Mediation is a cost-effective alternative to obtaining a divorce through litigation. Both parties sit down with each other and with a neutral mediator. The mediator shall facilitate working through the issues and help you come up with a solution that works for both spouses and any children involved. The mediator remains neutral between the husband and the wife. Divorce is a very stressful and emotional time for everyone included. It can also be financially devastating.
Mediation allows the parties to stay in control of their divorce rather than go through a costly divorce with litigation. It allows both parties to express their needs and concerns in a safe and comfortable environment. It allows the parties to go through the divorce process in a more amicable manner which is important when there are children involved. The parties can come up with creative and practical solutions that fit their needs and take the time to do this rather than be guided by the court system and bright-line rules. It allows for conversations to take place to reach an agreement between the parties. Mediation is successful in most cases because the process involuntary and the parties reach an agreement rather than being forced into something or told what to do by the court system.
Poonam Bhuchar, Esq. can assist you with mediating any of the following issues:
- Premarital Mediation
- Parenting Plan Mediation
- Divorce Mediation
- Limited Issue Mediation
- Modification/Post Divorce Mediation
If you are interested in the mediation process, please call our office at (609) 514-5195.