Hiring an attorney early on in the mediation process can be beneficial not only for educational purposes but also to help you make smart decisions during the mediation process.
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When divorce terms are finalized and binding it does not necessarily mean it is time for the divorcing couple to sit back and relax.
When a couple decides to divorce, they may decide to resolve their divorce issues outside of court using a neutral divorce mediator as a facilitator. A mediator can help them navigate through their divorce discussions.
There are many positive ripple effects that can result after the couple reaches an agreement in mediation. These positive ripple effects can benefit the couple and their children for years to come.
Even if you and your spouse have the best intentions and full financial disclosure, there are several reasons why your self-prepared marital settlement agreement should be reviewed by your own attorney before you sign it.
A productive initial divorce consultation can provide a toolbox of information allowing you to reflect on your situation before taking the next steps.