If you and your spouse have children and are planning to get divorced, you are probably concerned about the impact this process may have on them. You can make this emotionally challenging experience less difficult for them by opting for a less inherently hostile process, such as mediation. Unlike litigation, divorce mediation gives spouses the opportunity to work on a resolution together with the assistance of an unbiased third-party mediator. Moreover, if you choose mediation, you can stay out of court.
Mediation: A Beneficial Solution for Families
It is no secret that divorce litigation can get a little ugly, messy, and is often time-consuming. Divorce mediation, on the other hand, requires less time, is less expensive, and provides an environment that helps divorced spouses set the foundation for their future as co-parents.
One of the biggest reasons why mediation is easier for children is because it helps parents learn how to negotiate and compromise with one another. As co-parents, you may run into some obstacles that require some flexibility and a willingness to compromise when necessary. Mediation can help you develop these skills.
Moreover, due to its less stressful and contentious nature, the aftermath of this experience will be easier to move forward from. Oftentimes, the divorce litigation process can be so acrimonious that it can make it difficult for parents to move forward and effectively raise your children. Divorce mediation will help you minimize the obstacles such a trying experience can create.
The truth is that divorce is a major life-altering event that is rarely easy for anyone. However, through this approach, you can reduce the negative impact it may have on your children and yourself.
Reach Out to Our Law Office for the Skilled Legal Assistance You Need
Not every marriage is destined for happily ever after. If your situation is no longer working, but you wish to stay out of court and lessen your children’s anxiety and stress, divorce mediation may be appropriate for you. At Kay Polk, Attorney at Law, our divorce mediation team can provide the guidance you need to amicably end your marriage.
Call our law office today at (713) 234-6260 to request an initial consultation.