Many individuals are choosing to divorce without hiring a lawyer and there are resources to support them.
The California Court’s website suggests getting help from a mediator if you and your spouse cannot agree about parenting responsibilities or money issues.
Some types of help a divorce mediator can provide.
Is the aim of divorce mediation to reach a settlement?
Divorce mediation standards of conduct prescribed by a professional body.
Divorce is in part a legal event so it’s wise to have some understanding of the relevant law.
Understanding the main differences in divorce mediator approaches can help you select a mediator whose style matches your preferences.
If you are divorcing and considering the use of mediation, here is a quick self-test to help you assess your readiness.
Agreeing to mediate a divorce can be challenging given the strains of what you are both going through. How you propose divorce mediation affects the likelihood of your spouse getting on board.
Often one spouse sees the potential benefits of divorce mediation but is challenged by how to get their spouse on board. Timing is often important. When to propose divorce mediation?
Could the attachment style of a divorce mediator have an effect on their mediations?
How and when does a divorcing couple come together at least enough to agree on a process (such as divorce mediation) to enable them to make the decisions necessary for them to complete their divorce?