Please recommend divorce mediators in NYC or Brooklyn

Asked over 1 year ago - New York, NY

Hoping to find a mediator who can help us resolve our divorce.

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  1. Marco Caviglia

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    Answered . Try your local county bar association.

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  2. Rixon Charles Rafter III

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    Answered . Avvo's Q & A is not a good Craig's list substitute.

    Recommend you call your state bar and request a referral or use the Avvo find-a-lawyer option.

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  3. Pieter G. Weinrieb

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    Answered . You may want to contact New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. http://nyscdm.org/

  4. Darren M. Shapiro

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    Answered . I am a divorce mediator. I think you are wise in choosing the mediation process which is usually substantially less expensive and less stressful than litigation.

  5. Gillian Anne Brady

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    Answered . I agree with Mr. Shapiro, mediation has many benefits over the traditional, litigated divorce. A good way to find a qualified mediator is to ask people you trust for recommendations. When you talk to a mediator, be sure to ask them how much mediation training they have had and how many mediation cases they have successfully mediated. Your mediator should always maintain and protect their neutrality, from the first contact with you. That usually means they will not meet alone with either Party. Ask the mediator to explain their process and how they help their clients reach agreements. Choose the mediator you both feel most comfortable with.

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