Domestic Mediation
Private Mediation


Oakland County Court Appointed 
Domestic  Mediator


Offices in Farmington Hills, Southfield,
Bloomfield Hills , Berkley
Phone: 248-821-3103
Email
info@themediationadvantage.com
Website
www.themediationadvantage.com




About  Divorce Mediation- As you enter the next stage of your life your family matters continue to impact you and your children’s lives. The function of Mediation is to simplify your family matters in the most productive and beneficial way possible for all. Divorce Mediation aims at reducing tensions, not increasing it in a non-adversarial forum. Divorce Mediation is for people who want to retain control over the decisions that affect their lives as well as not wanting their children caught in the middle. The average mediation time is 3-10 hours, taking into consideration your financial circumstances and cooperation.  Sessions are scheduled for two hours each and are usually a week or two apart.  Avoid the costly, nerve-wracking legal system. Divorce mediation gives you the chance to try before committing an exorbitant amount of time and money to the courtsThe Mediation Advantage will guide you through aspects of your pre- and post- divorce issues We facilitate productive communication, assist the mediation to stay on task , offer options, strategies and resolutions and minimize consequences- to be mutually acceptable- which best serve the needs for  both of you and your children. Through extensive training and experience, mediators can suggest creative solutions to problems that the parties may have considered "unsolvable". Divorce Mediators deal with every issue involved in the dissolution of a marriage: Distribution of Marital Property and Debts, Child Custody, Vistitation, Child Support issues, and Spousal Support..Mediation is also for couples who do not have children, or whose children are grown.

    1.  Mediation is a very sensible option as long as you are reasonable, willing and able to cooperate for the sake of your families new and ever changing circumstances. Fighting, arguing, and blaming each other in a marriage or similar relationship can lead to more of the same while trying to resolve the issue. The consequences of continuing in this manner can include protracted litigation, increasing costs, a reduced standard of living, and significant damage to your children's emotional health.  What kind of divorce do you want? Some people want to go in guns blazing. There are a LOT of attorneys who just love clients like that because they know they can make a lot of money off of you. Mediation is NOT for you, if you seek revenge, control,  involved in domestic violence, and hidden marital assets.  We do not give legal advice.  We recommend attorneys who can review your case and determine the legalities of your circumstances. In addition we assist you with accountants , clergy and therapists as needed.

      Mediation is a very sensible option as long as you are reasonable, willing and able to cooperate for the sake of your families new and ever changing circumstances. Fighting, arguing, and blaming each other in a marriage or similar relationship can lead to more of the same while trying to resolve the issue. The consequences of continuing in this manner can include protracted litigation, increasing costs, a reduced standard of living, and significant
    damage to your children's emotional health.
damage to your children's emotional health.

 

 

 

ABOUT DIVORCE MEDIATION

 The function of Divorce Mediation is to minimize the divorce burden on your family. Divorce Mediation aims at reducing tensions; in a non-adversarial forum. Divorce Mediation is for people who want to retain control over the decisions that affect their family matters. The mediator controls the process, while the parties control the outcome. You are splitting from each other and NOT your children. Divorce is a business transaction, also known as “lets make a deal.” The mediator offers suggestions and asked for agreements on both parts. This is vital that the couple is in this together even though the irony is they are splitting up.  

     An effective mediator will guide you through all aspects of your pre-and post- divorce issues; facilitating productive communication, keep mediation on task, offer options, strategies and resolutions. The decision-making process learned in mediation can serve as a model for future communications.  M
ediators can suggest creative solutions to problems that the parties may have considered "unsolvable." Divorce mediators deal with every issue involved in the dissolution of a marriage/partnership: Distribution of  Property , Assets and Debts, Child Custody, Visitation, Pets, Grandparents, Child Support issues, and Spousal Support. Mediation is also for couples who do not have children, or whose children are grown.

     Mediation is a very sensible option as long as you are reasonable, and able to cooperate for the sake of your family matters. Fighting, arguing, and blaming each other can lead to protracted litigation, costs,   significant damage to your children's emotional health and increased costs. The average lawyer charges $250.00 an hour. This fee could be a week’s salary or a day’s salary for many BEFORE TAXES.  People should never have to go into debt to end a irreconcilable situation. The average mediation time is 3-10 hours.  Sessions are scheduled for two hours each and are usually a week or two apart. The average cost of mediation is $590.00 - $1200.00

  What kind of divorce do you need?
 Some people want to go in guns blazing. There are a LOT of attorneys who just love clients like that because they know they can make a lot of money off of you. Mediation is NOT for you, if you seek revenge, involved in domestic violence, or have hidden marital assets.

 
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