Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C.
Request A Case Consultation

Call: 646-475-3656

Mediation offers multiple benefits during divorce

Navigating the dissolution of a marriage can seem like a harrowing process. In addition to dealing with the division of marital property, two spouses who are getting a divorce must tackle complex matters like alimony and, if there are kids involved, custody and child support. Fortunately, these issues can potentially be resolved without the parties ever having to step foot in a New York courtroom.

More people who are getting divorced are turning to an approach referred to as alternative dispute resolution (ADR) instead of litigating the issues in court. ADR, such as mediation or a collaborative divorce, is in demand today because it is typically more flexible than litigation. It is also less expensive and usually saves time.

During mediation, in particular, the parties have the opportunity to discuss how they would like to handle issues like property distribution. A mediator will help to facilitate their discussion in a rather informal manner, and for this reason, the process is usually less acrimonious than litigation. Nonetheless, mediation works only if the participants are okay with communicating openly and honestly with each other, as well as pursuing a fair settlement.

An attorney in New York can provide the guidance needed to attain a comprehensive and just settlement with the other party. Of course, certain issues may not be easily settled outside of court, in which case the attorney would be prepared to litigate these matters. Either way, the divorce attorney will focus on securing a result that is in the client's best interests in both the short and long term.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
EMAIL US FOR A RESPONSE

How Can We Help?

Get started with an initial case evaluation.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

This site uses Google's Invisible reCAPTCHA, which is subject to Google's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

brand

Office Location:
111 Broadway
Suite 707
New York, NY 10006

Phone: 917-920-6482
Fax: 646-760-5544
New York Law Office Map

phone numbers: