What Is Separation Mediation?

What Is Separation Mediation
  • Separation Mediation is key if you value your family, and want to limit the damage to your children.

  • Your first step should be to secure the services of a Family Mediator.

  • Separation mediation is the most sensible option for most couples.

  • It generally costs significantly less than litigation.

  • Lawyers will often introduce extra conflict and more delay into the process.

  • Separation Mediation replaces conflict and confusion with compromise and consideration.

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7 Reasons To Choose Mediation 

  • 1) MORE AFFORDABLE – It generally costs significantly less than litigation

  • 2) CO-OPERATIVE – more gets done when spouses are prepared to listen to each other during mediation rather than argue

  • 3) GOOD FOR CHILDREN – the private nature of mediation protects children from much of the emotion and revelation that can be part and parcel of open court divorce proceedings.

  • 4) MORE CONTROLfamily mediation helps you shape the nature of your separation, unlike litigation, when it’s often a judge who will decide you and your family’s fate.

  • 5) GOOD FOR SPOUSES – mediation keeps the lines of communication open between separating spouses, which bodes well for their future relationship, especially important if there are children involved.

  • 6) GOOD FOR CHILDREN – the private nature of mediation protects children from much of the emotion and revelation that can be part and parcel of open court divorce proceedings

  • 7) MORE CONTROLdivorce mediation helps you shape the nature of your separation, unlike litigation, when it’s often a judge who will decide you and your family’s fate.

  • Facilitative Mediation – focuses on helping spouses have a calm, amicable and open discussion and come to their own settlement.

  • Evaluative Mediation – the mediator garners information from each spouse about their position and proposes a settlement based on those findings.

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About the Author:
Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

I assist intelligent and successful couples in crafting rapid, custom separation agreements that pave the way for a smooth transition towards a secure future. This efficient process is achieved in about four meetings, effectively sidestepping the excessive conflicts, confusion, and costs commonly linked to legal proceedings. Clients have the flexibility to collaborate with me either via video conference or in-person through a DTSW associate at any of our six Greater Toronto mediation centers, located in Aurora, Barrie, North York, Vaughan, Mississauga, and Scarborough.

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