What is Divorce Mediation?

Divorce Mediation is not like any other experience you and your family may face during your life time. It is one of the toughest decisions you will ever have to make, whether it's because you are unhappy with your marriage, you've outgrown the relationship, or that you are just better off unmarried. Divorce will test your ability to trust yourself and question everything about your soon to be ex-spouse. Sometimes litigation is the only reasonable option. But divorce mediation works best for long-term peaceful resolutions because your mediator facilitates your agreement, helping you navigate the legal process from start to finish.

Who is a Divorce Mediator?

A mediator is a trained professional that will not be bias toward either party and is guaranteed to remain neutral throughout the process.We help you draft the divorce papers, organize your financial affidavits, workout custody and parenting schedule, get the child support, alimony, property and debt settlement completed without the crazy legal fees you must pay if you litigate your case. We draft your divorce agreement with you determining the best way forward. As mediators, we have a professional responsibility to help you reach a fair and equitable resolution and reviews before entering a final judgment in your case. We can help. You can do this the right way. Call us.

Role of a Divorce Mediator

Role of the mediator may vary depending on the interaction of the parties. The attorney-mediator acts as a guide. You will be self represented parties in your divorce itself. As your mediator, we will get all the court papers completed, facilitate your negotiations, communicate with the family court in scheduling etc., for you, and assist you in navigating the legal process. We may not represent either of you. But we will give you all the tools we have as attorneys so that you can advocate for yourselves effectively.

The Mediation Process

Our mediation process starts with you making three important decisions:

1) What do you want your life to be like after your divorce is complete, as far as where you will live, raise your children, co-parenting, pay expenses, protect assets and manage your debts?

2) Why should a judge give you what you are asking for?

3) If you get what you are asking for, how would that affect your spouse, your family and you?

✓These are questions you ask and answer for yourself every time you sit down to mediate. Next, select a mediator who is impartial, but helps to move the case along at a comfortable pace.

✓We offer a 30-minute FREE initial consultation to give you an overview of the legal process. We break down the process and schedule mediation sessions to deal with each piece of item needing to be completed.

Process Breakdown

The divorce summons, complaint and automatic orders.

Take an inventory of important issues you want to tackle.

Get all relevant re orders together for review at a mediation session.

Draft financial affidavits.

Child custody and parenting plan, and so on.

We encourage you to keep discussing matters even outside mediation sessions if you feel safe and comfortable doing so. But your mediation will help you identify issues you may miss on your own.

When the negotiations are complete, we draft your separation agreement and give you time to review the agreement with your own private attorney. You would be able to consult with your accountants, tax experts, therapist, etc., during your mediation.

When the agreement is finalized and signed by both parties, we help you schedule your court hearing  and attend the hearing with you as friend of the court.

We provide a holistic approach to divorce, incorporating compassion and concern for financial and emotional needs during the process.