Divorce Mediation

Indianapolis Divorce Mediation Attorney

Dealing with the challenging situations brought on by divorce can be emotional, overwhelming, and troubling. The addition of a neutral voice can help to simmer the fire and bring clarity to the situation. If you are seeking to resolve your issues in a way that is reasonable and acceptable to both parties, consider our divorce mediation services with Megan Wells. She is a Certified Domestic Relations Mediator who will help you come to a resolution in a more peaceful way.

What areas can our family law mediation services help?

Megan Wells Family Law offers mediation representation to couples or individuals in the Indianapolis area for issues related to:

  • Divorce
  • Pet Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Spousal Support
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Post-nuptial Agreements
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support

What is mediation?

Mediation allows for a third party to review both party’s disputes and come to a reasonable solution. Mediation can help minimize the financial burden, stress, and hostility between the individuals involved. Divorce doesn’t have to get ugly. Make the decision to resolve your issues with the help of a certified mediation attorney, Megan Wells. With personal communication, you’ll never be left in the dark waiting for an update.

What are the benefits of divorce mediation?

Divorce mediation offers an alternative way to solve disputes outside of the court-room. The benefits of settling issues in mediation rather than in court include:

  • Greater ability to control the outcome and match them to your individual needs
  • More privacy on personal matters and ability to openly discuss issues with your ex
  • Save money on an attorney and court fees
  • Lessens the stress and impact a divorce can have on the parties involved, including children

Common Questions

Do I need a lawyer for divorce mediation?

You do not need a lawyer for divorce mediation. That said, if you and the other party are not able to come to an agreement in mediation you should hire a lawyer to represent you in court. Doing so gives you the best chance of having issues resolved your way.

How much does it cost to mediate a divorce?

Mediation attorneys can charge anywhere from $100 to $1,000 per hour depending on the lawyer. Although the average cost sits at around $100 to $300 per hour. If you are looking to cheapen the cost of divorce, mediation is a great option. In most cases, the parties split the cost of mediation.

What can I expect in child custody mediation?

Mediation can last for 2 to 3 hours. Throughout the session, you and your ex will explain your side of the issue, address key issues, and hopefully come to an agreement. If so, the mediator will assist you in drafting a formal written agreement. Issues discussed in child custody mediation can range from custody and parenting time to guardianship. The same process can be expected for child support mediation.

Is mediation better than litigation?

Mediation can be a better option than litigation for numerous different areas. Head to this resource to learn why!

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