How We Do It
Divorce Mediation is an amicable solution for couples and families to meet in a neutral and cooperative setting. Safer Divorce empowers both parties through a collaborative decision-making process, resulting in better communication between couples and reduced time for agreeable resolutions.
- Custody and Parenting Schedule
- Assets and Liabilities Discussion
- Support and Shared Expenses
- Child Support
Once discussions are complete, the following steps will occur
- John creates a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
- Marital Settlement Agreement (MSA) at Court
- The court delivers the order
Mediation facilitates productive and effective communication between parents when discussing custody, child support, and other aspects of child care.
- No Expensive Divorce Attorneys
- Constructive Communication
- Minimal to no Impact on Children
- Final Divorce Agreement
Steps of the Divorce Mediation Process
I have been a certified divorce mediator since 2008. My experiences with couples and families have successfully followed these steps through mediation
- The introduction/initial meeting
- Three sessions/ three areas
- Information gathering/Communication
- Review Attorneys Plaintiff Defendant
- Draft Mediation Memorandum
- Prepare a Marital Settlement Agreement (MSA)
- File MSA
- Obtain Final Divorce
How to prepare for divorce mediation?
Here are some tips to help you and your spouse or partner.
- Prepare to communicate clearly: Be prepared to communicate your needs, wants, or experiences.
- Consider your triggers and reactions
- Time should be spent in a productive way to reach an agreement
- Utilize joint sessions and private sessions with the mediators
- Think about your children
- Gather the appropriate documents that are necessary for the process. Be prepared with the following:
- Recent pay stubs
- Past W2 and 1099
- Marriage certificate (Certified copy)
- The copy of the prenuptial agreement, if applicable
- A list of your assets and debts
- Any Court filings
- Any other documents