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What to look for in a mediator

On Behalf of | Feb 13, 2023 | Mediation

Choosing the right divorce mediator can make all the difference, especially when significant assets are at stake. A mediator can help you, and your spouse reach a mutually beneficial agreement, saving you time, money, and emotional stress.

Here are some essential factors to consider when choosing a divorce mediator for a high-asset divorce:

Experience and expertise

Not all mediators have the same experience and expertise in a high-asset divorce. Look for a mediator who has handled similar cases and understands the complexities of dividing large estates and high net-worth assets.

You should also look for a mediator knowledgeable about finance and investment. They can help you, and your spouse make informed decisions about the division of your assets.

Before choosing a divorce mediator, it is critical to research your options. You should look for a mediator with a good track record of successfully resolving high-asset divorce cases. They should be willing to provide references from previous clients. You should also look at their reviews online.

Available for your needs

Communication is vital in divorce mediation. Look for a mediator who is an effective communicator and can facilitate productive discussions between you and your spouse.

A good divorce mediator should be available to meet with you and your spouse at convenient times. Scheduling during a divorce can be challenging, so looking for a mediator who can work with your ever-changing schedule is essential.

When your divorce includes significant assets, there are often complex issues, too, such as the division of business and retirement accounts. You should look for a mediator who can tackle challenging issues and help you find solutions that work for you and your spouse.

Finally, you should feel comfortable working with the mediator you choose. Many issues come up during a divorce, and you should be able to approach your mediator with your concerns.