Family Mediation

mediation

Mediation is a problem solving process in which a neutral and impartial third person acts to encourage and facilitate the resolution of a dispute. It is an informal and non-adversarial process intended to help you reach a mutually acceptable agreement where nobody wins but everyone walks out with an acceptable plan.

Mediation is based on concepts of

  1. Communication
  2. Negotiation
  3. Facilitation
  4. Problem solving

Mediation emphasizes

  1. Self-determination
  2. The needs and interests of the participants
  3. Fairness
  4. Procedural flexibility
  5. Confidentiality
  6. Equity

Mediation focuses on

  1. Liabilities & Assets
  2. Alimony
  3. Child Support
  4. Developing a Parenting Plan
    1. Time Sharing
    2. Holidays
    3. School
    4. Medical
    5. Religion
    6. Extracurricular
    7. Travel
    8. Other

Mediation is child focused and solution focused.