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Things you shouldn't do during a Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediation

Many couples are informed about Divorce Mediation and would rather go this route than go to court. A divorce mediation is a divorce process outside the court, coordinated by a certified mediating officer.

A divorce mediation in Orlando can be carried out by competent attorneys with ease while reducing the emotional and financial burden of the divorce. The needs of each partner are discussed, child custody, support and every other divorce related matters are addressed during the divorce mediation. As easy as it may seem, a divorce mediation can also be complicated or lead to a dead end due to some actions from you or your spouse.

There are some things you shouldn't do during a divorce mediation to avoid it having a huge influence and marring the outcome of the divorce mediation. Those things include:

Hoarding Information

During a divorce mediation, all hands must be on deck to ensure it turns out successfully. Vital information about you, your spouse, your children, financial status, properties and so on may be needed to conduct a thorough mediation. It will do you more harm than good if you hoard information.

Provoking your spouse

This is a pathway to an unsuccessful divorce mediation. You stand to gain nothing by provoking your spouse into being angry, rather it tends to prolong the mediation process as your spouse nay need to excuse himself or herself after such provocation.

Being petty

Pettiness involves manipulating your children against your spouse, attending the divorce mediation session with your boyfriend or girlfriend, saying nasty comments or insults during the mediation etc. Being petty will not only prolong the divorce mediation process but can also result in your spouse filing for a divorce in the court. Divorce mediation in Orlando requires less stress and emotional trauma which is largely associated with a court proceeding.

Settling or making a bad compromise

When undergoing a divorce mediation, it is important to take your stand on the things you want from the whole process. Do not attempt to settle for less or make bad compromises along the way. Stand firm and push for what you really want, with a good fight you will eventually get it.

Not hiring a divorce attorney

This is a common mistake made by couples undergoing divorces through a divorce mediation. Only an expert in divorce mediation in Orlando can ensure a smooth process with a successful outcome. Hire a divorce attorney that is competent and certified to help you with your divorce mediation.

To avoid all these during your divorce mediation, it is important to consult a competent divorce attorney or divorce mediation firm. This way, you are assured of doing the right and necessary things for your divorce mediation. We at Do Divorce Better are experienced in the field of divorce mediation in Orlando. We aim to help you simplify your divorce, save you money and emotional stress. Call us today for a free consultation.

Heather Oller

Heather Oller is a licensed mental health professional with a Masters degree in counseling and psychology. She is an expert therapist at Orlando Thrive Therapy, Counseling & Conflict Resolution and is a Florida certified family court mediator. She is also a qualified Parent Coordinator. She specializes in conflict resolution and alternative dispute resolution.

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