Mediation in Utah
Mediation is a process that enables you to resolve disputes in a more peaceful and cost-effective way. In Utah, divorce requires at least one session of mediation in an attempt to resolve any disputed issues. Whether you're facing a divorce, a child custody dispute, or any other family legal issue, Lone Peak Law can help you pursue mediation in Utah to help you find a resolution that works for everyone.
The Benefits of Mediation in Utah
There are many benefits to using mediation in Utah, including:
Successful mediation is often much cheaper than traditional litigation, which can cost tens of thousands of dollars or more.
Mediation typically takes much less time than going to court, allowing you to resolve your legal dispute quickly so you can move on to the next phase of your life.
With mediation, you have considerably more control over the outcome of your dispute, rather than leaving it in the hands of a judge or jury.
Mediation is a confidential process, which means that your private information is protected.
Mediation helps you to maintain relationships that may have been damaged by the legal dispute, which can be especially important in family law cases.
How Mediation Works in Utah
Mediation in Utah typically involves the following steps:
You will meet with your attorney to discuss the details of your case.
You and your attorney will work to prepare for the actual mediation session.
During the mediation session, the mediator will facilitate discussion and negotiation between you and your spouse in order to reach a mutually-agreeable resolution.
If you and your spouse are able to reach an agreement, it will be written out and signed by both of you.
The agreement reached in mediation will be implemented in accordance with Utah law.
Choosing a Mediator in Utah
When choosing a mediator in Utah, it's important to consider the following factors:
Mediation is a great way to resolve your legal disputes – especially those involving divorce and child custody – in a more peaceful, cost-effective, and efficient manner. Lone Peak Law has the experience to help guide you through this process and give you the best opportunity to achieve the best result for you and your family.