Category Archives: Mediation
How To Choose The Right Family Law Mediator In Florida
Whether you are going through a divorce, a custody battle, or any other family law matter, it is never easy. These are highly sensitive cases. Emotions can run high. At the same time, few people want to end up in a nasty or difficult fight. Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that… Read More »
Can Mediation Still Work In A High-Conflict Divorce?
Divorce is relatively common. Nearly half of all marriages in Florida will eventually end in a separation. Most people going through a divorce want to find a way to achieve a low-conflict, cost effective solution. Mediation is a legal process designed to help the parties involved find an equitable, practical, and mutually-agreeable settlement. This… Read More »
Why Family Mediation Is Often An Effective Way To Resolve Child Custody Disputes
For parents, going through a disagreement over child custody or child visitation can be deeply stressful. You want to do what is right for yourself and your child—but working out an agreement is not always so easy. Family mediation may provide the best solution. In this blog post, our Clearwater divorce mediation attorney explains… Read More »
Four Reasons Why Divorce Mediation Can Be A Useful Tool For Separating Parents
Are you a parent of a young child preparing for a divorce in Florida? If so, it is normal to feel stressed out by the process. Divorce is emotionally and logistically complicated. For parents, divorce mediation can be a useful tool to help them resolve their issues in a reasonable, low conflict manner with… Read More »
What Can I Expect at a Divorce Mediation?
Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that can be especially effective in the family law setting, including in divorce cases. As explained by the Florida Courts, the mediation process is designed to get both sides in the same room, talking to each other in a productive manner and working together with the… Read More »
Four Tips to Help You Prepare for Your Florida Family Law Mediation
Mediation is a method of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that can help family members work out their issues in a informal venue outside of a traditional courtroom. As explained by the Florida Courts, mediation is “voluntary” and “confidential” — the process is set up to help parties reach a mutually agreeable settlement. If you… Read More »
How to Overcome an Impasse in Divorce Mediation
We all know how divorce is portrayed in popular media: it is a difficult, fiercely contested battle of opposing interests that can get dragged out for years and that leaves everyone with hurt feelings. The reality is far different. While ending a marriage is always challenging, not every divorce has to turn into a… Read More »
How Does Collaborative Divorce Differ From Divorce Mediation?
Many divorcing Florida couples have questions about the differences between collaborative divorce and mediation. This is understandable as both are non-adversarial processes, voluntary and highlight compromise along with finding mutually agreeable solutions. That being said, they are not interchangeable. A collaborative divorce proceeding is an entirely distinct legal process. Further, for many Florida couples,… Read More »