Mediation is a Great Way to Save Time & Money During the Divorce Process in Austin, TX
Choose A Peaceful Divorce Path With Mediation
Divorce has a reputation as a contentious, heated process — but it does not have to be.
When couples choose to put aside their differences and work together, they can resolve many, if not all, of their legal matters out of court. An excellent way to do this is through mediation.
If you are interested in using mediation in your divorce, Law Office of Nikki Hudman can help you.
Led by founding attorney Nikki Hudman, who is board certified in family law, we can advocate for you throughout mediation. Ms. Hudman can also act as a mediator for couples who already have representation but need an attorney mediator.
How Does Mediation Work?
In mediation, spouses sit down during a session to discuss what to do with the marital home, how to divide business interests and create a parenting schedule.
These sessions are led by a neutral third party, the mediator, who directs and leads the discussion of any disputed matters in a way that avoids a trial.
The mediator does not make any decisions and should not have or express any opinions in favor of either party as it pertains to the outcome or results of the case.
Each spouse has his or her own attorney to represent them in discussions. During these discussions the spouses with respective attorneys exchange solutions until they can come to an agreement or proposal that satisfies all involved.
By avoiding a trial, you can sidestep drama and major issues related to child custody, child support, and property division that can have a negative impact on your future.
What Are The Benefits Of Mediation?
The decision of a divorce trial is public information. Mediation offers privacy for your sensitive family and financial matters.
- Keep your costs and time down
Mediation tends to be less expensive than litigation. It also tends to take less time.
- Keep control over the outcome
In a divorce trial, a judge who is a total stranger will issue a decision about your future. You have much more control over your future with mediation.
- Keep your relationship positive
A trial is necessarily combative. But mediation allows you to work with your spouse, which can maintain an amicable relationship.
Interested In Mediation? We Can Help.
Contact Law Office of Nikki Hudman when you are ready to discuss your divorce. We can help determine whether mediation is right for you. To schedule a consultation, call (512) 827-8529 or send the firm an email.