Mediation Attorney in Tampa
In our state, there are alternatives to divorce litigation in the event
that the two parties cannot come to an agreement regarding the terms of
their separation. One of these alternatives is mediation. This process
can provide permanent results in one's divorce case, and may also
be quicker and less costly than undergoing a trial in a divorce court.
Mediation may be undertaken with or without legal representation, but
in hiring a Tampa, FL divorce lawyer one will likely have a stronger chance
of a resolution that is to their benefit and the benefit of their loved ones.
What does a Tampa mediator do?
Mediation is an alternative for those individuals that want to resolve
the major issues in their divorce without resorting to a contentious and
possibly drawn out legal battle. It begins when two ex-spouses meet with
a mediator at a non-judicial location. With help from the mediator, the
parties can address the issues that they do not agree on regarding their
A mediator differs greatly from a divorce court judge in that a judge is
not looking for compromise. Rather, the judge makes a decision and the
parties must adhere to its terms. A mediator is looking for a way for
both individuals to settle the case in a matter that leaves them both
satisfied. The mediator cannot order or force either party to agree to
an action, but can only guide them towards an amicable resolution. Both
parties retain full decision-making control during the process.
How can a Tampa divorce lawyer help?
The Law Offices of Manuel Fajardo has assisted many individuals in their
divorce cases, and understands that each client has specific needs and
goals for their case. We work with each of our clients to understand what
they are trying to achieve in their separation, and then devise a strategy
that is intended to maximize their chances of a favorable outcome. If
you are considering divorce but are reluctant to take the case to trial,
we can assist you in undertaking mediation that may result in a satisfactory
solution for the issues you are facing. Members of our staff are fluent
in Spanish if help in another language becomes necessary for a loved one.