The goals of family mediation for a lot of people is to save themselves time, anxiety and money.
We have listed some principles to follow when going through the mediation process:
Mediation is voluntary. Evaluate yourself to ensure you are well enough to go through this process - both mentally and physically.
Have an open mind.
Listen and be patient.
Be willing to accept new information.
Seek legal advice if you are feeling uncertain about your decisions.
Think outside the box.
Do not rush into an Agreement.
Ensure financial disclosure has been provided.
Know your interests and your partners interests .
Trying your best to follow these principles can help achieve your goals. The best outcome is one that ends with you and your partner feeling content with your Agreement and moving on with a positive mindset.