Mediation can help parties amicably resolve their issues without the need for litigation. Florida law mandates mediation in most family court actions. The Eaton Family Law Firm can help you prepare for your mediation session and ensure your best interests are protected during the mediation process.
What is Mediation?
Mediation is the voluntary process of negotiating a settlement to issues between two parties. Mediation is used in family law as an alternative dispute resolution process. Both parties agree to come together to discuss the various issues in their family court case including but not limited to spousal support, child custody, time-sharing agreements, child support, division of assets, and division of marital debts. The goal of mediation is to arrive at a mutually acceptable agreement that settles all matters related to the family court action in terms that benefit all parties.
Benefits and Advantages of Mediation in Family Law
There are several benefits and advantages to agreeing to mediate your family law case including: