As a couple’s relationship deteriorates the lines of communication close. Often the divorce process causes the relationship to become abrasive and destructive. Mediation assists in reframing this non-working partnership into a relationship of independent people. It can help change the dynamics of decision making by distinguishing business matters from emotional issues.
Divorce Mediation Services in Somerset County, NJ
Also Serving Hunterdon County, Morris County, and the Greater New Jersey Area
Mediation is a discussion led by an unbiased third party known as a mediator or “neutral.” Mediators help a couple negotiate decisions about the issues of divorce, which vary with a couple's situation, but are primarily parenting plans, child support, division of property, and marital support.
If you have questions about divorce mediation, Kratosa Divorce Advisors is ready to answer any inquiries you have. Please let us help you understand if divorce mediation is right for your situation in Somerset County, NJ, or any of the surrounding counties.
Why choose mediation?
How does mediation work?
Couples meet with a mediator to determine issues needing resolution. Mediation sessions occur as needed, about once every week or two, for an hour and a half. Mediators work to ensure that both parties fully understand the issues and the options discussed. The mediator is not an attorney and will not give legal advice.
After all the issues have been decided, the mediator will develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU is a written summary of the agreements made by the couple. It is not signed and is not a legal document. Therefore, the MOU is not binding.
The mediator encourages the couple to each engage an attorney to review the MOU. The attorney reviews ensure that the parties understand the agreements they have made. One of the attorneys will then turn the MOU into a Marriage Settlement Agreement (MSA), a legal document that will be signed and filed with the court.
Why Choose Us for Your Divorce Mediation Needs?
Kratosa Divorce Advisors know that the divorce process can be stressful and emotional. We want to help divorcing spouses work through the necessary details with the help of a third-party mediator. Whether you're unsure of the mediation process, the benefits that divorce mediation may bring to your divorce case, or the specific aspects of your divorce that mediation will cover, we are here for you.
Please call us at (973) 692-8814 to learn more about our divorce mediation services. Depending on your unique situation, mediation may take 4-6 sessions at around 90 minutes each; all sessions are virtual. Whether you need to talk through parenting plans, division of property, or child support, we can help you achieve your new life.