Family Mediation is a way of helping people resolve issues relating to parenting, separation, and/or divorce. A trained Family Mediator helps people identify issues and work out their own solutions. You can try mediation before you start a court case or at any time during your court case.
Benefits of Mediation
Issues That Can Be Mediated
Is Mediation Right For You?
For mediation to work, you must:
How Long Does Mediation Take?
Mediation sessions take place when every party is available. The length of time will depend on many factors, such as:
Are Lawyers Involved?
Mediators do not take place of lawyers, we encourage each party to receive independent legal advice before and throughout the mediation process. It's important for you to know about your legal rights and obligations and how the law affects your issues. Each party should review the final mediated agreement with his or her lawyer before signing. You can start or continue a court case if you do not reach agreement during mediation.
What Is The Mediators Role?
The mediator's role is to assist the parties to reach a fair and lasting settlement. The mediator does not take sides or make decisions for the parties and cannot give legal advice.
What Is The Best Route To Take?
Mr. Craig Rogers is certified by Osgoode Hall Law School in mediation. There are two potential routes you make take in regards to the mediation process:
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