Divorce Education Through Mediation
Divorce Education Through Experience
Knowledge and experience go hand in hand, even when it comes to divorce. Unfortunately, some people want as little to do with their divorce as possible. In the end, these people may not benefit from getting the divorce education they could. These people usually hire pricey attorneys to do the hard work of the divorce and never really come to understand the ins and outs of divorce law. This may be fine, but it is only by learning about and understanding how a Massachusetts divorce is executed that you can truly feel in control of the process.
Divorce education is important. It is a major event in your life, and your happiness with the outcome will depend, in part, on your understanding of how divorce law works. This is why some couples choose divorce mediation. Mediation involves an element of the DIY mentality. The mediator provides you with the information and guidance you need to know the issues you need to work through and how to do so. Couples stay in control by making all the decisions and make their divorce their own.
A big component of divorce mediation is divorce education. Since you retain all the decision-making power, you will need a competent divorce mediator, ideally one who is also a divorce attorney, to help you make sure you make the right decisions for your family. Trying to do so without guidance can end with disastrous results. A mediator will give you all the information need on Massachusetts divorce law, on your custody options, ways you can equitably divide your marital assets, and how to craft a separation agreement that will be approved by the judge and will serve your family’s needs. Divorce law is complex enough to make professional guidance worth it, but once you understand the basics of divorce in Massachusetts and your options to making it work, knowing what is best for your family often comes easy.
During a time when many people feel they are losing all control, and their lives are falling apart, divorce mediation can be that guiding hand to see you through. The outcome of your divorce in your own hands with mediation. The mediator acts as the teacher who helps you and your spouse reach your ideal outcome. Mediation is a great way to get an education in divorce along with guidance in putting that knowledge into practice. And, the divorce education you can get in mediation can help you feel confident that the choices you make are well informed.
If you have questions about how to divorce in Massachusetts, Mediation Advantage Services can assist you. Experienced in divorce mediation, Polly A. Tatum can provide the information and guidance needed to navigate the Massachusetts divorce process. Based in historic Worcester with a satellite office in Northboro, MA, our firm serves all cities and towns throughout Massachusetts and Worcester County including, Auburn, Paxton, Leicester, Sutton, Grafton, Shrewsbury, Westboro, Northboro, Southboro, Holden, Sterling, Princeton, Worcester, Charlton, Millbury, Dudley, Spencer, Brookfield, Sudbury, Natick, Framingham, Hopkinton, Milford, Blackstone, Leominster, Fitchburg, Acton, Jefferson, Barre, Oakham, Cambridge, Newton, Marlboro, Lancaster, Bolton, and Hudson. Call our office at (508) 795-1557, fill out our online form, today to schedule your Complimentary Mediation Success Planning Session. You can also sign up for our eNewsletter or download our free e-book for more information regarding divorce in Massachusetts.