the role of mediation in a Jefferson County divorce

The Role of Mediation in a Jefferson County Divorce

What is mediation and what is the role of mediation in a Jefferson County divorce? Mediation is a neutral setting that is intended to provide a calm, productive and insightful process that helps to identify, clarify and resolve disputes between two people going through a divorce.

The mediator should have extensive experience in family law, as well as all aspects of divorce and how the Courts here in Jefferson County usually handle every aspect of a divorce case. The successful mediator will establish guidelines for behavior and process, ensuring each party is heard and get down to the genuine issues in dispute and what is underneath them.

The mediator makes suggestions and provides alternative solutions for the couple to consider and discuss. The couple and their representatives are free to provide their own solutions and recommendations. Neither party is bound to accept the input or recommendations of the mediator.

Mediation is a non-confrontational process that helps to resolve disagreement between the parties in a timely and cost-effective manner. The parties will almost always be required to participate in mediation prior to bringing a dispute before the Family Court in Louisville. Mediation is often required in child custody and parenting time cases where the couple is not in complete agreement on every aspect of custody and parenting time.

Mediation is usually a time and cost-effective medium for resolving disagreements associated with property division, a business interest, retirement accounts and even child support and maintenance.

The role of mediation in a Jefferson County divorce is to help the parties to complete their divorce in the shortest possible time frame and in a cost-efficient manner. If you are looking for a seasoned experienced Louisville family law mediator, or seek the counsel of Louisville family law attorneys with decades of experience in Louisville divorce cases we invite you to contact us or call 502-584-1108 to schedule an appointment with one of our attorneys.