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Expected Costs for New Jersey Divorce Mediation

Professional NJ Divorce Mediators

Since every divorce case and every couple’s situation is unique and different, the cost can differ just as much. But a divorce mediation will almost always cost much less than a traditional divorce that requires courtroom litigation. For couples looking for a cost effective way to get divorce, divorce mediation is the method that makes the most sense. Your Ocean County divorce mediator will request that you pay an hourly rate; this way, you get exactly what you pay for. There may also be fees for court filings, asset evaluations and appraisals. However, a good, professional New Jersey divorce mediator should notify you of any additional fees so that you are not surprised.

No matter what your financial concerns may be, the Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., has a team of highly skilled, seasoned New Jersey divorce mediators willing to work with you and discuss cost of your divorce mediation. Our law firm offers a free initial consultation to discuss these concerns. Call us anytime, even on nights and weekends, at 732-383-6242.

Divorce Mediation Keeping Couples Out of Court

Seasoned NJ Divorce Mediation Lawyers

To keep a couple out of court through divorce mediation depends on multiple factors. State legislation in terms of consensual divorce is a factor. Some states won’t require you to go to court at all if the divorce is being handled through mediation. Other states, like New Jersey, will require the couple to attend an uncontested hearing in order to obtain the judgment of divorce. After that, as long as the couple is willing to work together and is understanding of one another, most divorce mediation stays out of court. Research has shown that couples who go through divorce mediation are more likely to abide by the agreements reached during mediation. So, even after the divorce decree has been granted and a settlement has been achieved through divorce mediation, the chances that either party will need to enforce the agreement at a later time are dramatically less.

The Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., has over forty years of experience in New Jersey divorce mediation. Our tough, smart NJ divorce mediators are available by free initial consultation to discuss the specifics of your case. Call our Atlantic County divorce mediation lawyers anytime, even on nights and weekends, with our 24/7 hotline at 732-383-6242.

The Affects of Divorce on Children

Experienced New Jersey Divorce Attorneys

Facing a divorce with children involved can become a highly emotional situation. If you and your spouse are seeking a traditional divorce, and your children are witnessing the two of you fighting or talking badly about one another over the phone with your lawyer, your children are going to be bewildered, confused and scared. For the sake of your children, if possible, it is best to try and keep the details of your divorce hidden and try to keep in good terms with your ex-spouse. If this can be accomplished, instead of a drawn-out, stressful traditional divorce, divorce mediation may be a better option. Research has shown that if both parents of the child keep the children outside of their conflict and stay on good terms with one another that the children will fare the best. Because of this finding, some states actually require divorcing couples to speak with a divorce mediator in hopes of preventing the divorce to turn into a war.

At the Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., our experienced, seasoned New Jersey divorce mediators understand the difficulty of going through a divorce and will work with you and your spouse to reach an agreement while keeping the best interests of your children in mind. Our law firm has been in courts throughout the state of New Jersey and has decades of experience in family law. Schedule a free initial consultation with one of our highly skilled Union County divorce mediators today by calling our 24/7 hotline at 732-383-6242.