Mediation can be a highly cost-effective way to settle disputes in divorce. In certain situations, divorcing parties elect to attend mediation without hiring attorneys as an additional cost-saving measure. If you intend to go to mediation without an attorney, there are some important things to keep in mind. First, and most importantly, remember the mediator […]
Couples may want this type of divorce because they can change their marital status without waiting for their financial issues to be sorted out which could take months or years. However, many states prohibit or significantly limit bifurcation including New Jersey.
The traditional litigation process often encourages parties to take a “win-lose” approach to divorce. Every divorce is different, but before pursuing litigation, everyone should consider the benefits mediation can offer.