Many people believe getting a divorce means they will have to go to war and air their problems in open court, but this is just not true. Florida divorce mediation can help you avoid a long, drawn out court battle that no one wins.
Some people also have misconceptions about mediation. Most couples will benefit from mediating their divorce, instead of heading straight to court.
“Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser—in fees, expenses, and waste of time.” – Abraham Lincoln
A mediator is a neutral person who does not take sides. They can help you and your spouse find your way through the maze of divorce. The mediation process can help you overcome obstacles and communicate with your spouse. The mediator will help you identify the issues you need to resolve for your divorce. The divorce mediation process lets you reach your own decision of what is best for you and your family. Why leave family decisions to a court?
If you want a faster, more simple, less expensive way to get through your divorce, you should mediate not litigate!
Mediation can be an opportunity to build a custom plan for the future of your family. You know your children and how your family works together. Your plan, established in mediation, can address specific customs and needs that are unique to your family, especially your children.
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Kathryn is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator. She earned her Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Indiana University.
Her focus is helping divorcing couples find solutions to the issues they face. Helping you avoid the court battles of divorce and find solutions that work for your family is her aim.