of the people who succeed in committing suicide involve a “loss of love” (49). They then go on to state that of these people who “successfully” commit suicide, there are twice as many men as women. The authors say this is generally considered to be for one or all of three reasons…

Dealing With Your Ex and Your Emotions Part II

When you are feeling down about your situation, your ex, or not seeing your kids, many people will advise you to fill up your time doing anything, work, spots, etc. While that’s not necessarily bad advice, make sure that you are filling your time with POSITIVE things and will make you feel GOOD about yourself. If work stresses you out, then that is clearly not the proper outlet to relieve emotional stress from other areas of your life.

Dealing With Your Ex and Your Emotions

At least half the time we spend talking on the phone is not actually spent talking about our clients cases as the directly pertain to divorce court, custody, child support, etc. Half of the time we merely function as a surrogate therapist as many men feel like they are all alone in their emotional struggles and have no one to talk to about it until they find us. This can be an extremely depressing feeling to have and we never mind listening to the stories of the fathers who call us seeking help, but we can’t be…

Reconciliation – Yes or No?

First and foremost, you have to realize that if you are seriously contemplating a reconciliation with your Ex, you need to be prepared for the fact that most attempts at reconciliation DO NOT work. However, that doesn’t mean even an unsuccessful attempt at reconciliation cannot have it’s advantages either. You just need to make sure that when you attempt a reconciliation, you do not go in with false hopes or unrealistic expectations.

Lowering Child Support: What NOT To Do!

When it comes to lowering your monthly child support payments, there are tons and tons of information available online about what you can do, but almost as important are some things that you absolutely, positively should NOT do. Here we will talk about some of the seemingly innocent things men do all the time that seriously hurts them in court when the amount of child support is being set. Make sure you are not one of these fathers!

Single Fathers’ Parental Rights

So you’re a single father that was never married to your Ex and now you’re discovering that it has been next to impossible to see your kids because she has all the “power”. You think to yourself, “But I have a birth certificate with my name on it, isn’t that enough to give me some say-so?” You would think that a birth certificate would be enough, unfortunately that is definitely not the case in order to see your kids and fight for your rights as a father.

Divorce Online

So you’ve decided not to use a divorce attorney and you’re go to represent yourself pro se in court, but now what? Where do you find the paperwork you need? Isn’t everything available online for free?

Child Support Vs. Alimony

When going through a divorce, there are terms being thrown around all the time, and two of the most commonly heard ones are child support and alimony. This is mainly because everyone is usually concerned over money during times like this, and rightfully so as divorce can be insanely expensive. Even though child support and alimony are commonly heard terms, there is a lot of misconceptions as to what these mean exactly and what you can do about them if you find yourself making enormous payments.

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