There is no doubt marriage can be tough. Whether you are in a committed relationship and can’t resolve an issue or whether you are ready to call it quits, Sheri Russell helps couples calmly and collaboratively discuss the difficult issues involved in marital conflicts and create agreements that help couples address the issues, improve communication and potentially strengthen their relationship. Whether you are resolving a distinct issue, or creating a “last chance agreement,” clients leave mediation feeling heard, understood and willing to put new agreements to the test.
Divorce and Separation Mediation
Separation and divorce are difficult and emotional, and most couples are not sure where to begin. Agreeing to mediate is the first step towards making this process meet your needs at your pace. Whether clients are contemplating separation or divorce, or have already begun legal proceedings, Sheri Russell provides clients with a neutral and safe environment to individually, and if appropriate, together, calmly identify and discuss each issue involved and create mutually acceptable, informed and customized decisions together. Sheri’s legal experience and background as a family law attorney and mediator bring a pragmatic, realistic and informed approach to both the mediation setting and the ultimate dissolution agreement. Her legal experience further enables her to draft thorough agreements that judges and attorneys approve and appreciate.
Parenting Plans & Child-related Financial Issues
Whether you need assistance creating a parenting plan, or modifying an existing plan, Sheri Russell helps parents calmly and collaboratively discuss and create child-centered and thorough plans that address the 16 to 24 issues involved, that work for the individual needs of each parent and their children, and that help parents build a foundation for positive and productive communication and co-parenting now and in the future. Sheri provides parents with a neutral and safe environment to individually, and if appropriate, together, calmly discuss all of the many parenting and child-related financial issues involved in raising kids and create mutually acceptable agreements that address current ages and circumstances, while including provisions to address future changes in circumstances. Sheri’s approach helps parents strengthen their co-parenting relationship by improving trust, communication and joint decision making skills. Sheri’s legal experience and background as a family law attorney and mediator bring a pragmatic, realistic and informed approach to both the mediation setting and the parenting plan. Her legal experience further enables her to draft thorough agreements that judges and attorneys approve and appreciate.