Is Mediation Right For Your Family Law Dispute?
If you are engaged in a dispute regarding divorce, child custody or another family law issue, you don’t have to rely on traditional litigation. Alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation can open the door to a more amicable and cost-effective means of finding common ground.
In mediation, a neutral third-party mediator guides disputing parties toward a resolution of legal disputes. Mediation offers a number of advantages over traditional litigation, including:
- Giving more control to the disputing parties, taking decisions out of the hands of a judge or jury
- Typically being far less expensive than dispute that is litigated in court
- Promoting harmony between disputing parties, rather than pitting them against each other
- Investing parties in the success of the mediated outcome, making them less likely to revisit those issues later
Attorney Stephenie K. Gookins is a registered domestic relations mediator who can assist you with mediation services with a practical approach. Parties can agree to mediate a case on their own or through their attorneys, or the court can order the parties to mediation. Regardless of how you have arrived at the decision to mediate your domestic relations matter, we are prepared to handle the mediation for you and achieve results that are practical, cost-efficient and tailor-made for your family.
Learn More About Our Mediation Services
Is mediation right for you? We can give you the information you need to determine the dispute resolution option that is best for your situation. To reach our Carmel law offices, please call us at 317-943-8166 or contact us online.
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