Why Should I Choose Mediation In Florida?

There are many benefits to choosing mediation if you are looking to get a divorce in the state of Florida. Simply put, in most cases, you and your spouse can make settlements outside of court. In addition, mediation is typically cheaper than a litigated divorce due to the fact that you do not need to hire two separate attorneys, although some people prefer to have their attorney present to ensure they are getting the appropriate settlement. In mediation, you can go through the division of assets as well as negotiate child custody or any alimony payments that might be made.

However, it is important to know that not every couple really can successfully complete the mediation process due to the circumstances of their relationship. Divorce and the dissolution of a relationship is a very difficult time emotionally for many people and tensions may arise that may make mediation impossible. Mediation really relies on the absolute cooperation of both parties involved and therefore, if they cannot come to an agreement, the divorce might have to be settled by a judge in court.

Every divorce is entirely situational depending on the relationship that is coming to an end so it is important to research your options if you are planning on getting a divorce in Florida.

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