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Weighing the Costs of Managing A Divorce

December 30, 2015

divorce mediation services Going through a divorce is difficult in so many ways. It is a huge adjustment interpersonally, an enormous change for your entire family and is quite taxing emotionally as well as financially. Navigating the complex process can leave you feeling depleted, discouraged, angry and raw. One important thing to consider as you make your way through the process is whether you will proceed through the court system to negotiate and finalize the divorce, or whether you choose to try to manage this process through mediation.

Many Benefits of Mediation

There are many issues to weigh once you have made the decision to divorce. Many important decisions like child custody arrangements, spousal support, distribution of assets and debts need to be decided in order to proceed. Traditionally, these types of issues have been settled in court, sometimes amicably, other times with much conflict. Over the last decade, however, mediation has become a very appealing options for many families going through the divorce process. We have outlined below some of the benefits of exploring mediation rather than going through the courts.

  • Mediation generally costs two to ten times less than navigating your divorce through the court system.
  • Mediation gives you and your ex-spouse more control over planning for the future and thinking outside of the box about a variety of different arrangements, rather than giving this power to the courts.
  • Mediation helps address emotional, logistical and legal issues surrounding a divorce.
  • Mediation gives the couple an opportunity to find solutions to complex problems even while in conflict.
  • Mediation encourages creative solutions to the issues at hand, rather than relying on the very traditional solutions offered by the court.
  • Mediation can give you the chance to close this chapter in your life in a positive way, and this can pave the way for positive interactions after the divorce.
  • Mediation gives you the opportunity to show your children that their parents can work together for a positive outcome.

Johnson Mediation: Divorce Mediation Focused on You, Your Family and Your Future

Johnson Mediation provides comprehensive divorce mediation services to those in the Minnesota area. With many years of experience and a track record of success, our team will provide couples going through a divorce with a safe and constructive environment to resolve conflict and create solutions. This environment gives you the best chance for a positive outcome for you, your family so that you can all move forward in a positive and healthy way. Call Johnson Mediation at 1-952-401-7599 for more information or to schedule a free 1 hour consultation.

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