Family Mediation

What is the difference between accepting and refusing Family Mediation Service?

Family Mediation Service may assist both parties to reach agreement on post-divorce arrangements relating to child care, living expenses, maintenance, properties, etc. Family mediation services have the following advantages:

  • tremendous decrease in suffering to both parties caused by the stress and length of time of the litigation process;
  • savings in litigation costs;
  • the mediator will take into consideration the welfare of the children and of both parties in assisting both parties to find the most appropriate solutions;
  • increase both parties' willingness to abide by the agreement -reached;
  • decrease the harm caused to children and the parties;
  • facilitate both parties to parent their children in a cooperative manner.

Source:Mediation Centre