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Family law attorney and North Shore Law board member, Susan Lampert, will be moderating a workshop this week on the new Illinois child support and...
What is Divorce Mediation?
Divorce mediation is a process in which a mediator facilitates communication and negotiation between the parties to assist them in reaching voluntary agreements (Uniform Mediation Act). A mediator’s role is to be neutral and impartial, the process is confidential and the mediator works with the couple to facilitate resolution of the issues. We discuss all of the issues that need to be resolved to get divorced in the State of Illinois.
North Shore Law member Ellen Barron Feldman was featured in Wilmette Life. The article, "Mediation is cost effective alternative to divorce litigation", discusses merits of the mediation process as an alternative to the courtroom.
Gain control of your divorce with co-mediation.
A typical divorce scenario: A family with two young children with a stay-at-home mom. Mom thinks Dad won’t be able to take care of the kids properly. Dad thinks he will lose his connection to his kids because he will only see them every other weekend and a couple of evenings. He won’t be tucking the kids into bed. He won’t be part of their lives. The ensuing negotiation is emotional and traumatic for both of the parents and the children.