Mediation saves the parties time, expense and the stress associated with litigation. Mediation provides an alternative solution to resolution without having a Judge or Jury make a determination about their case.
Prior to a permanent child custody hearing, and in some cases prior to a temporary child custody hearing, the parents are required to attend court-ordered child custody mediation.
Some courts require a session with a Family Financial Mediator to try to come to an agreement on how to divide their property. Mediation offers a more affordable solution than litigation.
Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution which provides parties with the ability to make decisions about their particular case without the necessity for a Court hearing or protracted litigation