Family Mediation

What is family mediation?

  • Family mediation is the process by which a mediator works with a family in whole to work through various familial disputes.
  • Family mediation can take place with all members of the family, with parent and child, with only the members who are having difficulty, or in any other format that is needed in order to assist in resolving the conflict that exists. The mediator will generally meet with each member of the family individually at first, and then request a session with all members involved in the conflict. The number of hours or sessions necessary is always dependant on the number of people involved and the level of conflict.

Can mediation be used with children in divorce?

  • Yes, mediation can be an effective tool when working through difficulties during divorce. If there are disputes or difficulties that arise between children, or between a child and parent, mediation can be a tool used to work to come to common ground.

What other difficulties can mediation be an effective solution?

  • Mediation can be extremely effective is working through child support disputes, family disputes, financial disputes, and decision-making disputes. Child support mediation and financial mediation are generally part of the original mediation process, but we understand that circumstances change, and you may need to renegotiate these terms.

Child support mediation

  • Child support mediation is the process by which clients work through all disputes that originate from the discussion around child support. Although relatively black and white, sometimes there are disputes around child support and can be a sticking point for many. Clarity works with many of our clients to work through these difficulties to come to a peaceful resolution.

Financial mediation in divorce

  • Financial mediation, aside from custody and access, tends to be the most difficult part of the separation process. Financial mediation in divorce is almost always necessary as it is imperative that all aspects be negotiated and agreed upon in order for the family to move forward. At Clarity we have assisted thousands of clients work through the financial aspect of the separation to come to a resolution that works for all parties.

** Family mediation, child support mediation, and financial mediation can be separate and at times all be part of the whole mediation for divorce process. In general, for a separation, the mediator will work through all financial aspects including, but not limited to, child support, custody, access, future decision making, equalization and matrimonial home.

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Contact Clarity today to learn how we can simplify the separation or divorce process for you. We look forward to helping you.

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