5 Reasons You Should Consider NYC Divorce Mediation
Article by Brian D Perskin
Many couples these days are choosing NYC Divorce Mediation over contested divorce as the New York mediation process is considered to be more quick and affordable.
Divorce Mediation can be very effective if couples choose an experienced divorce mediator to who specializes in the field.
New York Divorce Mediation is an alternative to the traditional, litigated divorce as it provides a safe and non-adversarial environment offering meditation.
NYC Divorce Mediation should be considered for the following basic reasons:
1. Increased Speed of Divorce Process
The mediation process allows the spouses to settle their issues and assist them to come to an agreement outside of court without having to go through long legal disputes. It does not involve any sorts of long complicated discussions of the lawyers and the courts. Divorce mediation process is short and depends on willingness and ability to reach an agreement.
2. It is Less Adversarial
Mediation avoids adversarial court proceedings which could take a very long time, could be very tiresome, expensive and traumatic to children. Unlike in court where a spouse is fighting against the other spouse, in mediation, both spouses are given equal opportunity to air their sides and settle the differences in favor of both and not of a single party.
A divorce proceeding always turns out to be a battle over custody, property and payments. The objective of both spouses is to have the legal battle in favor of them instead of trying to resolve their issues by reaching a compromise. Lawyers are often directed toward the same goal which is to win the case in favor of their client. Mediators, on the other hand, consider victory for both spouses.
3. It is best for Your Children
More often than not, it is the children that carry the greatest burden of a divorce by being caught in the crossfire of the people they love the most. Being able to work on the divorce responsibly can save the relationship at least for the sake of the children. This process is considered to be non-traumatic for children as you will still be able to keep functioning as a parental unit and give time to your children. Discussions shall be conducted in detail about every aspect of the divorce in order to put into consideration the needs and wants of both spouses and the best interest of their children.
4. It is Cost effective
The more obvious reason to consider mediation is its financial benefits. Going to court means more fees to make for attorney