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Divorce & Mediation Resources

On this page you’ll find helpful information to guide you through the mediation and divorce process.

Simply click on the links to the right to find what you’re looking for.

Recent Articles from The Mediator

A newsletter written and published by Michael Becker

Remarriage: Combine Finances or Not?

Remarrying couples must decide whether to combine their finances or keep them separate.

Remote Workers May Get Tax Surprise

Remote workers may now owe additional tax to the state where they work remotely.

Connecticut Now Allows Remote Divorce

Connecticut now allows divorcing couples to complete their divorces remotely, without going to court.

Social Media Gives New Meaning to Emotional Contagion

Emotional Contagion, first published in 1994 has new relevance, given the rise of social media.

New Uses for 529 Savings Accounts

Recent tax law changes have expanded the uses for 529 savings accounts.

Millennials Causing Declining Divorce Rates

Millennials divorce at a much lower rate than their Baby Boomer parents, according to a recent study.

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The Mediator Newsletter

Summer Fall 2020 Newsletter

August 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Summer Fall 2020 Newsletter

  • Connecticut Now Allows Remote Divorce
  • Remarriage: Combine Finances or Not?
  • Remote Workers May Get Tax Surprise
  • The 5 Love Languages -- A Review

Fall 2019 Newsletter

August 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Fall 2019 Newsletter

  • Revised Court Orders in Divorce
  • Declining Divorce Rates
  • More Uses for 529 Accounts
  • Emotional Contagion and Social Media

Fall 2018 Newsletter

October 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Fall 2018 Newsletter

  • Retirement savings update
  • More couples living apart
  • Changes coming to alimony taxation
  • How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen so Kids Will Talk is an important resource for parents

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Helpful Articles

Here you will find a selection of articles, publications and newsletters written by Michael Becker or featuring his practice.

Click on each title below to download a PDF of the article.

Toward a Kinder Gentler Divorce: An Introduction to Mediation
CT Life

Cutting Divorce Costs
Connecticut Magazine

Kids, Parents Can Make Best of Divorce
USA Today

Helping Your Kids Through Your Divorce
County Kids

What to Tell the Kids
County Kids

Using Advisers In Mediation
Using Divorce Mediation

Golden Rules of Coparenting
Family Advocate

Tools & Tips

The 5 Love Languages — A Review

The 5 Love Languages helps committed partners better understand, and love, each other.

Social Media Gives New Meaning to Emotional Contagion

Emotional Contagion, first published in 1994 has new relevance, given the rise of social media.

New Uses for 529 Savings Accounts

Recent tax law changes have expanded the uses for 529 savings accounts.

See All Tools & Tips