Some married people do not end up happy in their marriages. For some, a marriage is an eye-opener that they do not belong together. Spouses should separate and remain friends.Sometimes, spouses, have kids who they must consider when thinking of a divorce. Divorce mediation will enable couples to have amicable terms.Such a mediation involves the five stages discussed below.
The introductory stage involves the mediator giving guidelines of the mediation. The mediator will be interested in the background of both of you and the situation leading to the decision for divorce. Tell the mediator about what you do not understand so they can explain it to you. Say what you are aiming for in the resolution process. You should focus on the cause of the disagreements so that the mediator knows where to start the process.
After the introductory stage is the information gathering stage. You will wait until this stage to tell the mediator some information. You should give the mediator any documents that can support your claims. A mediator can show you how to get all the documents required. At this stage, you can find the foundation for a friendly settlement.
You and our spouse should tell the mediator what you want as the outcome.The mediator will also want to know the reasons why you want certain results. Your expected outcome enables the mediator to know where to begin. The mediator will want each spouse to leave contented. The spouses can have similar interests usually when they have kids. Not every spouse’s idea of what is best is the same as the other. Couples can also talk to the mediator in the same session where each in listens to the other. Separate sessions also waste time because the mediator will tell the other spouse what the other one said.
Once issues are on the table, the negotiating stage begins. The mediator will try out options that serve both spouses’ interests.The mediator will ask the spouses to discuss options which seem fit then assist them by combining options that will mean compromising on both parties. The mediator wants fulfillment of the majority of each spouse’s desires . The mediator should ensure every spouse ends up with some interests met.
Evidence of the agreement is in writing but the mediator.Once spouses agree, the mediator can present to the court for filing.However, it is advisable that each spouse gets a lawyer to review the drafted agreement before submitting it to the court.