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Why mediation may be best for divorcing couples

Going through a divorce is one of most stressful things that anyone living in Texas or throughout the country will go through. This is partially because the process of ending a marriage can be both emotionally and financially draining. The good news is that the divorce process can be made much easier by working with a mediator. It may be especially helpful for parents with children to negotiate a divorce settlement with the help of a neutral party.

A divorce that is settled through mediation can generally be resolved in about four months. If a couple chooses to end their marriage through litigation, it could take up to two years to resolve. Cases can be resolved faster through mediation because both sides are encouraged to work together to communicate and share information. This allows each person to resolve problems and make decisions in a more confident manner.

The communication skills that parents learn during divorce settlement talks can be used to effectively raise their children together. Children can benefit when parents opt to end their marriage through mediation because their needs are taken into account throughout the process. In many cases, the fact that mediation is a private process gives a person the space needed to cope with the drastic changes taking place in his or her life.

Individuals may find that working with a mediator makes it easier to make decisions about property division or other divorce issues. If a deal is reached through mediation, an attorney may be able to review the agreement. This may ensure that the agreement is in a person's best interest both now and in the future. A settlement may allow an individual to obtain spousal support as well as assets such as a marital home or bank account.

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