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What is mediation?

In mediation, the clients work together to resolve their issues without the involvement of the court. Clients either represent themselves (pro se mediation) or retain lawyers. The mediator acts as a neutral facilitator, guiding the conversation and writing up agreements.

If you want to handle your divorce or paternity with less cost and conflict, mediation is one of the best options. We can act as your mediator to help you make joint agreements you are both comfortable with.

Should you decide to go this route and want an attorney to represent you or review the documents prior to signing, we can connect you with reputable and ethical lawyers who will not stoke conflict. 

FEELING OVERWHELMED?
You don't have to figure this out alone.
That's what we are here for.

We can help you make a plan.

How can we help you through this process?

  • Education on divorce processes and what your options are

  • Explanation of what information/documents you will need to gather to prepare for mediation and/or actually "file" for divorce

  • Acting as the neutral facilitator (mediator) in joint sessions to help you:

    • Agree to temporary timesharing agreements during the separation process

    • Design your long-term parenting plan and schedule

    • ​Run child support or alimony calculations so you can agree on acceptable support terms

    • Work through property division options to help you get clear on what is viable for you

  • Connecting you with other professionals who can help you navigate complex calculations and decisions (experts in divorce finances, mortgages, retirement accounts, etc.)

  • Connecting you with reputable and ethical attorneys who will ensure you have covered all your bases without charging unnecessary fees or creating conflict where there doesn't need to be

  • Connecting you with other processes that may be more suitable for your unique circumstances (i.e. collaborative process)

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