Why Mediation?

Just a few reasons I prefer Mediation to litigation and why I think you will prefer it too: Litigation can be a stressful and expensive process.  However, being “run-over” by someone who is not respecting your rights can also be frustrating. Sometimes a “gentle confrontation” in an atmosphere where a…

Mediation: get it done early . . .

Unless someone likes controversy and is just litigious, litigation is no fun.   In fact, you can always find something better and more productive to do.    If litigation comes your way, it might be a good idea to try to bring the issues to Mediation as early as possible.   There are…

Mediation: Eliminates stress . . .

One of the worst things in life to go through as altercations with someone else.  Especially someone with whom you should not be fighting. Mediation is a process where a trained “middle man” can massage the differences between parties and can make difficult issues appear to be resolvable and made…

Mediation. Is That the Best Direction?

Life if full of ups and downs, and the downs can really take their toll on us.   Perhaps it is best to address those “downs”, if they involve legal disputes between you and someone else, in the simplest and least stressful and most calculated way. Perhaps they owe you money…

Incorporating Your Business

You may be taking that scary next step in your professional life when you are developing your work into a full-fledged business.  Finally . . . something that you can see growing and prospering and making a name in the business community.  That is a proud moment but it can be a very…

Durable Power of Attorney/Health Care Surrogate

Almost everyone knows that a Power of Attorney grants someone the authority to act for the one who grants it.  It can be general of specific.   That authority can be for a definite time or for a certain amount of time.  In the event the grantor loses his or her…

Should You Have a Living Will?

A Living Will (Directive to Physician as it is sometimes called) is an important document for anyone, young or old.  Its purpose is to express to the world that you wish to have all artificial life support removed from you if your medical/physical condition becomes such that it is apparent…

Top 10 Things to Know Before Signing That Lease

It is not always an easy thing to be a Tenant.  If you are becoming a tenant, you need to carefully study the terms of the lease and don’t be afraid to ask about any questions you may have.  If the Landlord is not willing to answer your questions and…