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Different Types of New Jersey Divorce Mediation

New Jersey Mediation Lawyers

Each mediation and each mediator have different styles and different focus. But there are three main styles of mediation that you may come across. There is evaluating mediation, transforming mediation and facilitating mediation. An evaluating mediation is one of the more commonly thought of types of mediation. This is where the mediator will give his or her recommendations to each party on what to approve and agree to. They are known to see each party separately on a regular basis. A transforming mediation is the complete opposite. The mediator in this type of mediation will meet with the couple together, not separately, and works to have each party understand each other. Lastly, the facilitating mediation is a mixture of both the transforming and evaluating types of mediation. This mediator will not give any recommendations on what to agree on, but has no problem with meeting each party separately. When seeking a professional New Jersey divorce mediator, it is in your best interest to ask what kind of mediation style they use. A mediator will probably mostly use one specific type of mediation, but may borrow aspects from the other types. The experienced, tenacious New Brunswick divorce mediators at the Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., are available to discuss our mediation style, and help guide you through your mediation needs. Contact our law firm any time, even on nights and weekends, to use our free initial consultation at 732-383-6242.

Timing is Everything in NJ Divorce Mediation

New Jersey Dispute Resolution Attorneys

With all the benefits of dealing with divorce through mediation, people sometimes wonder if they should just jump in head first right into the mediation process. However, this is not always the wisest idea. While it does happen from time to time, it is very rare that both the husband and the wife are in complete agreement of ending the marriage and are ready to move forward towards achieving resolution. Most of the time, the choice of divorce is one-sided, leaving the other party confused, blind-sided and possibly frustrated with the situation. Doing a divorce mediation at this time would be unwise, as both parties are not in a state of compromise and understanding. It would be advisable to give some time before the process of mediation is initiated so that the fact that the marriage is ending has sunk in with all involved. At the Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., our law firm of experienced, professional New Jersey dispute resolution attorneys will take a deep look at your divorce case and let you know when and if mediation should occur. Speak with one of our Middlesex County divorce mediation lawyers today with a free initial consultation at 732-383-6242.