Family Law, Divorce and Mediation
Mediation can be an excellent method of settling a divorce. It can save time, money and reduce emotional stress.
A common misconception many people have is that a divorce settlement is only possible by undergoing litigation in the traditional court process. Divorce mediation can be a cost-effective and timely option for spouses who wish to separate and/or divorce, but avoids the cost and complexities of going to court.
Family law and divorce mediation is an informal and non-adversarial process involving a neutral third party who conducts meetings between spouses and helps them come to an agreement on any issues stemming from the breakdown of the relationship. A mediator will listen to both parties and provide helpful direction that can encourage the discussion of options for a mutually acceptable outcome.
How can I benefit from mediation?
Divorce mediation is often very successful, especially for resolving disputes regarding child custody and access. People are more likely to stick to a mediated agreement in which they have been involved in shaping, rather than an agreement imposed upon them by the court. Divorce mediation is also faster and less expensive than the standard legal approach.
Before you head to the courts, consider family law mediation to find an equitable solution that both parties can agree to – one that benefits both parties and children. We can help you find that solution.