Glendale Mediation ATTORNEY

Glendale Mediation Lawyer

Helping to Resolve Family Conflicts with Mediation in California

Mediation is a voluntary process where the parties involved in a conflict, with the help of a mediator, work together to reach a mutually acceptable resolution. At Holmes & Holmes, our attorneys are highly effective Glendale mediators and we can help you with all your family law needs. Call us at (818) 284-6632 today!

How Does Mediation Work in Divorce & Custody Cases?

Under the mediator’s guidance, the spouses/parents identify the issues that must be decided. The mediator is trained to help clients communicate effectively with each other and share information so that they can work out an agreement that makes sense for both clients. The mediator will meet with the clients together as well as separately, if necessary. Once all issues are resolved, a written agreement is prepared for the clients to review and sign. Either client is, of course, free to consult with an attorney at any time during the mediation process.

Mediation vs. Litigation

Litigating a divorce or custody matter is most often a very lengthy and costly process, both financially and emotionally. Court calendars are very crowded and judges have limited time to hear details of each case. Judges often make decisions based on limited and possibly incorrect information, and outcomes are unpredictable. There is no confidentiality as court files are public records. That is why mediation is an alternative that can be much more seamless and efficient.

Mediation is a more cost-effective method of resolving such disputes. Clients schedule mediation sessions at convenient times and have an opportunity to be heard and ask questions. Since the clients are the decision makers, they control the outcome after fully discussing all the issues. Matters discussed during mediation are confidential so your privacy is protected. These reasons are often why clients choose this route over traditional divorce litigation.

Why Choose Family Law Mediation?

Family law mediation offers a more collaborative and cost-effective approach to resolving legal disputes compared to traditional litigation. By choosing mediation, you and your ex-partner can work together with a neutral mediator to find mutually beneficial solutions that prioritize the well-being of your family.

Benefits of choosing family law mediation include:

  • Reduced conflict and stress
  • More control over the outcome
  • Faster resolution process
  • Confidentiality and privacy
  • Cost-effective compared to litigation

Our experienced Glendale mediation attorneys at Holmes & Holmes are dedicated to helping you navigate the complexities of family law disputes with compassion and professionalism. 

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In addition, since part of mediation is leaning to communicate better, it is a healthier way to resolve family disputes, especially when children are involved. Even if you are not able to settle all issues through mediation, it may be possible to reach an agreement on some issues before resorting to litigation which will result in less time in court and less legal fees. Should have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

To find out more about the Glendale mediation services offered by Holmes & Holmes, please call (818) 284-6632.

Commonly Asked Questions

What Are the Benefits of Choosing Mediation Over Litigation in Divorce Cases?

Mediation is often a more cost-effective and efficient method of resolving disputes compared to traditional litigation. It allows clients to schedule sessions at convenient times, be heard, ask questions, and control the outcome after discussing all issues. Additionally, matters discussed during mediation are confidential, ensuring privacy.

Can Mediation Help in Improving Communication Between Parties Involved in a Divorce or Custody Matter?

Yes, mediation can help parties communicate better, especially in family disputes where children are involved. Resolving divorce or custody issues through mediation can lead to a smoother post-divorce transition and foster a healthier co-parenting dynamic, as the mediation process tends to be more amicable.

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