Issues Resolved in Mediation:
- Divorce and Separation: Mediation can help couples navigate the various aspects of divorce, such as property division, spousal support, child custody, and visitation arrangements.
- Child Custody and Parenting Plans: Mediation assists parents in developing comprehensive and workable parenting plans that prioritize the well-being of their children.
- Child Support: Mediation can be used to determine fair and appropriate child support arrangements based on the financial needs of the children and the resources of the parents.
- Modifications and Enforcement: Mediation can also be used to address modifications to existing court orders or enforcement of court orders that are not being followed.
- Family Estate and Inheritance Disputes: Mediation may be used to resolve conflicts related to inheritance, estate distribution, and property matters within families.
Advantages of Mediation Vs. Litigation:
- Confidentiality: Discussions and agreements reached during mediation are usually confidential, ensuring privacy for the parties involved.
- Control and Empowerment: The parties have more control over the outcome and actively participate in crafting solutions that meet their unique needs.
- Cost and Time-Effectiveness: Mediation can be more cost-effective and quicker than going through the court system.
- Focus on Communication: Mediation encourages open communication and can help improve understanding and cooperation between family members.