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Mediation vs. Divorce

Divorce proceedings are inherently stressful and often have a negative impact on people's lives. They may come with loss, anger and disillusionment resulting from what could have been, the expectations they had when they entered into the marriage. The added stress of a court proceeding with its lack of privacy and forced judgments to which only one of the parties may agree should be the last resort.They should only take place when there is no other way to reach a compromise.

Mediation is an approach that is much more beneficial to both parties. Retaining a divorce mediation attorney is a step that should be taken if there is even a small chance that the divorce processing can be resolved through compromise. Both parties sit down with a mediator and determine who should receive which proceeds in a divorce. Ann Farnsworth, being an experienced mediation attorney will work to keep the anger and frustration in check and not let these raw emotions take over in detriment to the progress already made.

Mediation is an approach that is much more beneficial to both parties. In complex divorces, the Court may require mediation before allowing the parties to proceed to trial. Attaining a divorce mediation attorney is a step that should be taken even if there is a small chance that the divorce processing can be resolved through compromise. Both parties and their attorneys sit down with an independent mediator and work to resolve the various issues in the divorce. Ann Farnsworth, being an experienced mediation attorney will work to keep the anger and frustration in check and not let these raw emotions take over and degrade the progress already made. Once the parties reach an agreement, the attorneys will put pen to paper to draft the agreement eliminating the need for Court intervention.

Ann Farnsworth Law Offices is located near the Courthouse complex in Spokane, WA but also serves the entire greater Spokane area.