If you are unsure if you would like to file for divorce, then it is important to consider alternate methods of conflict resolution. Mediation is an alternative method of conflict resolution. Mediation involves both parties voluntarily agreeing to attend mediation session. The mediator attends the discussion sessions between the parties to ensure that both parties are able to voice their concerns. Mediators are third party neutral unbiased individuals. These mediators are not to give solutions to problems they are simply there to facilitate the flow of conversation between the parties. The parties are to create fair and reasonable solutions to their problems.
It is important to know your options and rights before filing for a divorce. It is important to consider what is in the child’s best interest when dealing with family conflict. It is beneficial to speak with a legal professional and family and friends who may have gone through the divorce process.
For further information regarding divorce, mediation, or conflict resolution please contact the Family Law Lawyers for Irvine.