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


  • 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