What is Mediation? Why Should I Consider it?
Mediation is a form of alternate dispute resolution; it is a negotiation facilitated by a neutral third party (the “mediator”) Parties can attend with or without lawyers to assist. There are advantages to mediation: It is generally more expeditious to attend mediation than obtain a Court date. Mediation dates are often available within one to […]
What Is a Consultation Appointment, and Do I Need One?
It is not always necessary to retain a lawyer to access legal advice. Clients are often concerned that seeing a lawyer will result in a long-term retainer and legal fees they cannot afford. It is often important to get advice at the front end of a family law matter to avoid making decisions without crucial […]