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What is the role of each party during the mediation process?

During divorce mediation, there are three individuals involved: two spouses and a mediator. The role of each spouse in divorce mediation is to negotiate fairly and calmly, and be ready to listen and accept solutions that he or she might not have come up with on his or her own. This cooperative attitude is the […]

Is there anything that a mediator cannot do during the mediation process?

Because the mediator is a neutral third party whose role is to help the parties come to their own agreement, mediators cannot make decisions about the divorce on behalf of either spouse or help one spouse at the expense of the other. This includes giving legal advice during the mediation. Additionally, the mediator cannot require […]