What is Divorce Mediation? Mediation is a problem solving process where an impartial third party assists you in reaching an agreement that would be the fairest to both of you.
Mediation works successfully for many divorcing families. Mediator does not represent either of the parties but serves as an impartial arbiter that puts an effort into helping couples to find the most suitable compromise solutions to their dilemmas. Cooperative couples more often choose this alternative while going through their divorce. Families with high conflict need mediation even more to avoid the high costs of litigation and the deepening conflicts that result from the adversity inherent in court litigated “divorce solutions”.
"Studies in the United States have shown that 40% or more of divorced people regrets their divorce," writes Doherty in Take Back your Marriage.
"The great majority of divorced people believe that one or the other of them could have worked much harder to save the marriage." Here are Doherty's nine signs that your marriage still has a shot:
Parenting coordination provides a child-focused alternative dispute resolution process. A Parenting Coordinator assists the parents in creating or implementing a parenting plan by facilitating the resolution of disputes between the parents and by providing education, making recommendations, thus helping the parents to resolve their differences outside of the court system.