What is Divorce Mediation?
For many couples the decision to dissolve their relationship can devastate an entire family both emotionally and economically. The process can result in hurt, anger and severe financial difficulties. In divorce, there are no winners. The pain and financial burden can be lessened by proceeding with Mediation rather than litigation. Mediation is a process in which an impartial third party meets with a couple to help them reach a mutual and informed agreement for the terms of their separation, divorce or post-divorce dispute. Concetta Spirio has specific expertise of all divorce and divorce mediation legalities governing Long Island, including both Nassau and Suffolk County.
Separation Mediation is an approach that puts the real needs and interests of the parties as well as the children first. Mediation is an informal process in which the parties themselves are in control and empowered to make their own decisions. Mediation seeks to reduce the tension and trauma of dissolution of a relationship and divorce, not increase it. This enables couples to achieve a sense of wholeness after the emotional and financial chaos of terminating their relationship/marriage.
Mediation is not an adversarial process. Instead, the mediator helps the couple work together on finding the best way of separating. Hostile feelings are reduced so that individuals can better adjust to the separation or divorce and plan for the future. Even couples who have not been able to agree on anything find themselves reaching an agreement with the help of trained Mediators. Divorce mediation is driven by the parties and their needs, and allows them to fashion settlements that could not be achieved in the Court process.
Divorce Mediation You Can Count On
More than 95 percent of all divorces are ultimately settled by an agreement negotiated by the attorneys for the couple. However many times it is after protracted and costly litigation. With mediation, the couple has more control and freedom to determine the issues that are really important to them, and negotiate settlements that address their own specific needs. A mediated divorce costs significantly less, takes less time and result in less emotional upheaval for the family. Additionally, it promotes communication and cooperation between the parties. It is a much more sensible approach to the divorce process and you can still have your lawyer give you advice, if you so choose.
Long Island Divorce Mediation
If you and your spouse and are considering separating, you can receive a no obligation initial consultation on the benefits of divorce mediation and separation mediation. Please contact us today and call 631-277-8844 for a free no obligation consultation. Serving families across Long Island, Suffolk and Nassau County. Ms. Spirio has years of experience in the field and can provide you with the care and attention to detail your situation deserves.