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The mediation process is created by the mediator together with the parties. When discussing custody and parenting issues, from time to time spouses may ask that children participate in the mediation. However, it is often not in the best interests of the children to be involved in adult decisions in the mediation setting. It is…

Divorce mediation is another process of reaching a conclusion in your case involving resolving all the matters through a settlement agreement It is usually a less confrontational and adversarial process because you are meeting together informally You are meeting with the mediator, a neutral party who doesn’t have a stake in the proceeding. A neutral,…

Mediation is often most cost-effective, and speedier process, and certainly less contentious. The purpose of mediation is communication. To resolve all of the very difficult and challenging issues that you will have to deal with in getting a divorce and resolving it in the most expeditious manner. The role of the mediator is to be…

As a mediator, I am a facilitator to help parties resolve the issues that need to be discussed and decided in the context of a divorce, separation or annulment My role is to facilitate and help you communicate, determine options, and assist you in hearing the desires and concerns of the other party and to…

A mediated divorce has many benefits. Primarily, it’s the non-adversarial process and the informality outside of the courtroom that my clients appreciate. The communication and the compromise is more effective in creating your own understanding and agreement in resolving many difficult issues. It is cost-effective and much quicker to resolve.

Even if your mediator is an attorney by trade, that mediator does not represent your interests exclusively. The mediator does not give legal advice to either party Mediators are neutral and help both parties come to an agreement

In mediation, the client makes the decision. The mediator is there to help you communicate, weigh your options, reach an understanding, and craft an agreement for your family How your children will be parented, who will make educational decisions in the future, timing and transportation for visitation, and holiday arrangements – you will make those…

A mediated divorce is a settlement achieved outside of the courthouse together with the mediator, another party, a neutral party, that works with the couple, usually in the mediator’s office, to facilitate an agreement. The purpose is to resolve all of the issues, and put that agreement in writing, and submit it to the court…

A mediator can design a format that includes meeting with both spouses together or caucusing with each of the parties separately and then coming together again – whatever works in your situation. It is dependent upon the level of cooperation and communication between the parties As a mediator, I will recommend what I think will…

Court documents will be started by your attorney or mediator once a court action has commenced Both parties will have to make two court appearances to file the necessary documents and to finalize the divorce A judge will review the separation agreement to make certain that it is fair and equitable for both parties and…

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