All financial information must be disclosed and verified as part of the mediation process. The mediator will work with you to determine your income, expenses, assets, liabilities, retirement funds, and other financial information that is required as part of a legal divorce. Should information be withheld during the mediation process, any agreement reached may not be valid.
In a typical divorce mediation, the following issues must be addressed in order to generate an agreement that may be submitted with the court:
Mediation is a private process, not open to the public. You will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement before beginning mediation. The mediator is bound by law to keep confidential what is discussed in mediation.
Brian James is an experienced divorce and family mediator with offices throughout Chicagoland and Southeastern Wisconsin. He runs a mediation practice, C.E.L. and Associates where his approach to mediation is client driven.