Safer Divorce, L.L.C., works diligently to maintain an atmosphere of fairness and collaboration in our divorce mediation services.
Divorce is a highly personal process. Therefore, our divorce mediation services are designed to be highly personalized. Your comfort and confidence in the process is paramount to success, so we give you the freedom to choose a method that best fits you. And, we offer a free consultation so you can see if Safer Divorce, L.L.C. is right for your family.
We even make house calls – completing the entire divorce process in your own home if you like. Neutral ground is available at our office, online or at a third-party location, if needed. Our divorce mediation services are private, personal and one-on-one. Always.
Typical Divorce Mediation Schedule
Our divorce mediation process is designed to produce a fair, balanced and complete divorce agreement that minimizes emotional and financial impact on the family – especially children. When emotions run high, we know how to maintain level heads and move the conversation forward. With Safer Divorce, L.L.C. you can be assured of an open and honest process, with the ultimate goal being a harmonious resolution.
Free initial consultation
We believe in full transparency, so the initial half-hour consultation is free. We walk you through what the mediation process looks like, explain your rights, address your expectations and provide a fee estimate. This free consultation can be in your own home, online, or neutral ground, including our offices or a third-party location.
Three (or more) two-hour mediated negotiation sessions
Following the initial consultation, we will hold roughly three two-hour mediation sessions to complete the entire divorce process.
Preparation of parent agreements
Reducing the impact of a divorce transition on your children is first and foremost in the mediation process. Our goal is to help you reach a satisfactory co-parenting agreement that addresses the needs of both parents and children while respecting the schedules and lifestyles of all family members.
Establishing financial terms
We provide clear information on your rights and obligations so you can make a fully informed and fair decision on the terms of your financial settlement – from outlining and finalizing asset and liability division to child support, spousal support and retirement accounts.
Final settlement agreement
This is the final and complete document that will be filed at your local courthouse. The court will enter an order and the divorce process will be complete – on your terms.
What is Mediation?
Mediation is a licensed, court-approved process in which a trained neutral person, called a mediator, encourages and facilitates the resolution of a dispute between two or more parties. Mediation is informal and non-adversarial, with the objective of helping the parties reach a mutually acceptable and voluntary agreement. Read More
What are the steps of mediation?
Mediation involves 6 distinct stages. They are
- The introduction
- Statement of the problem
- Information gathering/Communication
- Identification of the problems
How to prepare for divorce mediation?
Here are some tips to help you and your spouse.
- Prepare to communicate clearly: Be prepared to communicate your needs, wants, or experiences clearly.
Consider your triggers and reactions
- Time should be spent in a productive way to reach an agreement.
- Utilize joint sessions, private sessions with the mediators.
- Think about your kids
- Gather the appropriate documents that are necessary for the process. Be Ready with the following
- Recent pay stubs
- Past W2 and/or 1099’s
- Marriage certificate(Certified copy)
- The copy of the prenuptial agreement
- A list of your assets and debts
- Any Court filings
- Any other documents