Gradually growing in popularity due to the relatively inexpensive nature of being able to solve disputes from the very simple to the complex, mediation has become the “go to” method for many people. Not wanting to become mired in the traditional, adversarial-based, justice system that has long been our societal mainstay, many different groups as well as individuals have turned to the category of alternative dispute resolution. One of the extremely successful tools in alternative dispute resolution has been mediation.
Going through a divorce is one of the most stressful events that can occur in your life. You may feel as though a relationship that was once a foundation for your life is now shaken and broken. The stress of divorce can pour into other areas of your life such as friendships, family relationships, and your career. While there is no avoiding the stress of a split, there are some things that you can to do help reduce the tension during your divorce.
It is no secret that divorce litigation is extremely expensive. In the United |Kingdom the average cost of a divorce ranges from £15,000 to £30,000 on the low end. It isn’t unreasonable to expect some divorces to end up in the six figures. With two parties already struggling to adjust to the financial implications of splitting a household, the extra burden of a costly divorce causes further stress and complexity.