Do I Still Have To Go To Court If I Use An Phoenix Divorce Mediator?

If you reach a full agreement with a Phoenix Divorce Mediator, and most people do, you will not have to set foot in Court.  One can find an AZ family law mediator, like this author, who will prepare all documentation (such as the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and accompanying documents; Acceptance of Service and Decree of Dissolution of Marriage) for the parties’ review, approval and signature and submit it to the Court.  The Court will review the documentation, and if the final documents … [Read more...]

Are There Different Types of Mediations? – Phoenix Arizona

Generally there are  three types of mediation.  These would include Evaluative, Facilitative and Transformative Mediation. What is Evaluative Mediation? Evaluative mediation is a process that is based on using settlement conferences that are run by judges.  Attorneys will normally work with the court to select the mediator and are active participants in the mediation process.  Typically the parties are most often present at the mediation however the mediator may meet with the attorneys alone … [Read more...]

How is Mediation different from Arbitration or Litigation? – Arizona

Mediation is very different from the adversarial process of arbitration and litigation. What is Litigation? Litigation is probably the best known form of getting a dispute resolved and probably one of the most expensive as well.  Litigation can have considerable drawbacks which include the expense, time and uncertainty over the outcome.  Mediation typically is faster, less expensive gation, arizona mediator, arizona mediation, phoenix mediation, phoenix mediator, mediator phoenix, … [Read more...]

Alona M. Gottfried, Esq.
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