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Family law cases often involve high-intensity conflicts between the parties—especially when dealing with matters of divorce. Unfortunately, the traditional process of courtroom litigation tends to exacerbate animosity by placing litigants in an adversarial mindset, encouraging either party to “win” their case. As a result, litigation can significantly disrupt the parties’ chances for resolving their differences amicably.

Fortunately, the parties in a family law case can take advantage of an alternative form of dispute resolution— mediation. If you are interested in the mediation process and the peaceful, cost-effective benefits it can provide, you should consult a mediation attorney in Eugene for advice. At Pacific Cascade Legal, our team of family law attorneys have experience finding effective solutions to contested family law issues, and we know how to advocate for your interests and use mediation to the fullest advantage.

Want to know more about the mediation process? Call us at (541) 329-7455 today.

What Is Mediation?

Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution method that gives the parties in a divorce or other family law case the chance to resolve their dispute through negotiation, compromise, and mutual cooperation.

The proceedings in mediation are more informal than courtroom hearings, as the parties are not restricted to the rules of procedure and evidence as they would before the court. Instead, the parties are guided through cooperative discussions and negotiations with the assistance of a neutral third party known as a mediator.

Mediators are typically members of the legal profession—such as retired judges and experienced family lawyers who may or may be practicing. The parties agree to a mediator as well as an allocation of the mediator’s fees. The goal of mediation is to find a reasonable solution to the parties’ conflict.

At Pacific Cascade Legal, we can help you with the following issues during mediation:

  • Parenting plans
  • Modification of orders
  • Spousal support
  • The division of assets and liabilities

What Are the Benefits of Mediation?

Mediation can be extremely beneficial and can help in the following ways:

  • Cost-effectiveness: Although mediation has its own expenses and fees, the mediation process can save litigants thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees and court costs. In cases where the parties are open to compromise and are willing to cooperate, mediation has a greater chance of saving the parties money by emphasizing common ground between them.
  • More control: In mediation, the parties are granted more leeway as to how to resolve their family law issues in their own way. In contrast to courtroom litigation—where the judge has the authority to legally bind the parties—a mediator acts as an objective intermediary who serves as a guide to help keep the parties on track and cooperative.
  • Privacy: The details of mediation proceedings are not a matter of public record, as opposed to public court proceedings. As a result, the parties are free to honestly and openly discuss their concerns about certain issues, absent of any fear that the intimate details of the case will be available for the public to discover. This can be especially important for public figures or high-profile individuals.

Are you interested in mediation? Our attorneys are prepared to help. We have ample experience representing individuals and families who use the mediation process as a means to avoid costly, lengthy litigation, and we can work with you to determine whether this is a viable solution for your problem.

To schedule a consultation about your case, call Pacific Cascade Legal at (541) 329-7455 or fill out our online consultation request form today.

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