Why Use Family Mediation?
Family mediation can be less expensive, more timely and less stressful than other more formal dispute resolution options such as the court process.
No one knows the unique needs of a family and children better than the couple themselves.  Mediation lets families create their own arrangements rather than handing that power over to an unknown decision-maker with legal authority.
When children are involved, former spouses usually continue to have a co-parenting relationship after divorce or separation.  Mediation can help develop better channels of communication and build a new and appropriate relationship.
Mediation is done in a private setting.
Agreements (or Memorandum of Understanding) reached in mediation may then be formalized into legally binding contracts by lawyers or be filed in court.
Take a look at our Choosing Mediation Brochure, or continue to explore the links to the left to learn more. 
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