How to end your marriage without going to court... it's all in the book, The Courtless Divorce, and supplemental articles by author Michael Heath in this blog.

April 11, 2024

Divorce Numbers That May Make Us Cringe

Statistics Related to Marriage Failures Are Discouraging but Show Improvement by Michael Heath Is the divorce rate in the US fifty percent? Well, it may depend […]
April 4, 2024

Getting Even Is Never Smooth

Revenge Has a Huge Downside by Michael Heath If someone walked down a busy sidewalk surveying people on whether they would rather have $50,000 in the […]
March 27, 2024

Starter Marriage Blues

A Short Marriage Early in Life Need Not Be Devastating by Michael Heath The term starter marriage is commonly seen as a first marriage that lasts […]
March 21, 2024

Chose the Wrong Spouse? Don’t Pick the Wrong Mediator

Deciding Who Will Mediate the Divorce Negotiations by Michael Heath When a couple decides to divorce, voluntary mediation (a.k.a. courtless mediation) can be an attractive option […]
March 15, 2024

Irish Divorce

Some Couples Live Separate Lives but Remain Legally Married By Michael Heath Until November of 1996, it was illegal for couples in Ireland to divorce one […]
March 8, 2024

The Words of Marital War

Divorce Litigation Language Creates Dreadful Perceptions by Michael Heath When hearing the word divorce, what goes through people’s minds? Maybe scenes of a couple arguing? A […]
March 1, 2024

Win-Win Is Real

Negotiating a Divorce Settlement That Satisfies Both Spouses by Michael Heath The idea that two sides can settle a dispute to the point where both are […]
February 9, 2024

When an Adult Child Faces Divorce

Parents Need Their Own Strategy When an Offspring’s Marriage Fails by Michael Heath Whether a son or daughter is in their early years or has entered […]
February 4, 2024

Forgive to Give For

Forgive to Give For Letting Go Allows People to Move On by Michael Heath   The act of forgiveness is often difficult for people to face. […]
January 5, 2024

Dissipation of Marital Assets

Substantial Spending or Moving of Assets Prior to Divorce Should Raise Alarms by Michael Heath Divorce is a very emotional process. Anger often causes a husband […]
December 14, 2023

We Got This!

The Ups and Downs of Do-It-Yourself Divorce by Michael Heath When a marriage is failing, thoughts of bringing it to an end begin to stir. The […]
December 8, 2023

What Did We Forget?

Important Divorce Issues May Be Left Out of a Mediated Settlement by Michael Heath Using an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) method in lieu of divorce litigation […]
June 11, 2021

Ending the End

Ceasing Divorce Proceedings to Stay Married
December 28, 2020

Make Divorcing through Mediation Your New Year’s Resolution

Has the Idea of Divorce Been Rolling Around In Your Head?
November 2, 2020

Picked the Wrong Spouse? Don’t Pick the Wrong Mediator

What you should look for in a divorce mediator.
June 27, 2020

Hire a Divorce Attorney? Think Twice.

Anyone contemplating a divorce is likely thinking of hiring legal counsel, but there are other options.
April 26, 2020

Interview on Let’s Talk Divorce!

Listen to Michael Heath’s Interview with Stewart Andrew Alexander on Let’s Talk Divorce!
December 18, 2016

Interview of Michael Heath

Listen to Fran Holinda’s radio interview of Michael Heath, author of The Courtless Divorce. Your browser does not support the audio element. Go to: and […]
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