Divorce Mediation Offers Alternatives To Litigation
A separation or dissolution of a marriage does not have to be a stressful and expensive process. If the parties involved are willing to negotiate how the relationship ends, other options are available.
As the past president of the Collaborative Law Professionals of Pierce County, our founding member, attorney Leslie R. Bottimore, knows the positive impact of divorce mediation as the means to negotiate the terms under which a marriage or a relationship ends. At Bottimore & Associates, P.L.L.C., we understand this is a difficult time for you and your family. That is our motivation to develop alternatives that benefit and protect our clients. We have more than 40 years of combined experience handling traditional divorce cases and divorce mediation.
Legal Advice To Protect Your Interests And Your Loved Ones
The advice of a caring and effective lawyer can make a difference in a separation or divorce. Through the extensive and unique experience of our attorneys and paralegals in Washington, we are in a position to create solutions and options specific to our clients’ needs to resolve their divorce or separation. After reviewing your situation and expectations, we will determine and recommend possible paths to follow, such as mediation.
Even when divorce mediation is a less expensive and stressful option, there are certain conditions that should be present if you are considering it, such as the following:
- The relationship has ended on good terms.
- Both parties are open to negotiating the terms of separation.
- There is no background of domestic violence or child abuse.
As a law firm, we encourage the parties to discuss the terms amicably the terms and reach agreements, especially if there are children involved. One of our priorities is to protect the children trapped in the middle of a custody battle. We have extensive experience in child custody and support matters.
At Bottimore & Associates, P.L.L.C., you have a team that can guide you through various options to reach a settlement for your divorce or defend your rights and your family in the courtroom. You need someone to help you make the most critical decisions for you and your family to start a new life.