Mediation is almost always the better way to go when you are getting a divorce. Otherwise you’re going to have to go to court with lawyers in tow. Court heats up the conflict and when both parties hire attorneys things get expensive really … [Read more … ]
I'm Niels Teunis, a mediator for parents with young children.
I help you end your conflict so you can focus on being the parent you want to be.
When you get married, let’s make sure that you start off in a clear space. You likely have known each other for some time, you may live together already and you have now decided to make a lasting commitment to each other. What's going to make your … [Read more … ]
I work with parents, stepparents, and couples. Parents As a coach to you and your family, my main goal is to bring you back to that place inside yourself, where you know that who you are is enough. In fact, it is more than enough. You have all … [Read more … ]
I adhere to the professional standards as formulated by The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Please let me know if you have any questions. That I adopt these standards does not imply that my work has been vetted by this association. The Model Standards of Practice for Family and Divorce Mediation These standards of family […]
I charge a fee of $145 per hour. I charge only for the time that we are actually in mediation. I won’t charge you for the time we may have to spend bringing the parties into the room at the same time. Other preparation time is also for me. I do ask that you pay […]
If you are in the process of a divorce, I would say you probably do need a lawyer. The better prepared you are for mediation, the more likely you are to walk away with an agreement that you like, or at least can live with. What you don’t want to have happen is realize later […]