Benefits of Divorce Mediation
Written by Michelle N. Ogborne

Benefits of Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is a common way to negotiate an out-of-court settlement between you and your spouse. In divorce mediation, you and your soon to be ex-spouse hire a neutral third party known as a mediator. The purpose of mediation is to help both of you identify and resolve divorce issues. Divorce mediation can be used to address a wide range of topics including but not limited to parenting plans, child support, custody arrangements, and division of assets.

The benefits of divorce mediation include:

  • Fast Process. Divorce mediation is typically a faster process due to easy scheduling ability and not having to wait for court dates.
  • Private and confidential. Keeps your personal affairs private and confidential between you, your spouse, and mediator.
  • Costs less. There is only one mediator to work with versus hiring lawyers for each spouse keeping the costs down.
  • Better co-parenting. Less fighting in court will benefit your children.
  • You control the process. You and your spouse make all of the decisions versus placing them in the hands of a judge. According to Divorce Mag, “Increased control over the divorce process: Allows the parties to maintain control of the divorce settlement in terms of the process and the outcome.”
  • Create your own solution. You have a better chance of receiving a fair agreement when you create you and your spouse create your own solutions.
  • More efficient. Divorce mediation is more efficient, but it doesn’t require you to go to court. This puts the schedule in your hands. This can help you achieve a settlement more quickly.
  • Litigation options. If divorce mediation is unsuccessful you can still litigate your divorce in court.
  • Preserve relationships. It helps to preserve a better relationship between you and your spouse after mediation. According to, “Divorce mediation helps preserve a good relationship with your spouse and reduces the tension for the sake of your children.”
  • Shared cost. Spouses share the cost of divorce mediation.
  • No going to court. Keeps your divorce out of court and private.
  • Don’t need an attorney. Divorce mediation does not require you to have an attorney to represent you.
  • Online options. Online divorce mediation is a new way to negotiate and compromise a marital settlement agreement in a divorce case.

Speak with a Divorce Mediator Today

Ogborne Law, PLC offers affordable divorce mediation services (online and in-person). While the divorce mediation process is not for everyone, it can save you money, stress, and hassle. Speak with a professional divorce mediator to find out if divorce mediation is right for your family.

Let us show you how divorce mediation can be a perfect solution to allow you to end your marriage today without ending your family.

If you’re ready to start your consultation with Ogborne Law, visit our Mediation Consultation request page.

Ogborne Law can help with divorce mediation in Phoenix, Arizona, and surrounding areas. Our law office is located at 5020 E Shea Blvd Suite 240, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 inside the Paradise Valley Plaza.

Let us show you how divorce mediation can be a perfect solution to allow you to end your marriage today without ending your family.

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