Diana Mercer

Protect Your Children: Get a Will!

While many of us may believe that estate planning is only for the rich or the elderly, you should know that this process is essential if you have children. At Peace Talks Mediation, not only do we help you with divorce mediation, but we also recommend how you can protect your most precious “possessions” your […]

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Divorced or Divorcing – How to have Happy Jolly Holidays

You have the advantage of receiving recommendation and coping skills to handle thoughtfully charged holiday situation and decisions. Especially if you have young children then flexibility is key to your celebration.   At Peace Talks, we know that the divorce process is stressful and creates emotional turmoil. And we also know that experiencing the winter […]

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What Makes Divorce Expensive?

If your matter cannot be resolved, then you may choose to have a judge or jury trial, which can exponentially increase your expense. As the case progresses, there may also be a request for a child custody evaluation, in addition to potential adult and/or child therapy sessions. Let’s just get this out of the way […]

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California Cooling OFF Period

While California may be a “hot” state, we experience “cooling off” periods too. In a family law context, this “cooling off” specifically applies to the amount of time that must pass before a divorce is final. The theory behind this “cooling off” period is to prevent couples from rushing to divorce. In California, the law […]

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