Family law mediation or divorce mediation is a low conflict process that you can use to help you and your ex reach an amicable agreement without a lengthy court battle.
Mediation is one of the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes; others include collaborative law and arbitration. These processes focus on addressing both the legal aspects of divorce and the emotional health of the couple and other family members during and after divorce. An ADR process can be part of a holistic approach to family restructuring. The recently-popular ‘conscious uncoupling,’ for example, helps couples maintain friendship and respect while they use an ADR process like mediation to resolve their legal issues. In New Jersey, divorce mediation, or mediation for child custody, alimony, and more, can be instrumental in assisting you avoid the conflict, time and expense of litigation.
Divorce mediation is a cooperative, not contentious, process designed to achieve peaceful solutions during times of conflict.
Couples in distress looking to maintain a respectful relationship for their children’s best interest often find that the services of a qualified New Jersey divorce mediator is the most civilized way to address and resolve disputes. Additionally, family law and divorce mediation is beneficial to many couples in the early stages of considering separation or divorce, especially when it comes to creating workable child custody and parenting time plans, simplifying the division of assets and liabilities and developing agreeable alimony and child support provisions.
Why Divorce Mediation Works
In contrast with traditional New Jersey divorce litigation, a primary goal of our New Jersey divorce mediation services is to help minimize animosity between the couple. Especially when children are involved, emotions can quickly spiral out of control, complicating matters and causing unnecessary trauma to the couple’s offspring. By hiring a qualified, experienced attorney divorce mediator—as can be found within our team of attorneys at Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group—you can take comfort knowing a professional will safeguard and support you through the entire process. In New Jersey, mediation can be used family law matters:
More than just Mediators
When you hire Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group as your New Jersey divorce mediator, both parties will receive personal assistance in developing specific resolutions that address each of their family issues. From alimony to division of assets, child custody, and child support, New Jersey family law courts are in favor of family law mediation as an alternative to conventional divorce litigation. Our mediators focus on opening the lines of communication so each party can have his or her fair say, both now and long after the New Jersey divorce process has come to closure. Sensitive to the vulnerabilities this troubling time can create, the goal is to manage the discussions while keeping stress levels at bay. Your Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group family law mediator is a strong listener and creative problem solver, hoping to encourage positive attitudes from all participants.
Contact a New Jersey Divorce Mediator
At Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, our divorce and family law mediators can either be retained as the actual mediator in your family law matter, or can serve as independent counsel offering professional legal advice during the divorce mediation process. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the New Jersey divorce process, we cannot act in both capacities in the same case. Want to learn more? Talk to us (888) 888-0919 or contact us online.