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         Will I be able to get a legal divorce after mediation?


  • It is much less costly than a traditional divorce. Mediation is generally charged on an hourly basis with no up-front retainer fees, paid a the conclusion of each session. Individual situations vary, but mediation can often be completed in six to twelve sessions, with a traditional divorce can go on for years. Both parties usually share the cost of the mediation, which is far less costly than paying tow separate attorneys to represent each spouse in the court room.
  • It is empowering. Mediation empowers individuals to solve the problems which affect their lives. Sutides have shown that couples who mediate are better able to cooperate in the future.
  • It is mutual. In mediation, both parties agree on all solutions or there is on agreement. In a litigated divorce, the agreement is imposed by a judge in court. Couples who mediate have been show to be more satisfied with their divorce and therefore more likely to fulfill the terms of their agreement.
  • It serves the best intrusts of the children. The children of couples in mediated divorces are typically exposed to less tension and conflict in the home than children whose parents are in a litigated divorce.
  • It provides WIN-WIN solutions. Mediating couples are encouraged to find win-win solutions, rather than solutions in which one party wins and the other loses. With win-win results each participant and the entire family come out winning.
New York Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediation is the other, better way to get a divorce.

Until recently, all matters concerning legal separation and divorce had to be handled by different attorneys for each spouse. But now, through the process of divorce mediaton, you and your spouse will become decision-making partners, rather than opposing parties in the court room.

With the assistance of a specially trained, impartial mediator, you will mutually identify and resolve the key issues related to your separation and divorce including:

- Division of marital property and debts
- Child support and spousal support
- Custody, visitation and shared decision-making for your children
New York Divorce Mediation

Until recently, all matters concerning legal separation and divorce had to be handled by different attorneys for each spouse. But now there is a better way to end a marriage: DIVORCE MEDIATION.

Through the process of mediation, you and your spouse will become decision-making partners, rather than opposing parties in the court room.

Mediating couples are encouraged to find WIN-WIN solutions, so that each participant and each member of the family come out winners.
New York Divorce Mediation

After all issues have been resolved, you decisions will be drafted by an attorney into a separation agreement. Once properly signed, this document will become legally binding and may be filed in court a as the basis of an uncontested divorce.
New York Divorce Mediation



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