Mediator vs Lawyer in divorce [Resolved]

Mediator vs Lawyer
  • Resolve all your issues and create a personalized agreement that accommodates both your needs.

  • Using a divorce mediator will usually mean your divorce is resolved way more quickly than when a divorce lawyer gets involved.

  • Adversarial divorce is tough for a parent, but it’s a world of pain for the kids too.

  • Statistically, family cases in Ontario ended with out-of-court settlements in 96% of cases.

  • Lawyers are trained to be an advocate, a gladiator totally focused on getting what the client wants.

  • Most mediators aren’t lawyers, because being a mediator takes a special skill set.

  • With a mediator, the parties are in full control over what’s discussed and the decisions that are made.

  • Using a mediator your marriage can end without getting the courts involved.

After this, her demeanor changed. She became more empathetic and compassionate, and gently said, ‘I’m so sorry.’ Then she turned and left.

What is the difference between a lawyer and a mediator?

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