Is Parental Divorce Mediation Right for You?
The state of Maryland (along with many other states) strongly encourages mediation between divorcing parents to negotiate the best arrangements regarding child custody.
Parent Mediation and CoordinationBy litigating child custody and support, you turn over control of the decision to the judge, who will rely on legal precedent to make a decision, rather than on the intricacies of your specific situation.
In parent mediation, a court-appointed mediator will offer advice, suggestions, and alternatives in helping parents resolve conflicts or disagreements, and then all final decisions come about as a compromise between the two parents.
Divorce MediationWhile divorce mediation can be ideal in many scenarios, we recognize that this method is not appropriate for all cases, such as in instances of: 1). Domestic violence 2). Physical abuse 3). Mental abuse 4). Intimidation
Our Maryland mediation lawyers will carefully review your situation before making a recommendation. If we determine that parent mediation may not be in the best interests of you or your children, our divorce attorneys can help you through the litigation process to protect your rights and help you gain the freedom and financial independence you deserve.
Maryland Mediation LawyersDivorce mediation promotes a cool-headed approach to the touchy issues of child custody, putting the best interests of the children at the forefront of the process. Studies strongly support that child custody disputes settled through parent mediation result in healthier, more cooperative relationships between both the parents and their children following the divorce.
If you think divorce mediation may be the route for you, let us help. Our Maryland mediation lawyers have extensive experience in the subject, enabling us to protect your best interests, while helping you come to a decision peacefully. Once the divorce is finalized, we can specifically provide assistance with: 1). Child custody 2). Child support 3). Alimony