“Alternative Law divorce mediation services will provide the most comprehensive civil solutions that will work specifically for you and your family, allow you to achieve closure, and move on successfully with your life or your money back.”
Divorce and family mediation are some of the most specific areas of conflict resolution because they concern making serious permanent changes and adjustments in one of the principal elements of our life.
It requires male and female mediation specialists who have been specifically educated in divorce mediation procedures and the related professional and personal issues that affect everyone involved.
For everyone involved, divorce can be a stressful, complex experience whether you are a husband, wife, partner, or child. It requires a clear outline, an effective structure, and understandable solutions that are carefully formulated by our clients together with our mediators. As a result, we methodically assist the parties in the selection of an appropriate mediator and a particular divorce plan to suit their individual needs.
Our divorce mediation services will provide a clear understanding of all of the personal and professional issues involved, including such areas as financial, housing, social, educational, parenting, custody, male and female rights and responsibilities, and sound future planning for all parties. Alternative Law has the expertise and will provide the insight and direction to achieve fair results. Our mediation program also allows you to actively participate in developing the best ideas to resolve your differences in a protected setting. This process will proactively assist you in making the important decisions that impact the life of you and your family and promote a broad understanding and a fair resolution between the parties.
We will develop a specific working plan tailored for your present circumstances that will provide a transition for you through your divorce. We will also structure a comprehensive strategy and divorce agreement for you and your family to guide you to real closure and a successful future. To assure that your time will be well spent, we settle about 90% of our divorce cases with out litigation. For new clients, your first consultation is no charge. Please call 800.529.1516.
- Divorce Agreements
- Separation Agreements
- Partner Agreements
- Cohabitation Agreements
- Post Divorce Issues
- Pre-Marital Agreements
- Reconciliation Issues
- Parenting Plans
- Custody Plans
- Visitation Plans
- Alimony/Child Support
- Paternity Actions
- Adoption Agreements
- Parent-Child Disputes
- Restraining Orders
- Education Plans
- Housing Disputes
- Relatives Disputes
- Financial Statements
- Bank Accounts
- Investment Accounts
- State And Federal Taxes
- Social Security
- Wills and Trusts
- Probate and Estates
We all recognize that all people both men and women can have different skills in this area. Proper information, disclosure, options and understanding by all parties are also key elements that are necessary in planning for a well considered separation or divorce that will be legitimate, legal, and stand up to the test of time.
While divorce can be accomplished in a systematic fashion, we also believe that both parties should have time to properly assess and understand the mediation process and carefully explain their individual situation.
Divorce is a difficult and stressful time for everyone. Please carefully go over your options with one of our mediators. While mediation works for the vast majority of families, we understand that there are always some exceptions. For this reason, for the first session, there will no charge and no further obligation.
What may be important in a divorce process?
In our divorce process, for both men and women, spouses, and partners there are many components that are necessary to insure that a divorce will reduce expenses, be complete, and will hold up over time. In order to successfully accomplish these goals, we will help you outline your needs and define your priorities. Together we devise a plan that is sensitive to your unique family circumstances and one that both of you find fair and acceptable. Your specific plan is confidential and specific, we will answer all of your questions.
We have also included answers to some general questions about our services such as:
How much time does it take?
Each dispute and case is unique and in its own way requires different needs and resources. As a result no estimate of time can be precise. However, we have an initial range for divorce cases which average 7-10 sessions, with each session lasting 1-2 hours.
How quickly do you respond?
Mediation is usually a very personal process. Although you are presently on the Internet, divorce mediation still also requires face to face meetings and telephone conversations. Unlike other services we encourage you to call us first with no charge or obligation, so that we may answer any other questions that you might have or to provide you with any additional information. Our toll free number is 1.800.529.1516.
What does it cost?
While quality is the most critical ingredient in the mediation process, cost is also a very important component in any professional service. People often chose mediation because they receive excellent service and may only have to pay one mediator, instead of paying two lawyers, twice as much. Our rates range from $50 per hour, per party to $195 per hour per party depending upon the complexity of the dispute, and the qualifications and experience of the mediator.
What location is the best for me?
Alternative Law is a very flexible organization ,with many centers for meeting clients throughout America. If our offices are not suitable or convenient, we will always arrange for a convenient meeting place for both all concerned.