Whether rich or poor, young or old, a divorce can be devastating to both the heart and the wallet. However, divorce doesn’t have to be a long, painful and costly endeavour.
The following options are available and may well be more appropriate to meeting your needs over a traditional divorce process.
Family Law Mediation is a legal, voluntary and confidential process for resolving disputes in which a neutral third party (the mediator) helps conflicting parties find a mutually satisfactory outcome. The positive outcomes of using mediation is that it provides both parties the opportunity to resolve their disputes respectively, peacefully and privately.
The advantages of mediation:
When mediation is not appropriate:
Remember, if you find mediation isn’t working, you can stop at any point and proceed with a traditional divorce.
The Collaborative process enables the clients to determine what happens and when, ensuring a timely outcome. It is often more cost effective. A traditional Divorce may cost each client upwards of $20,000 and many sleepless nights. Collaboration expedites resolution with consequent cost savings.
By agreeing not to go to Court, parties keep control of the process from the start.
Clients take responsibility for their future directions, in a supported negotiation with legal advice. All the work is done with the clients present, working with the lawyers, in a team approach to negotiate the best possible outcome for the whole family, which is acceptable to everyone. There is no lawyer negotiation in the client’s absence.
The advantages of collaborative law:
When collaborative law is not appropriate:
At Resolve Conflict, our first and foremost interest is ensuring a fair and respectful outcome for our client’s future without involving Court action.
If you have any further queries concerning the above legal processes and other options available to you, please do not hesitate to contact our us on (03) 9620 0088 or email email@example.com