If you are considering divorce or wrestling with child custody issues, it is important to know your options. You don’t have to have a pitched courtroom battle to settle your differences. Your divorce does not have to be painful, expensive and drawn-out. Devising a parenting plan doesn’t have to drain you emotionally and empty your bank account. At Voit Family Law, PLLC, attorney Catherine H. Voit offers family law mediation services that allow parties to work cooperatively to reach settlements on a variety of issues, including divorce. Mediation is designed to promote healthy discussion between parties leading to creative, cost-effective solutions that are beneficial to all concerned.
Divorce mediation is not for everyone. Mediation requires that each party feel free to speak candidly and respectfully, and that each party listen to the other. Parties must enter mediation in good faith and make an honest effort to work within the process. If there is a history of domestic violence in your marriage, or if an act of betrayal has destroyed all trust, mediation is probably not going to be fruitful. However, you risk very little by giving mediation a try, and there are many advantages when mediation succeeds.
Divorce mediation is a process in which a husband and wife go to a third party, called a mediator, who assists them in creating a divorce that works best for them. Instead of allowing a judge to decide how your divorce will unfold, divorce mediation puts the power in your hands to set the terms of their divorce, including:
As a certified mediator, Catherine Voit is specially trained to handle these issues. Catherine works with couples to create an agreement that is beneficial for both spouses, and once the agreement has been signed by them, the divorce will be finalized in court.
Mediation is a process for reaching a settlement that avoids trial. It offers many advantages, allowing you to:
For all of these reasons, family law and divorce mediation has proven to be a viable process for many parties struggling with important issues.
Call Catherine today at 484-881-3185 or contact her online to set up your initial consultation to determine if divorce mediation is right for you. Voit Family Law, PLLC provides mediation services for clients in the greater Chester County area, including Montgomery County and Delaware County.