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Should I Consider Hiring a Divorce Mediator?

Should I Consider Hiring a Divorce Mediator?

If you find yourself in the midst of the divorce process, you may be starting to realize the emotional toll it can sometimes take. If you are finding your spouse increasingly difficult to work with, or tensions are getting too high, it may be time to consider hiring a divorce mediator. Here are some questions you may have:

What does a divorce mediator do?

Divorce mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Essentially, a mediator is a neutral, unbiased third party. The couple, instead of hashing things out alone, will meet with a divorce mediator. From there, the couple will then address each issue and concern until both parties are satisfied.

How may I benefit from hiring a divorce mediator?

Hiring a divorce mediator is beneficial in several ways, starting with efficiency. When you are getting a divorce, you presumably want the process to be as quick and painless as possible. By hiring a divorce mediator, you will most likely save time and money by resolving marital issues outside of the court. Mediation may help mitigate a lot of the stress and emotion that often comes along with trying to divvy your assets alone. Additionally, when couples choose to engage in mediation, they are generally more committed to its success. It is usually easier for couples to set aside their emotions while in a neutral situation. This process is extremely beneficial if there are children involved. Divorce has an impact on children, and if all matters are resolved swiftly and fairly, your children will not have to see some of the ugliness that sometimes occurs during the divorce process. You should also keep in mind that a divorce mediator is an option at any step of the process. Even if you have not filed as of yet, hiring a divorce mediator may be something worth considering if want to avoid any potential further strain it may put on your relationship.

Contact our Alabama firm

We understand how difficult it can be to navigate your way through the divorce process, especially when a spouse is not willing or refuses to cooperate. These situations are delicate, and often do not end in a positive manner. If you, or anyone you know is going through the divorce process, do not hesitate to contact an experienced, caring firm who knows how sensitive this topic can be.  

Stone Crosby, P.C. has proudly served clients in Alabama for over 100 years. Our firm has experience handling matters including divorce and family law, estate planning and administration, business law, employment law, class actions, consumer protection, business law, real estate law, among many others. If you require quality legal representation, contact our firm today to schedule a consultation.

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