By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Divorce Mediator and Collaborative Divorce Counsel
Getting you through the divorce process as fast as possible, for as little cost as possible with the least physical and emotional strain is my goal.
If you have a similar goal, here are some suggestions to make your consultation totally worthwhile. What is important, is that Your questions get answered, here are some suggestions.
- Be prepared to ask the questions that are bothering you, even if your spouse may not like you asking the questions. If, for example, you have questions about any of the following, it is best to get them out now, because failure to raise them will affect how long the mediation or collaborative process will take, how much it will cost and what others must be Examples of such questions include:
- How will your concerns about the safety of the children be handled?
- How can you be sure that your spouse will complete h’s Financial Statement truthfully?
- How can you be sure that there is a fair valuation of your spouse’s business?
- What assets will be valued by a third party?
- What is your approach to mediation?
- How do you handle difficult situations that arise during mediation
- Are you a neutral third party or do you advocate for one party?
- How do you ensure that the mediation process is fair for both parties?
- How do you address power imbalances between the parties?
- How do you handle communication between the parties outside of the mediation sessions?
- How do you handle disagreements or disputes that cannot be resolved during mediation?
- How do you handle situations where one party does not want to participate in mediation?
- Can you provide information on your fees and billing structure?
- How do you handle changes to the agreement once it has been reached?
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