Divorce mediation is a process by which two individuals prioritize and articulate their individual desires, and then work in collaboration with a professional mediator so that each party can get enough of what they need to agree to the terms of divorce.
A good divorce is one that is resolved prior to trial by a negotiated settlement agreement. While each divorce is unique, there are some tools clients have used to transition through divorce with Dignity and Grace.
A contested divorce means initiating a court process. The advantages of initiating litigation include the requirements of both sides to participate; it creates deadlines; and it provides tools to obtain financial and other information.