Hiring a Divorce Mediator (Checklist)
A mediated divorce happens when the spouses use a trained neutral mediator to help them reach agreements on the terms and conditions of property settlement, child custody and visitation. You and your spouse can save a great deal of money availing yourselves of the services of a mediator who helps the two of you come to agreement at a fraction of the cost of a court battle. Mediation is not about saving the marriage; ití s about making make the divorce work more easily. Remember, court battles take an emotional and financial toll, regardless of who filed or who is at fault. The court sometimes offers trained mediators who can help negotiate an agreement. Here is a checklist of points to consider when hiring a mediator:
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ADVANTAGES OF ADR – ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) is very often much quicker than going to trial because a dispute may be resolved in a matter of days or weeks instead of months or years. It’s often less expensive, and this saves parties court costs, attorney's fees and expert fees even as it permits more participation and empowerment, and thus allows the parties the opportunity to tell their side of the story and have more control over the outcome.
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