Divorce mediation with a professional divorce mediation attorney is a viable alternative to a litigated divorce. Even though it is generally less expensive than a contested divorce action, mediation can be a preferable way to handle any type of divorce, particularly high net-worth divorces, and can cover all of the complexities of division of property, child support, spousal support, child custody and more. If both parties can sit and discuss the terms with our Las Vegas mediation attorney, we can generally work out a plan for child custody, child and spousal support, and division of assets and debts. The plan is completely customized to your particular situation. Mediated divorce plans have many benefits that are more favorable and less confrontational than a typical court plan that a judge decides, particularly when children are involved. Remember, in the courtroom there is always a degree of uncertainty as to how the judge will rule. Mediated divorces are also confidential and sealed, which helps to ensure privacy for both parties.
We have found that the divorce mediation process preserves relationships, provides better understanding of the issues, provides custom results, favors both parties to co-parent, is therapeutic and confidential. All of the paperwork is drafted by our divorce mediators at our office – you can divorce without ever stepping foot in a courthouse. A divorce mediation attorney is a skilled and knowledgeable person that is willing to work with you every step of the way to ensure the divorce process goes smoothly for your family. Contact us today to find out if working with a skilled divorce mediator is right for your case.
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Costs: $2,000 – $8,000
Time: Typically 4 – 8 weeks
John and Jane came into our office. They had decided that they didn’t want to have a judge make decisions about how they worked out custody, split their assets and made arrangements for their future lives. A judge wouldn’t know them or their children. They wanted to be in charge of the divorce and they knew a mediated divorce would save them both time and money. They also wanted privacy. The attorneys at the Steinberg Law Group created a plan with John and Jane that was quite different from a typical litigated divorce… John would take a loan against his retirement funds and pay Jane spousal support in a lump sum rather than monthly installments. Jane realized that her work and school schedule required that John sometimes have the children more than 50% of the time and she needed to work out a custom custody agreement. They sat down and discussed their divorce with one of our neutral mediators for 2 hours at a time over the course of four weeks. They were both satisfied with the settlement they had amicably negotiated. A mediated divorce was right for them.