Divorce Mediation

What is the Role of A Divorce Mediator?

By |May 6th, 2016|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

A growing number of couples are opting against traditional divorce and turning to mediation. If you are in a position to make this decision, it's important to understand the role of a divorce mediator? You need to know what this person will and will not do as the process begins to unfold. A divorce mediator is [...]

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When Not to Attend Mediation

By |April 25th, 2016|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , |

Mediation in Utah divorces is not only mandatory, it's a really good idea. You would be amazed at how mediation can bring people together to discuss and negotiate. It's not a perfect system, by any means, but, for the vast majority of people, it works out much better than going to court. But this post isn't [...]

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Things You May Not Understand About Divorce Mediation

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

Even though divorce mediation is growing in popularity, and even though this can provide both parties with a variety of benefits, here is something to realize: Most people don't understand the finer details of the process. Once you learn more about divorce mediation, it is easier to decide for or against this. It is easier to [...]

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Divorce doesn’t Have to Mean A Court Battle

By |March 4th, 2016|Categories: Divorce Mediation|

Even if you have never gone through a divorce in the past, you have probably heard the horror stories. Many people lock horns in court, spending countless hours and thousands of dollars fighting against one another. It's not always possible to avoid the court process, but there are steps you can take to make this happen. [...]

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What Can You Expect from Divorce Mediation?

By |February 9th, 2016|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

More and more people are considering the benefits of divorce mediation as opposed to a traditional approach. While there are reasons to look into this, you don't want to go into the process blind. With divorce mediation, a mediator acts as a neutral party with the goal of pushing the process forward one step at a [...]

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Do I Have to Sit in the Same Room as My Ex During Mediation?

By |January 12th, 2016|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , |

Mediation is an interesting animal. In Utah divorce and child custody cases, mediation is all but mandatory (and is actually mandatory in some Utah jurisdictions). This means almost every contested Utah divorce and child custody case will go to mediation. People ask us all sorts of questions about mediation. So many, in fact, that we have [...]

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Divorce Mediation in Salt Lake City can be Helpful

By |January 5th, 2016|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

If you are getting a divorce in Utah, you have to go through mediation that is regulated by the Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ADR, office. There are some exceptions, as you can imagine, but, for the most part, both of you have to go to at least one divorce mediation session. You may want to hire [...]

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I Have a Mediation Next Week, but I don’t Have an Attorney. What Should I Do?

By |December 31st, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , |

So, you have mediation next week (or tomorrow) and you don't have an attorney. Heck, you have mediation next week and you don't even know what mediation is or how it works. Don't worry. This happens more often than you think. You can deal with this in a couple ways: (1) attend mediation alone, (2) hire [...]

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How does Divorce Mediation Work in Utah?

By |December 16th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

Since 2005, Utah law places on a divorcing couple the general obligation to go through divorce mediation before continuing to resolve any matters that they cannot resolve through mutual agreement the court system. The reasons for making mediation mandatory are several, but they generally center on the desire of the Utah legislature and legal system to [...]

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A Mediator Could Help You to Settle Your Divorce Faster

By |October 29th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

Divorce is often listed as one of the most stressful events that can happen in a person’s lifetime. There are many changes to be made when a divorce happens. These decisions affect the division of the shared personal Utah property and assets, as well as visitation, custody and child support agreements if there are children involved. [...]

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