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Montgomery County Family Law Mediation

Mediation is a valuable tool for settling many divorce and family law cases. It has the benefit of being more flexible than litigation, allowing the parties to create their own solutions. People who use mediation are often able to resolve divorce and child custody issues without the need for a trial.

At Avery & Upton, all of our lawyers are trained mediators. Attorney Bruce Avery is family law-specific trained mediator who is often appointed by the court as an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) facilitator. We can represent you at mediation as your attorney. In addition, we can act as mediators at another lawyer's request. We cannot, however, be your mediator and lawyer at the same time, nor can we represent both parties in a divorce. Please speak with us if you have questions about our mediation services.

How Mediation Works

Mediation is a method of ADR that is often very successful in family law. It is less formal and stressful than a trial, so people are usually more relaxed and able to communicate more effectively. Under the supervision of the mediator, the two parties and their lawyers discuss the resolution of their divorce, child custody, child support, or modification case. Mediators are neutral parties who do not have the authority to make decisions in the case. They work to help the parties reach an agreement through discussion and negotiation.

Avoiding a trial is often good for families because it saves time and money. There are circumstances in which litigation is necessary, though. In these cases, you can rely on our skill as litigators and our ability to fight for your rights.

In Maryland, mediation is required in a divorce in which property division is contested. It can be utilized for any family law matter, however.

Children are often innocent victims of unhealthy family relationships and subsequent divorce or child custody proceedings. Through mediation, children are able to see their parents finding ways to work together. This process does less damage to the family relationships than a contentious trial.

Our Rockville Family Law Mediators Can Help You Work Through Disputes

To schedule an appointment, please call 301-576-0950 or 866-919-9723, or contact us online.

Rockville Family Law Firm Avery & Upton

http://www.averyuptonlaw.com/ 301-762-7644 Avery & Upton is located in Rockville and represents clients in divorce and asset division cases throughout Maryland. Contact our Montgomery County family law attorneys to discuss your case.

Rockville Litigation Attorney | Avery & Upton

http://www.averyuptonlaw.com/ 301-762-7644 Rockville family law attorneys of Avery & Upton are experienced in complex divorce litigation cases. When a family law case needs to be resolved by the Maryland courts, we offer litigation representation.

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Avery & Upton
51 Monroe Street, Suite 701
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-576-0950
Toll Free: 866-919-9723
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