Some married couples last the duration, while others find out that they are better suited apart. Traditionally, divorce has been viewed as an adversarial process, but this is gradually starting to change.
There are now several alternatives to a litigated divorce, and mediation is one of the most popular. Why should you consider divorce mediation?
Resolutions focused on the children
Meditation encourages you and your spouse to focus on solutions rather than points of contention. As parents, You will be concerned about how your divorce is going to impact the children. In mediation, you can make this your top priority. Your child also won’t have to see any courtroom disputes. It can be a lot better for them to see their parents working together in their best interests. This helps to reassure them that they are still loved in the same manner as before.
A more efficient process
A litigated divorce can take several months, even over a year to finalize. Mediation is likely to be much quicker. You’ll have some flexibility and say over when meetings are held, rather than having to wait to hear about court dates.
Divorce proceedings typically become a matter of public record, unless special permission has been given to seal certain information. Mediation doesn’t work like this. Discussions are only shared with relevant parties, and if you and your spouse are able to agree on not sharing sensitive information, then it should be able to stay between the two of you.
Whether you’re pursuing a litigated divorce or an alternative to the courtroom, you’re going to need some legal guidance. This will help ensure that your rights are upheld at all times.