When you are in the final stages of a divorce, finding someone experienced in mediating a divorce can be very helpful. These professionals have extensive experience in all areas of mediating a divorce and can help you stay on track. Keep reading to learn what you should know about mediating a divorce.
Let’s start with what a mediator does. A mediator helps you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse bring your case to a conclusion without bringing it to a court or seeing a judge.
Before you visit a mediator you should organize and prepare all points. Set out the issues you need to deal with and think of all questions that will need to be answered. Some points you’ll need to touch on could be dividing assets and child care. Some specific questions could be “Are we selling the house or keeping it?” “What is the parenting plan?” “What are the custody arrangements?” and so forth.
The most important thing to do before visiting a mediator is to be prepared. This is an appointment where you will want to be as informed and prepared as possible for. If you aren’t sure if you need to bring anything with you to your mediating appointment, give your mediator a call ahead of time and ask.
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