Benefits of Family Mediation

  • Focus is kept on the best interests of the children
  • You have the ability to customize the agreements to fit your family’s needs
  • You have control over the process and ability to directly affect the outcome
  • You have the opportunity to speak directly to the other person about issues of concern, in a neutral and safe environment
  • You have the opportunity to learn skills for better communication and cooperative problem solving
  • All discussions that occur during mediation will be kept confidential and cannot be used in a court proceeding
  • Less formal and less adversarial than litigation

Benefits of Mediation v Litigation