Mediation and Collaborative Overview

Chapel Hill divorce lawyer Deborah Throm discusses the basics of ending a marriage through three decision resolution options: mediation, collaborative settlement, and arbitration.


Articles

Understanding Mediation

Mediation allows you and your spouse to reach a fair settlement with the help of a third…

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How to Avoid Court in a Divorce

In some cases, spouses can work together to reach a settlement…

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Is Collaborative Divorce right for you?

If you are a couple that says “we are only going to hire lawyers if we can’t work it out…”

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Should I Arbitrate My Divorce Case?

Arbitration is an option that involves a third party called an arbitrator…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can one spouse quit during the collaborative law process?

Nothing in the Collaborative Law Participation Agreement stops a party from terminating…

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What is an attorney’s role in collaborative law?

The attorney assists in negotiating a settlement and help prevent going to court…

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How is arbitration initiated?

You and your spouse can agree to arbitration or it can be court ordered…

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Is the arbitrated decision binding?

Unless agreed otherwise by the participants, the decision is binding…

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Forms

Custody Mediation Cover Sheet Ii

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Designation Of Mediator In Family Financial Case

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Mediation- Motion And Order For Show Cause Hearing

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Order For Mediated Settlement Conference In Family Financial Case

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