Tonawanda, NY Divorce Mediation
Divorce. It's one of the most challenging times a person can face. It's highly emotional, with a lot on the line - you're worried about your kids, your finances, your home, and other assets and debts. It doesn't help that it's difficult to think clearly when you're dealing with someone you have an emotional history with. It's also expensive; and going to court will only make things more expensive while also drawing them out. However, hiring a divorce mediation attorney in Tonawanda, NY, can be the difference between a painful trial and a simpler resolution.
What is a Mediation Attorney?
A divorce mediator, or mediation attorney, is a neutral third party that will sit down with both people involved in the divorce and try to reach a resolution without going to trial. They will listen to both sides state what they want, then try to find the compromise in the middle - their goal is to reach an agreement that both sides can accept. Think of the mediator as your guide - they will work with you the help resolve any divorce related issues, and they can ensure you and your soon to be ex-spouse are communicating in a productive and healthy manner.
Why Consider Divorce Mediation?
One of the main reasons many people choose a divorce mediation lawyer is because it is a far more cost effective and less time consuming process. It's also private - regardless of how the relationship ended, you don't have to worry about dirty laundry being strung up through the court room. Couples that pursue mediation often find they have a healthier parenting relationship, as both sides feel heard and they're not at the whim of a judge.
During the process, your mediator will bring all of the information out into the open. They will require affidavits that disclose each party's financial status, including their assets, liabilities, and income. This ensures that both you and your spouse have a full view of what the financial reality of divorce will look like.
When we work as mediators, we focus on developing peaceful and rational separations. Since 1976, we've helped the residents of Tonawanda reach fair agreements with their spouses to ensure that neither party needs to go to court.
If you're looking for a simple, less expensive resolution to your divorce, contact one of our mediation attorneys today, and we'll help you separate the peaceful way.
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