If you’re considering a divorce or separation, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure of how to proceed. When considering your divorce options, you might consider self-representation or traditional litigation. However, there is a confidential and effective process available to you known as divorce mediation that might be a better fit for your situation.
Here, we’ll go over what you need to know about divorce mediation in Wisconsin and provide a step-by-step guide on how the mediation process works.
What Is Divorce Mediation?
Divorce mediation is a confidential, problem-solving process in which a neutral lawyer mediator guides you through all necessary decisions and documents needed for a divorce or separation. You and your partner will meet together with the mediator to gather information, discuss options, and create your own agreement. The mediator will also provide education and professional resources so you can identify goals and negotiate effectively to resolve issues.
What Are the Benefits of Mediation?
Mediation with a neutral lawyer-mediator is a low- conflict/ and low- cost way to get legal education, guidance, and drafting assistance. This will help you be certain you both make well-informed decisions and reach agreements that will last and be best for your family.
Some additional benefits of divorce mediation include:
How Divorce Mediation Works in Wisconsin
Although divorce bears unique considerations for each individual, the divorce mediation process can be broken down into a series of steps you’l follow. Here is a list of divorce mediation steps for Wisconsin:
Contact an Experienced Divorce Mediator Today
Mediation is a positive way to resolve your divorce or any other family law or post-judgment issue. The two of you can openly share information, obtain education, and discuss issues and options with expert assistance while retaining control of the outcome for your family.
If you’re considering divorce, the experienced attorneys at Family Mediation Center can help. If you would like to schedule a free phone consultation with a lawyer mediator or obtain further details regarding our mediation process, contact us online or call 414-939-6707. All inquiries are confidential.