Avoid Court With Divorce Mediation
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A majority of family law cases are resolved during mediation. Even if Court intervention is required, the parties have generally narrowed the issues considerably through mediation and only present a small subset of the original issues to the Court. Mediation reduces the total cost of divorce and puts control in the hands of the client. The Ramos Law Group can assist you throughout the Texas divorce mediation process, by aggressively negotiating on your behalf as well as serving as an effective and impartial mediator.
The attorneys at the Ramos Law Group are experienced negotiators in divorce mediation and one of our top lawyers, Mary E. Ramos, is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has years of experience mediating difficult family law issues.
What is Divorce Mediation?
Mediation for divorce is a process that involves a trained mediator who encourages both sides to discuss problem areas and helps you work together to find mutually acceptable solutions. Mediation in divorce is an opportunity for parties to communicate and resolve claims and disputes in a neutral, open, safe, and friendly setting. Through communication, the parties can resolve most, if not all issues between them. As for the mediators, they are not there to take sides, they are there to aid both sides in finding a common ground that works for everyone.
To find out more about the mediation for divorce process and the role of a mediator please review our mediation FAQs.
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The importance of gathering information.
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There are several things to gather and consider.
What Happens After Divorce Mediation?
If the parties reach an agreement during mediation, the agreement is binding and irrevocable. Generally, the agreement goes into effect immediately. Once an agreement has been signed, it must still be presented to the court in a process called a ‘prove up.’ The mediated settlement agreement is only an outline of the final order. It contains the primary agreements, but one of the attorneys must draft a detailed final order that accurately reflects the agreement. To learn more about the legal process involved in Texas divorce mediation, please see the blog entry below:
Once the decision to divorce has been made, it benefits both parties to treat the process as a business transaction. Remember both parties control whether the total cost of the divorce is a few thousand dollars or ten to twenty thousand. Making and considering reasonable offers in mediation is critical to keeping the cost of a divorce low.
Availability and Pricing
Mary E. Ramos is available for full or half day mediations during normal business hours. She also offers evening and weekend mediations.
Mediation rates start at $550 per party for a half day and $1,100 per party for a full day.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule a divorce mediation feel free to give us a call today.
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Our Client Testimonials
The decision to end my 25-year marriage was not an easy one, but hiring the Ramos Law Group was. From the initial consultation to the execution of the Divorce Decree everyone at the firm displayed the utmost professionalism and I was treated as if I was their only client. My attorney Lindsey, always provided precise legal guidance, was usually one step ahead of the opposing counsel, and had a superb understanding of how things would play out in the court room. Additionally, whenever my case needed a little extra horsepower, Mary provided that "surge" to keep things on track.
"Ms. Ramos and her entire staff worked with professionalism and compassion to guide me through the most difficult time of my life and to an outcome that was best for my family and myself. Ramos Law is incredible and I highly, highly recommend their services."
"I was recommended to see Mary Ramos for my on coming custody case,it was the best thing I could've done honestly.The Ramos law group was quick with emailed responses and telephone calls,informative with ANY questions I had and they also took action with what they thought would work,which it did,I had money troubles and they were still willing to help they sent me with a younger lawyer Lindsey Lewis to help save some money and she was the best!She knew what she was doing and Mary was still on my case to make sure things went smoothly and to catch any details Lindsey and I might have missed.All in all I am a very satisfied client and if I ever needed a family lawyer again I would come back.My case was won as I received primary for my daughter which is exactly what I asked for.If you're willing to listen to what they have to say and follow their guidance they're definitely worth hiring.I thought I wanted sole custody for my daughter and they explained that wasn't in the best interest for her and honestly they were right,they speak to you on a professional level and also a real level of how things are actually going to work and what could happen if you take a certain action.They definitely care about their clients and make their own bond with you,you're not just money in their pockets you turn into family. "
"I received excellent advice and representation from Ms. Lindsey Lewis. She kept me updated at every step of the process, and I never felt as if my case was set aside. I would hire The Ramos Law Group in the future. "
"I started my divorce with a lawyer who was not very responsive. My divorce case was complicated and needed more laborious scrutiny. Since the case was not moving forward I had to switch lawyers. Made the switch to Ramos Law group. Since the very first day Mary and her team have been very efficient and meticulous. Since the case was complicated the team had to go through myriads of pages in discovery. I was pleased with the legal team that helped us handle the paperwork in a very timely manner. All my questions were answered very promptly. The relay of information was easy with their software system. We finally had a law firm that we could trust. My divorce was finalized and I only have Mary and her team to thank for going through a difficult divorce. I would highly recommend the Ramos law group for their help and support for getting my life back on track. "