Worcester County Divorce Mediation Lawyer
Obtaining a divorce can be a complex process. Emotional and financial ramifications can cause divorce negotiations to come to a complete standstill. If you and your ex hired separate divorce attorneys and keep hitting roadblocks in the negotiation process, consider divorce mediation as an effective alternative to litigation. Divorce mediation is a cost-effective way to resolve pressing issues in a non-adversarial process.
Polly A. Tatum is an experienced family law attorney highly skilled in divorce mediation . She has handled more than 2,000 divorce mediations in Massachusetts to help divorcing couples address any outstanding issues in a non-combative manner.
Ms. Tatum is skilled at helping clients overcome any emotional barriers by facilitating open discussions as a neutral third party. Even if you hired your own divorce lawyers, she can help you work together to resolve any outstanding issues in a cost-effective manner. Contact her law office in Worcester, Massachusetts, to schedule an initial consultation.
Divorce Mediation Can Be Taken Advantage of at Any Time
When each side hires his or her own divorce attorney, he or she often thinks it’s too late to consider divorce mediation. In fact, it’s never too late. Family law mediation can be an effective way to address all the issues involved in a divorce or particularly challenging issues that have become roadblocks. Mediator Polly A. Tatum often obtains attorney referrals when divorcing couples hit barriers trying to address challenging issues such as:
- Child custody — When your child’s best interests are on the line, emotions can quickly spiral out of control. Divorce mediator Polly Tatum has a strong background helping divorced couples identify common goals when seeking to preserve their children’s best interests. She is highly effective at facilitating open discussions to determine the best way for child custody to be handled.
- Parenting time — Children often thrive when both parents are involved in their life. Every case is fact specific. Mediator Polly A. Tatum is effective at helping parents discuss creative solutions so children consistently see both parents with as little disruption as possible to their life. She knows how to come up with creative solutions that a family law judge would likely approve.
- Child support — Child support is based on a mathematical formula in Massachusetts. She is available to explain how the formula applies to your divorce so you are left with no surprises. If you or your spouse is unable to realistically make the child support payments, she can work with both parents to come up with a fair financial solution for the family.
- Property division — Personal property can have sentimental value known to create a roadblock in the negotiation process. If you and your ex are struggling to divide up your jewelry, antiques, furniture, electronics or other personal items, consider taking advantage of divorce mediation to resolve property division issues outside of litigation. Divorce mediator Polly A. Tatum is highly knowledgeable on the marital property division laws in Massachusetts. She is prepared to help you overcome any emotional barriers to ensure your property is divided equitably.
Divorce litigation can be a long and costly legal process. If you and your ex are stuck in the negotiation process, consider splitting the legal fees of divorce mediation to resolve any outstanding issues in a non-combative way.
Contact a Skilled Worcester Custody Mediation Attorney
If you and your ex have come to a standstill in divorce negotiations, you still have options. Polly A. Tatum acts as a third-party neutral mediator in child custody, spousal support and child support mediations. No matter what aspect of your divorce has created a roadblock, Ms. Tatum can help you reach a common ground to finalize your divorce.
Contact the Law Office of Polly A. Tatum, home of Mediation Advantage Services, online or call (508) 645-6374 to schedule an initial consultation. To learn more about the value of post-divorce mediation, reference our law firm’s mediation FAQ .Evening and weekend appointments are available. All major credit cards are accepted.