Divorce Mediation Solutions in White Plains NY
An alternative to litigation
You and your spouse will meet with the Mediator, who may be an attorney or a non-legal mediator, for a series of meetings to discuss and resolve the issues pertinent to the dissolution of your marriage.
The mediator’s role is to facilitate negotiations with the goal towards helping both spouses to better understand their needs and interests, and, to assist the spouses in reaching compromises that will culminate in a written Agreement.
The mediator does not serve as an advocate for either spouse. While the mediator should explain the law pertaining to divorce to both spouses, he or she is not responsible for protecting either spouse’s legal interests.
We have found that mediation in custody matters often results in more productive and successful co-parenting agreements. Parties deal with the fact that they’ll have an ongoing relationship as parents, and they realize that when it comes to their children, they are on the same side. The result? Parties come up with a parenting plan they’ve jointly agreed on and walk away with the tools to communicate more effectively with each other about their children.
Research shows that parents who mediate have a better long-term relationship with their children.
If mediation is something you are considering, call our office to talk to one of our attorneys to see if it is right for you.
Why Choose Fredman Baken & Novenstern LLP
Neil Fredman, Ellen Jancko-Baken and Ken Novenstern have over 100 years of combined experience in the area of divorce and family law. They are collaboratively trained and work tirelessly with clients to achieve settlement agreements that reflect the goals of each party in an environment that promotes dignity and respect.