Divorce Mediation: Creating Effective Resolutions
Divorce mediation allows couples to create effective resolutions to difficult problems through the most direct means possible. Divorce can be incredibly difficult to resolve as everyone has their own agendas and often conflicting sets of best interests, but creating effective resolutions can often be best achieved by finding common ground through divorce mediation.
A skilled mediator is able to facilitate open communication in order to understand the unique needs of each spouse. You know yourself better than anyone else and what works best for your family, and divorce mediation can help you reach the best possible resolution that sets up a solid future for your family.
One of the advantages of divorce mediation is the ability to keep the decision-making power within your hands. In a traditional divorce, often that power is ceded to a judge. But through divorce mediation, you and your spouse are able to sift through every issue and create solutions that work best for you and your family.
Divorce mediation is an especially well-suited tool for the needs of people facing complex family law issues. Working with a skilled mediator will allow you the time and space you need to communicate your needs on each issue, and find the most direct path forward.
One of the most common complaints divorcing couples have, is feeling like their wants and needs are not being heard. Through divorce mediation, you and your spouse are given a space for civil cooperation and communication, which keeps unnecessary stress at bay.
Divorce is often seen as a season of life when things feel very out of control for families. However, discussing every issue through in mediation provides more control over the divorce process, and will make you and your spouse more confident in the resolutions you choose.
As a mediator, I have spent my career working with many divorce couples and know the good that comes from the mediation process. If you are in the Kansas City area and believe divorce mediation is the best step for you, contact me, Hugh O’Donnell, to schedule a consultation, or feel free to call me at (816) 533-5152 with any questions you have regarding mediation.