By Patty Manko
Divorce mediation can go more smoothly when you have a legal adviser.
A legal adviser is a special type of lawyer -- one who is willing to consult with you as an integral part of the mediation process. While business lawyers have long served as consultants to their clients, divorce lawyers have traditionally been accustomed to taking over and handling the entire case.
But as more and more divorcing couples use mediation, the need for consulting lawyers has increased. As a result, many divorce lawyers...