What’s the Next Step?

To book your free face-to-face information session,with a mediator, please call us at (860) 986-1141, fill out the contact form or email us.

Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce orientation meetings are free of charge and private. Just you and your spouse, partner, or other parent will be present, along with the mediator.

The initial information session generally lasts 20-40 minutes depending on how many questions you have. This information session gives you the chance to meet the attorney mediator and staff in person, see our offices, and have your questions answered so you can decide if mediation or collaborative divorce is the right option for you and your spouse or significant other.

A typical agenda for the Mediation Information Session includes:

  • An explanation of the value, benefits and results of mediation or collaboration
  • Why mediation or collaboration works
  • Exploration of whether  litigation is – or is not-  an option for your circumstances
  • Timing of divorce process in the State of ConnecticutRelative cost of your divorce options
  • Paperwork needed for divorce in Connecticut
  • Explanation of attorneys’ roles, mediation-friendly attorneys, collaboration attorneys and how collaborative practices work in the State of Connecticut.
  • Explanation of what is commonly involved in the mediation sessions and the role of the mediator
  • The difference between legal information and education vs. legal advice
  • Explanation of joint sessions vs. individual caucuses
  • How our attorneys achieve balanced discussions
  • Additional information about other alternative dispute resolution options and/or litigation

Learn More

To learn more about how divorce mediation can help your case, contact any of our Divorce Attorney Mediators or Certified Divorce Financial Analysts at CT Divorce Mediation Centers. Divorce and Family Mediation and Collaborative Law are all we do. We have offices in Madison, New Haven, Cheshire, West Hartford, Glastonbury, West Hartford, and Windsor, CT. To find out more information or to schedule a consultation with our divorce experts, call us at (860) 986-1141.

DISCLAIMER:This publication is not meant to constitute legal, accounting, financial, investment advisory, or other professional advice. If legal, financial, investment advisory or other professional assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person such as CT Divorce Mediation center, should be sought.