Is Divorce Mediation a Good Fit for Me?

Is Divorce Mediation a Good Fit for Me?

by | Jun 3, 2021 | Firm News |

One of the most important questions you face as you’re contemplating a divorce is where do you start?

As a divorce attorney with many years experience in litigation and other divorce alternatives (such as mediation), I have come to the conclusion that divorcing parties are often much better served through mediation.

Is mediation a good fit for you?

Mediation may be your best option if you want:

  • To make good decisions and come to a lasting agreement that works for both parties.
  • To be educated by a neutral professional about the divorce process and the issues involved.
  • To resolve your divorce matters amicably and efficiently, rather than to spend time and money arguing through two attorneys, or turning your case over to a judge.

Mediation may not be your best option if:

  • One or both parties is more interested in hurting the other party than in looking for a resolution that is fair to both parties.
  • There are significant substance abuse or domestic violence issues.
  • The parties are incapable of compromising or considering options that benefit both parties.

If you are interested in learning more about mediation and other alternatives to litigation, one option I offer is a neutral consultation with me and both parties to discuss the various ways (including but not limited to mediation) of approaching a divorce and assisting in identifying the best process to match your individual interests and needs.

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