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Don’t embroil your family in costly and bitter court litigation.

Focus on what truly matters and settle your differences through a neutral third party, a mediator.

Maintain control of the outcome with an agreement that satisfies the needs of both parties

The process of ending a relationship is a very painful and emotional experience. It can be difficult for divorcing couples to communicate with each other in a manner that preserves mutual respect, especially when children are involved. A mediator will assist the parties in keeping the focus on the best interest of the children.

What is the difference between Mediation and Family Court Litigation?

the difference is clear

Mediation

  • Private and confidential
  • No court appearances, and Charlotte Family Mediation, LLC offers flexible appointment hours
  • Cost effective
  • Finding common ground
  • Reach an agreement that satisfies the needs of both parties, a win-win situation
  • Maintain control of your family's future by reaching an agreement of your own, not one imposed by a judge
  • You set the pace, no waiting for court dates
  • Fosters mutual respect, which is especially needed when children are involved
  • Keeps the focus on the best interest of your children

Family Court Litigation

  • Your private family and financial matters are on a public record
  • Multiple court appearances are often required, taking time away from your busy work schedule
  • Pay thousands of dollars in attorney's fees and court costs
  • Adversarial
  • Winners and losers
  • Outcome is unknown and you run the risk of receiving a decision that is not in the best interest of your family
  • Prolonged litigation that can last for years
  • Fosters bitterness and anger between parties, thereby preventing constructive communication, particularly when parties have children
  • Children are caught in the middle of the need to win