Meet A Divorce Mediation Expert with Decades of Experience


Divorce Mediation with an experienced divorce mediator means your divorce will be guided by knowledge and a tried-and-true process to help you and your spouse work effectively through your unique issues. Kansas City Divorce Mediator Hugh F. O’Donnell has assisted families for over 40 years. When Can Mediation Be Utilized In A Divorce or Other…

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Collaborative Divorce is Equally Valuable for Couples Without Children As It Is For Couples With Children


The benefits of Collaborative Divorce exist whether children are involved in the equation. The reduced stress, professional support, and privacy of a collaborative divorce make it an excellent divorce option for Kansas City couples. Why Choose Collaborative Divorce? With this method, each spouse has an attorney who helps the parties reach an agreement rather than…

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How Do I Determine If Divorce Mediation Would Work for Me?


Divorce Mediation by Hugh F. O’Donnell Family Law in Kansas City helps couples resolve even the most challenging disputes. Divorce mediation is a well-suited tool to address the needs of any couple or family, whether a childless couple, a family with children who are minors, or those whose children have already grown into adults. Working…

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How Do I Know if Collaborative Divorce is Right For Me?


Collaborative Divorce is only one of several options offered by Attorney Hugh F. O’Donnell in Kansas City. It could be right for you if you are looking for a less expensive, more civil, and less stressful divorce process. Each spouse selects their own counsel to advocate on their behalf. Couples are not left feeling alone…

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Divorce Mediation — Valuable for Couples With or Without Children


Divorce Mediation expert Attorney Hugh F. O’Donnell helps clients throughout the Kansas City metro area approach divorce in a resolution-driven manner. Divorce mediation is a powerful approach for clients with and without children as we work together to create effective resolutions for each couple’s unique circumstances. What Are the Benefits of Divorce Mediation? Mediation has…

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What You Should Know About Collaborative Divorce


In a Collaborative Divorce, the couple’s or family’s needs are kept at the forefront of all proceedings. With an experienced team behind you, like Hugh F. O’Donnell Family Law in Kansas City, you can rest assured that your divorce proceedings will be handled privately and professionally. How Does Collaborative Divorce Work? To begin with, each…

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Why Is Divorce Mediation Better Than Going To Court?


Divorce Mediation is an excellent topic after we have just recognized Divorce With Respect Week™ here in Kansas City. Divorce With Respect Week™ was held March 4-8, 2024, and is an initiative led by divorce professionals to raise awareness for collaborative divorce options. Hugh F. O’Donnell Family Law practices Divorce Mediation in the Kansas City…

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Benefits of Collaborative Divorce for Families

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Collaborative divorce has many benefits and is suitable for divorces when children are involved. A collaborative divorce is a peaceful solution to an otherwise traditionally court-litigated divorce. Because of its nature, this process is an interdisciplinary approach to divorce, bringing together a team of professionals to guide and support the couple through the entire thing.…

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Advantages of Divorce Mediation

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Divorce mediation is a voluntary, non-adversarial process in which a neutral third party, known as a mediator, assists a divorcing couple in reaching agreements on various issues related to their divorce. Divorce mediation is better than going to court if all parties involved are willing to work through their difficult problems with the aid of…

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Is Collaborative Divorce the Same as Mediation?

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Collaborative divorce and mediation are alternative dispute resolution methods used in divorce, but they are distinct processes with some key differences. A collaborative divorce is a process in which divorcing couples work together with their respective attorneys to reach a mutually acceptable settlement outside of court. The collaborative divorce process emphasizes cooperation, open communication, and problem-solving to…

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