5 Mediation Strategies for a Successful Divorce Agreement

September 10, 2019

 

There are many benefits to choosing mediation for your divorce.  And, as Leah Hadley writes in this exellent blog posting, it’s also important to understand and prepare for the challenges.

 

The decisions made in mediation can significantly impact your life for years to come. With that in mind, it can be easy to become overwhelmed during the session if you are not adequately prepared. Likewise, you may make agreements that are not in your best interest if you are tired and worn out.

 

These simple mediation strategies will help you make the most of your mediation session and get what you want from your divorce settlement. I strongly believe in the benefits of choosing mediation for your divorce but it's also important to understand and prepare for the challenges. The decisions made in mediation can significantly impact your life for years to come. With that in mind, it can be easy to become overwhelmed during the session if you are not adequately prepared. Likewise, you can make agreements that may not be in your best interest if you are simply tired and worn out from the mediation.

 

These simple mediation strategies can help you get what you want from your divorce settlement.

 

  • Take Time to Reflect Ahead of Time

  • Consider Strengths and Weaknesses

  • Monitor and Control Your Emotions

  • Don't Overreact to an Offer

  • Take Your Time and Make a Thoughtful Decision

 

There are many benefits to mediation and it's more cost-effective, efficient and less stressful than going to court. Additionally, you also have a lot more control over the outcome. That said, it's important to take the time you need in order to prepare. By doing so, you’ll be much more likely to reach a favorable settlement. Your future is at stake, so take your time and plan ahead for success.

 

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