Spirio Law is Long Island's trusted law firm for a wide array of legal issues, including divorce mediation. In our services we can include negotiated settlements, custody agreements and property settlements. Separation and divorce mediation can benefit marital or domestic partnership breakups. We are a firm that prides itself on the work we do and provide alternatives to divorce litigation for those interested. Everyone's situation is different and we treat each client in a way that will best suit their needs.
Separation and divorce mediation can benefit marital or domestic partnership breakups or dissolution. This is done so by including:
- Negotiated settlements
- Custody agreements
- Property settlements arrived at through mediation
- Collaborative law approaches
What Is Divorce Mediation?
Divorce mediation is a prominent part of many divorce proceedings. The traditional divorce process is inherently adversarial with both parties assuming opposing positions and strategies advocated by their lawyer. Very often the Court’s determinations of the issues of a couple’s dissolution are NOT what either party wanted or imagined. In this mediation process, you and your spouse can control the process. We find that when couples create and help fashion the terms of their own dissolution they create an agreement that they are more committed to keeping therefore reducing the occurrence of further relief or intervention. This process also enables the couple to fashion a framework for their relationship and communication in the future and to develop the necessary tools for resolving future differences. This is especially true and important when there are children involved.
Depending upon the complexity of the issues involved, mediation can take as little as a few hours. Of course, where numerous complex issues are involved, the process can take significantly longer. During the mediation process, couples come to an agreement about issues such as child custody, support, and property division. Once the couple has settled all the above-mentioned issues, our office prepares a memorandum of agreement outlining all of the terms that the couple has agreed upon. The clients can take the agreement to their own attorneys for an independent review and/or for the divorce itself.
Ms. Spirio has been an advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals since she was an undergraduate in college. If you are looking for a gay divorce lawyer for counsel, then please reach out to Ms. Spirio today.
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Spirio Law provides clients across Long Island with divorce mediation services they can trust. Ms. Spirio has years of experience helping people across Nassau and Suffolk County with their divorce. It can be tough getting a divorce, as there is the mental strain as well as all the moving parts that come with it. However, with Spirio Law you will be helped along the way. For more information about our representation, please contact us today. We will happily answer any questions you may have about our legal services. And offer you alternatives to divorce litigation. The number to call is 631-277-8844. When you call, we can provide you with a no-obligation consultation.
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