Reasons People Choose Mediation

April 3rd, 2018

• either we solve it – or a stranger will tell us what to do
• I don’t want it to be lawyer v. lawyer
• keep the friendship that we still have
• have a fair process – fair for both of us
• both of us want to do what’s best for our child.
• respect each other’s individuality
• get clarity about what is the right thing to do
• save money
• ensure our goals, such as making sure we are both ok, financially
• want to be good co-parents
• the law is a blunt instrument – discussion in mediation is more tailored to what we need and care about
• hope to be able to be friends, in the future
• want to spend time together with our child

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