Information for Mediators

Why would a mediator want to buy this book?

To recommend (or sell) to clients. Or to read for a quick review of divorce topics.

The Handbook is a quick plain language review of both the emotional aspects of divorce and law and court procedures. The appendices include a glossary, recommended books for adults and children, relevant websites, and list of agencies to refer divorcing clients to.

Some folks who consult me think that their choice is between a mediator and a lawyer. How can I explain that those using mediation need a lawyer as well?

A whole chapter discusses the choice of decision-making methods and uses plain language to explain the vital role of a lawyer's advice during mediation.

Why would I want my clients to read The New Hampshire Divorce Handbook?

Clients facing divorce do better emotionally when they know the legal basics. They are more likely to move through the stages of grief to a place where they can make good decisions for the future.

Decision making is also aided by clients having easy access to legal information about child support, property division, and court procedure. And the practical chapter called, "Getting Legal Help" can improve your clients' ability to make a good choice of lawyer.

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