How Grief Research Informs Divorce and Separation

If you’re grieving the death of a relationship, the research behind grief may resonate with you. http://<iframe width=”100%” height=”290″ src=”https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1052498852/1053019083″ frameborder=0></iframe At Family Mediation Hawaii, we help you move through despair and disappointment to seize opportunities for learning and growth in divorce and separation. It doesn’t have to get ugly.

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Child Custody: What Happens When Parents Cannot Agree?

Ideally, divorcing or separating parents can work together to create a developmentally appropriate Parenting Plan that prioritizes child well-being.  Parenting Plans can and should change over time.  For example, a schedule that works well for a four (4) year old, may not be appropriate for a thirteen (13) year old. At Family Mediation Hawaii, we…

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Divorce Process Options

When considering divorce, the follow options are available starting with the lowest cost and conflict level of a kitchen table divorce and moving up the scale to the highest cost and conflict level when the Court must make decisions for your family.  Obviously, both parties have an interest in keeping the process  low cost, low…

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DIY Divorce in Hawaii

The State of Hawai’i allows spouses to be divorced without ever seeing a judge or entering a courtroom. The process is called “Uncontested Divorce by Affidavit” and takes approximately six (6) to ten (10) weeks once all the paperwork is submitted. Obtaining an uncontested divorce requires that both parties agree on all terms of the…

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