What is Mediation? Is it right for me?
If you or a loved one are facing divorce and think that divorce mediation my resolve your dispute rather than a contested and costly divorce case, contact a Mediation Attorney at Shaw Law. Our mediation attorneys can answer your questions about divorce mediation at no cost to you.
Mediation in divorce is a process in which an unbiased third party, a mediator, helps divorcing parties reach agreement on contested issues. Mediation attorneys work on bring the parties together to resolve their disputes in a peaceful nonadversarial method. These issues generally include division of property and debt, and each parent’s responsibilities regarding child custody, visitation, and child support.
Mediation gives you the opportunity to say what is important to you, and hear your spouse’s perspective in a civilized and fair setting. As you work through each issue, you design for yourselves a workable agreement that you both can live with. The solutions you reach together are tailored to your specific circumstances. If an agreement can be reached, it is reduced to writing and signed by the parties. This agreement is binding on the parties and converted into a divorce judgment that is entered with the court.