Mediation
Summary in Divorce

Mediation is the most popular option for Alternative Dispute Resolution in the realm of divorce.

In mediation, a third party, usually a lawyer, works with both spouses to bring them together in agreement. Usually, mediation takes several sessions, between which the spouses may consult with their respective lawyers.

If one spouse is not willing to mediate a divorce, the other may want to consider a "cooling" off period, which will allow some tensions to lessen to the point where actually negotiating with a trained professional mediator becomes of interest. The shock of legal fees alone will often steer couples to mediation.

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