Preparation

How do I negotiate my divorce through mediation?

South Shore Divorce Mediation offers mediation coaching for individuals engaged in mediation who seek guidance during the negotiation process. For individuals proceeding without a coach, preparing to negotiate involves identifying clear goals for mediation, conducting research and gathering knowledge on legal and financial issues, approaching the negotiation patiently, and continually revising and re-focusing on your How do I negotiate my divorce through mediation?

What should I bring to the mediation?

For the initial mediation meeting, spouses are encouraged to bring whatever documents each think may be relevant. However, the main purpose of the initial meeting is to review the process, gather information, and begin establishing basic goals, such as a selecting a mediation schedule moving forward.  After that, what you bring is really determined by What should I bring to the mediation?