Family Mediation is a practice that relates to the basic principles of mediation to help resolve matters that arise in families. Understanding how stressful separation or divorce can be, in family mediation a neutral and third party professional assists in helping you resolve your disputes.
Family members have the opportunity to express and share their views in a safe and neutral environment, one that allows each family member to productively communicate and discuss concerns regarding divorce, separation, parental support for children, alimony, division of personal property and assets as well as other family issues.
The benefits of family mediation are:
– Costs less
– Control of the outcome
– Helps all parties focus on the future rather than the past
– Helps reduce conflict and hostility between parties
– Minimizes the harmful effects of divorce and separation on children
– Takes less time