If you’re getting divorced in Massachusetts divorce mediation is the best route forward.  You and your family can move forward in a seamless, relatively pain-free process. Even if you are negotiating with a difficult spouse or even a narcissist, online divorce mediation is a simple effective path forward. Divorce mediation online is easy and accessibly priced.

Meet Gabrielle, a Leader in Massachusetts Divorce Mediation


Gabrielle Hartley, Esq. has been a divorce attorney and mediator for twenty-five years. She has resolved hundreds of trial-ready cases both in private practice in Massachusetts and when she clerked for Judge Jeffrey Sunshine in New York City.  She is known for keeping 99% of her cases out of the courtroom and at the negotiating table.  


Gabrielle’s book, Better Apart; The Radically Positive Way to Separate (Harper Collins) is the first book of its kind incorporating mindfulness and practical legal insight.  .  She created Better Apart, just for you,  in recognition of the emotional and financial complexity of the divorce process. Gabrielle grew up with divorced parents who worked collaboratively, even when things were difficult.  She brings compassion, strength, clarity, and dignity into this life-altering divorce process.


Gabrielle will help you and your family looking for divorce mediation in Massachusetts or divorce mediation in New York City.  She will help you survive and thrive without the chaos of an expensive divorce.


Creating Balance with Divorce Mediation


Rather than going to court and making your life more complicated, expensive, and painful, mediation is available to bring your differences to a reasonable resolution.  Online mediation makes mediating even easier than ever before.   You can negotiate even with a difficult or narcissistic spouse within the safety of your own home.  Mediating online with Gabrielle gives you the confidence of knowing you and your soon to be ex will both have an opportunity to speak and to create balance for the purposes of resolving your differences and moving forward with dignity. 


You may be surprised to learn that you can move forward with clarity and connection through the online divorce mediation service. Divorce mediation will keep you and your family moving forward so that you and your spouse can have a positive divorce.


Mediation will take place online from wherever you are, through an online mediation platform of your choice.


Gabrielle’s online mediation services allow you to reach an agreement on each topic related to divorce in Massachusetts and divorce in New York City.




Should You Go to Court or Choose Massachusetts Divorce Mediation Services? 




When you are getting divorced in Massachusetts, you have the option to pursue divorce mediation, or, choose the more traditional option of going to court and pursuing divorce litigation


When you decide to go to court, leaving your major life decisions in the hands of a third party, you are giving up control of your life.  Divorce can be messy, but it doesn’t need to be.


Keep the drama and arguments to a minimum as you navigate through your case addressing the issues that are most important to you.   Divorces that are resolved through the mediation process are far more likely to stand the test of time.  After working with Gabrielle through the online divorce mediation process, you are less likely to ever have to go back to court. 




Gabrielle has always been practical and straightforward in her approach to solving problems. She is an intelligent, adaptable, savvy, and a strong negotiator.

– Ken Potash, Esq. Partner, Perelmutter, Potash and Ginzberg, P.C., Seymour, CT

An amicable divorce truly is possible and Gabrielle lays out the steps to get there without sacrificing your well-being.

– Erin Levine, Esq. CFLS, CEO of Hello Divorce and Levine Family Law Group

Ms. Hartley provides a warm and thoughtful approach to divorce that includes both legal wisdom and healthy psychological principles. Her discussion of custody and co-parenting leads you on the path toward a calmer and happier future for you and your children.

– Robyn Landow, PhD, Psychologist and Parenting Coordinator, New York City (or New York, NY)

As a divorce attorney and mediator myself, I can highly recommend Gabrielle Hartley to help you with your divorce and family law matters.  Gabrielle is a compassionate and experienced advocate and neutral who will help you to navigate your divorce or separation in a holistic and respectful manner.

– Susan Guthrie, Esq. Founder and CEO, Learn to Mediate Online

Gabrielle’s Work Has Been Featured In

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 The Benefits of Divorce Mediation

A recent Harvard Study shows that “mediation offers a more peaceful alternative to traditional divorce negotiations and has been found to achieve higher settlement rates than litigation.” The Harvard Program on Mediation.

Mediation is a beneficial alternative to litigation for divorcing couples. Dependent variables measuring process satisfaction, outcome satisfaction, emotional satisfaction, spousal relationship, and understanding children’s needs were aggregated across the studies, rendering moderate positive effect size. Conflict Resolution Quarterly

Take a look at this chart from Forbes.com to see how you can potentially save significantly when you resolve your case through divorce mediation.  

The dissolution of your marriage is a legal event ending your marriage contract. But, you and your spouse have more direct control than you may realize over the cost and time involved when getting divorced.

If you are going through a divorce in Massachusetts, divorce mediation can help you reclaim control over you and your family’s lives, saving time, money and minimizing conflict in the process.

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DISCLAIMER: The commentary, advice, and opinions from Gabrielle Hartley are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice or mental health services. You should contact an attorney and/or mental health professional in your state to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. 


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