Mediation is different. Mediation is an attempt to come to a resolution out of court, on divorce issues, or a wide variety of other matters. It is sometimes confused with arbitration. Both are methods of “alternative dispute resolution.” Arbitration is similar to a court process, where a decision is handed down by the arbitrator. Contact a Mechanicsburg divorce mediation attorney.
- You, rather than a judge, determine the outcome
- A more casual atmosphere
- Reduced stress on children involved
Divorce issues including child custody disputes, support, and property division can be settled with a family mediator. An experienced attorney can bring up options you may not have considered, and bring awareness of the ultimate fairness of arrangements you are considering. Most important, an attorney knows the law and can inform the participants and mediator what would happen if the case did end up in court, and what Pennsylvania law would dictate