Attending Mediation with Lawyers Present

Mediation is an option that many separating couples are choosing these days.  Sometimes couples will jointly retain a mediator at the beginning of their process and attend with the mediator on their own, retaining lawyers only to provide independent legal advice (what lawyers call ILA) before signing the mediated agreement.  However, many others prefer having legal counsel attend and advocate …

Collaborative Mediation: A less expensive choice that may work for you and your ex

Here at Connect Family Mediation, we are committed to providing clients with a variety of settlement-based options for navigating separation and divorce. We also understand that cost can be a significant barrier to retaining legal counsel. One cost-effective option for you and your spouse is Collaborative Mediation. If you are both committed to staying out of court and avoiding high financial …