Mediation Attorney Serving Everett And Snohomish County
As your life goes through the upheaval of a divorce or other family law issue, any control that you can have over the process can be beneficial. In order to help our clients remain in control, we encourage them to come to an agreement through mediation.
As a team of Washington divorce attorneys, we have a vast understanding of the mediation process, and we are able to help clients use mediation as a tool that puts them in charge of their situation and saves them time and money. To learn how we can help in your case, contact Akiona Law, PLLC, by filling out our online form or calling 425-740-2209.
Snohomish Family Law Mediation
In Snohomish County, mediation is required in most divorce and family law-related cases, with limited exceptions. The process is designed to help parties resolve their differences without having to go through the time and expense of a trial. Some of the things we often discuss with our clients in regard to mediation include:
- A neutral third party, the mediator, facilitates the process.
- The parties are able to have the assistance of their attorneys during mediation.
- The mediator does not make any decisions or issue any orders. It is up to the parties to take any suggestions that the mediator has and try to come to a resolution on their own.
- You will be unable to go to trial in family law court if you have not gone through mediation.
- If your case does go to trial, you will no longer have control of the process and the judge will decide such issues as property division, alimony, and child support and custody.
Even though you are in control during mediation, it is highly beneficial to have the guidance of an experienced Everett mediation team. Whether mediation works in your situation or not, our attorneys can use their knowledgeable and skilled approach to the law to serve as the strong advocates you need during the divorce process.
Contact Experienced Divorce Mediation Attorneys
For an initial consultation with a team of skilled lawyers to assist you in mediation, contact Akiona Law, PLLC, at 425-740-2209 or contact us online. Our office is conveniently located in downtown Everett, near the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse, and is open from Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Outside of these hours, appointments are available by request.