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Why Should I Hire a Divorce Mediator in New Jersey?

In situations where a couple is unable to agree to the terms of their divorce, it is known as a contested divorce. Often times, these types of divorces result in litigation, which can be a hostile environment for all parties involved. It is because of this that couples sometimes try to seek out alternative methods in order to avoid litigation. It is important to know that mediation is available and it is a common alternative. When considering mediation, it is important to retain the services of an experienced divorce mediator for assistance. 

What are the Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Mediator?

Hiring a divorce mediator comes with certain benefits to the process. To begin with, this individual is an unbiased third party that does not take sides or favors one party over another. Instead, they listen to both sides equally in order to facilitate healthy conversations between both spouses. With the assistance of the mediator, the goal is for the couple to resolve any contested matters they may have regarding their divorce in order to reach resolutions. In addition to this, the process of mediation is not as costly as litigation. The process has its own time table. It is not rushed nor does it have to meet a certain length. It lasts as long as it takes for the couple to reach conclusions regarding their marital issues. This often leaves spouses more satisfied than 

How Do I Know What Divorce Mediator is Right for Me?

Going through a divorce is a significant time in a person’s life and should be treated as importantly as it is. It is because of this that it is crucial to consider a number of things before deciding which divorce mediator is right for you and your case. This can include the following:

  • Cost-effectiveness. Couples often find they can save a great deal of money by hiring a mediator instead of going through litigation
  • Time-efficiency. As this process exists outside of the courtroom, spouses can sometimes resolve the matter faster than they would by divorcing through litigation
  • If both spouses are able to work together. Sometimes when spouses go through a divorce, their situation may be abrasive and they are unable to be civil with one another. When this happens, it can make mediation rather difficult. It is because of this that if the spouses maintain a volatile relationship, mediation may not be the best option for them. However, spouses who can compromise have a better chance of a successful mediation.

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