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FAQ: What is Family Law Mediation?

Updated: Jul 26, 2022

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Definition of Family Law Mediation

A. Family law mediation is a common step within the divorce process. Family law mediation is an event where both parties (and their divorce attorneys if they have retained one) meet with a neutral 3rd party, the mediator, to try to come to agreements on common divorce issues.

Generally, most divorce cases will go through mediation prior to the judge issuing a final marital settlement agreement.

Types Of Mediation Topics

Mediation may include, but are not limited to, negotiations on the following topics:

  • alimony

  • division of assets and/or property

  • division of debts and/or liabilities

  • child support

  • time-sharing plans

Family law mediation is great tool to utilize during divorce proceedings, because it gives you a chance to have your wishes heard. Mediation allows both parties to resolve conflicts without having a judge decide the fate of your futures.

Your divorce attorney should be your advocate throughout the divorce process and this includes during family law mediation.

Max Factor has over 25 years of experience in family law, divorce, and child custody cases. Choose Max to be your champion in family law mediation. Call us today to formulate a plan for success.

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