What is mediation?

Mediation is when individuals choose a neutral third party to help facilitate conversations that address issues pertinent to their conflict. Through this process, individuals create solutions pertaining to their particular circumstances and needs. Confidential in nature, mediation allows for a more hands-on approach in shaping results.

What is the benefit of mediation?

You are in charge of your outcome. While this may seem like an automatic right in divorce proceedings, sadly, it’s not often the case once the couple is in court.
During mediation, you collectively address challenges and decide on solutions with the help of a trained professional employed by both individuals. In this way, truly fair conversations can be conducted around how to unravel the partnership you created. Mediation and Beyond will act as a neutral party, improving communication and looking for solutions in the best interest of the entire family structure. Your marriage may not have worked, but your family still can.

What is the role of a mediator?

The role of a trained mediator is to help couples or families navigate conversations that may or may not be difficult to have. A mediator will support you in being heard, helping you craft the dialogue that needs to be had in order to address pertinent concerns. A quality mediator will help you both see the collective win, rather than usher you through a process of loss.