Ideal Instances When to Hire a Divorce Mediator

For some couples, working with your spouse and a mediator might be just what you need to obtain a divorce with as little conflict as possible. But mediation will only work if you and your spouse are on the same page. Otherwise, here are some of the ideal circumstances to use a divorce mediator. Further facts about Hackensack, NJ can be found here.

You and Your Spouse Agree to Divorce

Unlike popular belief and what most people know, not all divorces are contentious. In some cases, the decision to divorce is mutual. If you and your spouse agree that the marriage is over, you can file a divorce petition together or, one spouse can file with the other’s knowledge. When you’re both on the same page, it’s often easier to negotiate and work together to find a resolution for any unresolved divorce issues in mediation. Discover facts about Essentials of How Divorce Mediators Work.

There’s No History of Domestic Violence

With a divorce, mediation comes the need for frequent meetings involving both spouses, the mediator, and possibly attorneys. Suppose you and your spouse have a history of domestic abuse, most mediators won’t take your case because it’s difficult to keep both spouses on track. It’s challenging for the mediator to determine if the victim agrees to the settlement because of fear or intimidation from the abuser.

You Agree on Custody Terms

Divorce mediation is an excellent way to work with your co-parent to decide who should care for the children on a day-to-day basis, who should be responsible for paying child support, and the type and frequency of visitation of the non-custodial parent.

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