The rate at which couples going to court and are filing for a divorce or separation continues to escalate. This is a process that is not only stressing, but also costly and time-consuming. While couples may have already decided on the path they want to take with their lives, one of the things they may consider to solve their disputes is by going to court. However, is this always the right decision? The answer to this question may differ especially according to the issues presented on the table. However, given that children and other people may be included when a couple decides on going to court, it is important to consider other alternatives such as mediation.
By agreeing to go for a mediation information assessment meeting (MIAM) first, you will be in a better position to know if your disputes can be resolved outside the court. In addition, as opposed to court proceedings which can turn out messy, mediations are carried out professionally, secretly and to your convenience. This means that couples can set a time when they are both free to attend, as opposed to the court proceeding where there is a strict timeline to be followed.
Miams mediation can help with the following: