Divorce Mediation

At The Law Office of Romeo R. Perez, our team will guide you through the mediation process. Contact us at 702-214-7244 today if you are considering a divorce, and we will schedule a Consultation to review your best legal options in your unique situation.

Understanding Divorce Mediation: A Clear Path Forward

Divorce mediation offers a structured approach for divorcing couples to navigate the legal and emotional complexities of separation. It empowers you to work collaboratively with your spouse, determining how to address key issues like child custody, finances, and asset division.

Why Choose Mediation?

  • Cost-Effective: Compared to litigation, mediation is typically less expensive. You and your spouse share the mediator's fees, avoiding the high costs associated with attorneys and court appearances.
  • Timely Resolution: Mediation often resolves divorce issues faster than court proceedings, allowing you to move forward with your life sooner.
  • Mutual Control: You and your spouse have greater control over the outcome of your divorce, crafting an agreement that meets your specific needs rather than leaving decisions to a judge.
  • Reduced Conflict: The mediator fosters a more civil environment, encouraging open communication and compromise. This can minimize animosity and promote a smoother transition into your post-divorce lives, especially if you have children together.

Who Benefits Most from Mediation?

  • Couples who are willing to communicate openly and respectfully.
  • Individuals who are flexible and committed to working towards a fair solution.
  • Spouses who are truthful about their finances and assets.

It's important to note that mediation may not be suitable in situations involving:

  • Domestic violence or abuse
  • Significant power imbalances between partners

The Mediation Process: Reaching Agreements

Private vs. Court-Ordered Mediation:

  • Private Mediation: You and your spouse voluntarily choose a neutral mediator who guides you through the process.
  • Court-Ordered Mediation: The court may require mediation before a hearing, offering it at a reduced cost or even free of charge.

Issues Addressed in Mediation:

  • Child Custody & Parenting Plans: Determine physical and legal custody arrangements, ensuring your children's well-being.
  • Child Support: Establish a fair child support payment plan based on state guidelines and each parent's income.
  • Asset & Debt Division: Agree on how to distribute marital property and liabilities.

Contact Us Today

At The Law Office of Romeo R. Perez, our team wants to help you obtain a fair and just divorce through the most effective and efficient means possible. Divorce mediation works well in many scenarios. Contact us by filling out the online form or calling us at 702-214-7244 to schedule a Consultation. We will discuss your options openly and directly to help you make an informed decision on how best to handle your divorce.